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 Erastus Wright

Erastus Wright

Birth
Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 21 Nov 1870 (aged 91)
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 14, 28
Memorial ID 19559 · View Source
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Wright was one of the earliest teachers in Sangamon County. He taught school for many years & was school commissioner of Sangamon County. He was a most colorful figure & old citizens remembered that he drove a tame elk to harness & put the fear of God in his many young pupils.

Bio by: Connie Nisinger


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 16 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19559
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Erastus Wright (21 Jan 1779–21 Nov 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19559, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .