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Thomas Wright, Jr

  • Birth 16 Aug 1630 South Weald, Brentwood Borough, Essex, England
  • Death 23 Aug 1683 Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 73119622

Thomas Wright Jr., son of Thomas Wright Sr. and his first wife Mary (Cranbroke) Wright, was born in South Weald, Essex, England in about 1632. He came with his family to America in about 1635, settling initially in Watertown, Massachusetts and later in Wethersfield, Connecticut, where he was made a freeman in 1654. Thomas married Elizabeth Chittenden, daughter of William and Joanna (Sheaffe) Chittenden, on June 16, 1657 at Wethersfield, Connecticut. He died at Wethersfield on August 23, 1683 and was buried in Wethersfield Village Cemetery, though the perishable burial marker used at that time no longer exists.

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  • Created by: Steve Goodrich
  • Added: 9 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73119622
  • Steve Goodrich
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Wright, Jr (16 Aug 1630–23 Aug 1683), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73119622, citing Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Steve Goodrich (contributor 47431881) .