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 Edward Wright

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Edward Wright

Birth
Dover, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death
11 Dec 1896 (aged 39)
Scotia, Greeley County, Nebraska, USA
Burial
Scotia, Greeley County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Block 8 Lot 8
Memorial ID
91885330 View Source

from History of State of Nebraska, 1882:

Ed. Wright

Ed. Wright, has charge of general merchandise store for W. H. West, of Grand Island; business opened in March, 1878; carries stock of about $3,000. Mr. Wright located in Scotia at that time. The above is the first store established in Greeley County. He was born in Dover, Del., February 17, 1857; lived in native State until 1876, and went to Fort Scott, Kan., and engaged in the manufacture of cheese one season, then came to Nebraska. Married May 14, 1882, to Miss M. J. Bean, daughter of Judge J. J. Bean, of Scotia. Mrs. W. is a native of Plainfield, Wis.


Omaha World Herald, Omaha, Nebraska, 11 Dec 1896:

Ed Wright

He Was Tired of Life

Special Dispatch to the World Herald.
Scotia, Neb., Dec. 10 - Ed Wright, the leading merchant of Scotia, committed suicide this evening by shooting, ill health being the cause. He has been a great sufferer for many months.

from History of State of Nebraska, 1882:

Ed. Wright

Ed. Wright, has charge of general merchandise store for W. H. West, of Grand Island; business opened in March, 1878; carries stock of about $3,000. Mr. Wright located in Scotia at that time. The above is the first store established in Greeley County. He was born in Dover, Del., February 17, 1857; lived in native State until 1876, and went to Fort Scott, Kan., and engaged in the manufacture of cheese one season, then came to Nebraska. Married May 14, 1882, to Miss M. J. Bean, daughter of Judge J. J. Bean, of Scotia. Mrs. W. is a native of Plainfield, Wis.


Omaha World Herald, Omaha, Nebraska, 11 Dec 1896:

Ed Wright

He Was Tired of Life

Special Dispatch to the World Herald.
Scotia, Neb., Dec. 10 - Ed Wright, the leading merchant of Scotia, committed suicide this evening by shooting, ill health being the cause. He has been a great sufferer for many months.


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