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 Hiram Wright

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Hiram Wright

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 11 Jul 1890 (aged 85)
Mercer County, Missouri, USA
Burial Mercer, Mercer County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 40533145 View Source
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Son of Hosea and Sarah (Crews) Wright, was married on Jan 18, 1827 in Highland Co., OH to Nancy Vinzant, the dau of James Vinzant/Vinzint. Hiram was the grandson of Gabriel and Deborah (Ball) Wright. Gabriel, a Revolutionary War soldier, immigrated ca 1765 to this country from the Loch Earn area of Perthshire, Scotland. Hiram's father, Hosea, was a veteran of the War of 1812. The family name was originally McGreggor.
Hiram came to Mercer County with his family ca 1858/59 from Indiana and Ohio. Before moving two and a half miles southwest of Lineville, Hiram and Nancy lived in the Ravanna area for a while. As they grew older, they moved in with their son William E and lived with him until their deaths. Hiram and Nancy are buried in the McKinney Cemetery which is located about four miles northwest of Mercer, Missouri.
They had ten children:
1. Sarah L (Mrs Eli Stark)
2. Margaret (Mrs James Ward)
3. Joseph who married Nancy Jane Myers
4. Katherine
5. Martin VanBuren who married Hannah Ray Petty
6. John
7. Deborah who married Rev James Stark
8. David who married Sarah R Hashman and is
buried in the Ravanna Cemetery.
9. Willima E who married Marha E Sill
10. Amos Hedge who married Janette McDougal Sill.
Article. titled located on p 883 of Vol II, "Mercer County Pioneer Traces." Submitted by Betty Berndt and Keith D Wright.


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  • Added: 10 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40533145
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40533145/hiram-wright : accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Wright (1 Feb 1805–11 Jul 1890), Find a Grave Memorial ID 40533145, citing McKinney Cemetery, Mercer, Mercer County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by classic (contributor 46573875) .