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Pvt James A. Wright

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Pvt James A. Wright

Birth
New York, USA
Death
30 Jan 1913 (aged 74)
Michigan, USA
Burial
Lake Odessa, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID
103414877 View Source

Son of Luther and Millie Wright, brother to Charles L. Wright. CIVIL WAR VETERAN. COMPANY D 4TH MICHIGAN INFANTRY. Local history has it that when his older brother, Charles Wright, was killed in the war, James went and retrieved his body for burial at Lakeside Cemetery.

1860 Census Odessa Twp, Ionia County, MI;
James A Right 21 years

Here is a record of his Civil War Service;
Name: James A. Wright

Military Final Rank: Private
Military Unit: 4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry (1st organization)
Military Company: D
Note: See also 4 Mich. Inf. (New)

1870 Census Odessa Twp, Ionia County, MI;

***James Wright M 31y New York***
Milla Wright F 61y Vermont
Malvina Wheeler F 36y New York
Enos Olmstead M 15y Michigan

1900 Census Lake Odessa, Ionia County, MI;

Years Married: 29 (1871)

***James A Wright Head M 62 New York***
Ambria B Wright Wife F 48 New York
Lillian C Wright Daughter F 19 Michigan
Mildred E Wright Daughter F 16 Michigan
Jessica C Wright Daughter F 13 Michigan
Alice C Wright Daughter F 10 Michigan

Son of Luther and Millie Wright, brother to Charles L. Wright. CIVIL WAR VETERAN. COMPANY D 4TH MICHIGAN INFANTRY. Local history has it that when his older brother, Charles Wright, was killed in the war, James went and retrieved his body for burial at Lakeside Cemetery.

1860 Census Odessa Twp, Ionia County, MI;
James A Right 21 years

Here is a record of his Civil War Service;
Name: James A. Wright

Military Final Rank: Private
Military Unit: 4th Regiment, Michigan Infantry (1st organization)
Military Company: D
Note: See also 4 Mich. Inf. (New)

1870 Census Odessa Twp, Ionia County, MI;

***James Wright M 31y New York***
Milla Wright F 61y Vermont
Malvina Wheeler F 36y New York
Enos Olmstead M 15y Michigan

1900 Census Lake Odessa, Ionia County, MI;

Years Married: 29 (1871)

***James A Wright Head M 62 New York***
Ambria B Wright Wife F 48 New York
Lillian C Wright Daughter F 19 Michigan
Mildred E Wright Daughter F 16 Michigan
Jessica C Wright Daughter F 13 Michigan
Alice C Wright Daughter F 10 Michigan


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