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 Annie Rebecca <I>Ellis</I> Wright

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Annie Rebecca Ellis Wright

  • Birth 21 Oct 1882 Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 17 Dec 1960 South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 51183803

Annie Rebecca Ellis Wright was my g grandmother. She was born to James Alexander Ellis and Catherine Logan Ellis in Abbeville County SC. She was the 6th child born to her parents. She married Joseph B M Wright on February 18 1904 and produced 7 children from this union. Joseph Clifford, Charles Conrad, Emily, Eugene Darlington(my grandfather), Mary Elizabeth, Walter Crofton, and John Curtis.
I dont know much about her other than she had Alzeheimers but in the late 50's and early 60's they didnt know much about the disease and she was confined to a mental institute where she died.

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Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Rebecca Wright. 78, of 1535 Augusta Street, West Columbia, will be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon from the First Assembly of God Church on Richland Street, conducted by the Rev. J.C. Hunnicut and the Rev. T.L. Ashely. Interment will be in Olympia cemetery.
Mrs. Wright died Saturday night at a local hospital after an illness of several months.
She had lived in West Columbia and Columbia for the past 35 years but was formerly of Abbeville County. She was also a member of the First Assembly of God Church in Columbia.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. W.A. Thomas of Columbia and Mrs. Emily Marsh of Long Beach, Calif.; four sons C.C. Wright and J.C.Wright, both of Columbia, E.D. Wright of Lexington, and W. C. Wright of West Columbia; three sisters, Mrs. Lelia Hill and Mrs. Nan Wright, both of Calhoun Falls and Mrs. Bessie Stewart of Greenwood; and two brothers, Benson Ellis of Abbeville and John Ellis of Calhoun Falls.
Active pallbearers will be her six grandsons, Rayford Brown, Gene Thomas, Paul Wright, Joe Wright, Albert Wright and Ralph Wright.
They will be at the Thompson Funeral Home at 2:30 this afternoon.
Honorary paullbearers will be D.G.Hall, J.E. Blanchard, R.C. Dennis, Dr. Joseph Tobin, Dr. Ed Byrnes, and also the deacons of the First Assembly of God Church and the members of the Fishermen's Club of the Whaley Street Methodist Church.
They will meet at the church at 2:55 this afternoon.


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  • Created by: Pamela Kyzer Anderson
  • Added: 16 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51183803
  • Laura Virgil
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Annie Rebecca Ellis Wright (21 Oct 1882–17 Dec 1960), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51183803, citing Olympia Cemetery, Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Pamela Kyzer Anderson (contributor 46829821) .