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 Betsy A <I>Boardman</I> Wright

Betsy A Boardman Wright

Birth
Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 1884 (aged 41–42)
Wrightsville, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Lander, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 112158607 · View Source
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Betsy was the daughter of Jared and Viletta Wyman Boardman. In the Wilcox Family Bible and census, her first name is spelled Betsy. She was born in Freehold, Warren County, PA.

NOTE: In the Wilcox Family Bible the following names were found. " Philander Wright, BETSY Boardman. Clara and Charles. Newton and Kate, Clyde, Gertie, Olie, Martin, Newton and Marion". There are other names listed with the Wrights which are in the process of being researched. No dates were entered.]

1850 - Freehold PA Census, BETSY 7, b. 1843, James [Jared] 32, b. 1818, Viletta 32, Alphonzo 2, Horace 3.

1860 - Freehold PA Census, BETSY BOARDMAN 16, b. 1844 PA, Jared 43, b. 1817 NY, Vinetta 41, b. 1819 NY, Alphonso 12, b. 1848 PA, Horace 10, b. 1850 PA.

Betsy was the 1st wife of Philander Wright, son of Lester and Almira Wright. Philander enlisted in the Union Army Oct 30, 1862 as a Private, mustered into F CO PA 151st INF, July 27, 1863 at Harrisburg, PA, b. Oct 24, 1839 at Freehold, PA. Died Jan 29, 1918 in Washington Vet's Home, buried in Veterans Home Cemetery, Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, with 2nd wife Eveline S. Crooke. Eveline and Philander had no children according to the 1900 census and they were married Sept 16, 1889 in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, NY. Eveline received a pension based on his service during Civil War

Marriage Notice: To Betsy Wright --- Warren Mail - Aug 29, 1863.

"Philander Wright of Wrightsville m. Betsy A. Boardman of Freehold, m. Aug 21, 1863 at Wrightsville, PA."

1870 - Freehold PA Census, Philander 30, b. 1839/40, BETSY 25, b. 1844/45 PA. Clara 5, b. 1864/65 PA. Also living in household is Helen Cowles 20.

1880 - Freehold PA Census, Betsy A. 38, b. 1842 PA, Philander 40, b. 1840 PA, children Clara 14, b. 1866 PA, Mary 5, b. 1875 PA, Baby *Girl 0, b. 1880. [*this may be mistake on census, as son Charles Wright was born Apr 24, 1880 in Freehold, PA. Living with family is Philanders parents, father Lester 76, b. 1802 MA and mother Almira 76, b. MA.

Bio, census and family info provided by Judith Wilcox Szczesny. Photo and info provided by Laura M. Brainard.


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  • Maintained by: Judith Wilcox Szczesny
  • Originally Created by: JNicholson
  • Added: 11 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 112158607
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Betsy A Boardman Wright (1842–1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 112158607, citing Marshtown Cemetery, Lander, Warren County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Judith Wilcox Szczesny (contributor 48085894) .