Ferris Spurgeon Wright

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Ferris Spurgeon Wright

Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
Death 22 Oct 1936 (aged 48)
Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Burial Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 42044497 · View Source
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Ferris Spurgeon Wright born October 25, 1887 in Tabor City, Columbus County, North Carolina. His father was Lucian Wright & mother was Nellie Jenerette. Ferris married my grandmother Lutie Victoria Gore on August 18, 1915 in Pireway, North Carolina. My grandfather for as long as anyone can remember always had a store of some kind. Some records said he had a shoe store once. I don't personalty have any knowledge of this, however my aunt Lauredo said she never knew any time that he didn't have a store of some type.

Mr. Wright at the time of his death had a store in Plant City. Wright's Furniture & Hardware was at that time located at 118 S. Collins Street. The sign over the door and on the masthead of his invoices was the logo "You Can't Go Wrong At Wright's" His store displayed a sign stating "We Buy & Sell Anything From A Needle To A Battleship Except For Used Dentures & Coffins" Sometime around the late 40's or early 50's the store was moved 1 block West from 118 S. Collins St. to 119 S. Evers St. The move was necessary because the store next door, W.W. Mac's 5 & 10 cent store expanded to take over the place of Wright's location.

Ferris and Lutie had four children, all girls. The oldest was my mother Oneito Menta Wright born 6-2-1916 in Tabor City, NC.
The 2nd Jenette Lutie Wright born 7-29-1919 in Tabor City NC.
The 3rd Lauredo Retha Wright born 9-25-1921 in Tabor City NC.
The 4th Sebelia Ferris Wright born 2-16-1925 in Plant City Fl.

This information was from a family tree compiled by Willard C. Wright of 302 Live Oak St. Tabor City, N.C. 28463 Phone 910-653-3834 The info on this page was furnished to Willard by Jenette Wright Hair of 2608 N. Franklin St. Plant City, Fl. 33565

This info was entered by Ferris S. Waller their oldest grandson.

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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ferris Spurgeon Wright (25 Oct 1887–22 Oct 1936), Find a Grave Memorial no. 42044497, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Plant City, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Ferris Waller (contributor 47162876) .