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Dr James W Wright

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Dr James W Wright

  • Birth 5 Feb 1825 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 5 Oct 1882 Oak Cliff, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried at Wright family farm by Five Mile Creek
  • Memorial ID 122341687

Father- Thomas 1794-1874
Mother - Martha Ann Tutt 1796-1861
Children :
Sidney J Wright
Robert C Wright
James L Wright



Fought in the Mexican War in 1844-1845 Tennessee
under Marshall's company 1
Oct 24,1848 Married Luciana (Lucy) Brooks in Tennessee
In 1849 he began study of Medicine ,under Dr. Etherly
of Green Hill , Wilson county, Tennessee .His first course
of lecture was in Louisville during the winter 1848-1849
and graduated at the medical collage of Nashville of
Tennessee in 1860. At this time he had been going back and forth to Texas. Then again he served in the Civil War as
the surgeon on the Melissa. Then he came back to Texas and was the Doctor surrounding areas including now a ghost town
called Jimtown between Cedar Hill and Dallas , Texas
until his death . The Dallas county history portal says
his death was in 1882 but the Mexican War pension was filed by Lucy in 1887 .


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  • Created by: C Dee eames
  • Added: 28 Dec 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 122341687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr James W Wright (5 Feb 1825–5 Oct 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 122341687, ; Maintained by C Dee eames (contributor 47923832) Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Buried at Wright family farm by Five Mile Creek.