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WRIGHT Tartan Smith

Male 1838 - 1865  (27 years)


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  • Name WRIGHT Tartan Smith  [1
    Born 1838  , Yancy Mills, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation U.S. Military Civil War Veteran (Confederate) 
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: < 5y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male under the age of 5 in the household of Lewis F. Wright
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    1840 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County
    Page 216, for Various People
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 12y 
    • He was recorded in the household of Lewis F. Wright, and was 12 years old at the time of this census. Missouri was his reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [ARTHUR and WRIGHT]
    1850 U.S. census, Missouri, Pulaski County, District #72 [ARTHUR and WRIGHT]
    Occupation 1860  [5
    clerk 
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 22y 
    • He was recorded as T.S. Wright in the household of E.D. Kitchen and was 22 years old at the time of this census. "Missouri" was again his recorded birthplace.

      Judge Wright's family was counted twice in 1860. Once here, and once on the census for Little Piney Twp.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [KITCHEN, E.D., WRIGHT, Lewis F]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Rolla [KITCHEN, E.D., WRIGHT, Lewis F]
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Little Piney Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 22y 
    • He was recorded as T.S. Wright in the household of L.F. Wright, and was 22 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was reported as "clerk", and "Missouri" was still recorded as his birthplace.

      Judge Wright's family was counted twice in 1860. Once here, and once on the Rolla census, in the home of E.D. Kitchen.
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Little Piney [WRIGHT, Lewis F]
    1860 U.S. census, Missouri, Phelps County, Little Piney [WRIGHT, Lewis F]
    Land Purchase 1 Aug 1861  , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Issue Date: 8/1/1861
      Land Office: Jackson
      Cancelled: No
      U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)

      Acres: 80
      Metes/Bounds: No
      Document Nr.: 42704
      Accession/Serial Nr.: MO4200__.054
      BLM Serial Nr.: MO NO S/N
      W1/2NE Sect.33 T35N R8W 5th PM MO Phelps
    Military Service 1862  , , , Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Tartan S. served in the Civil War, Confederate, 10th Missouri Infantry, Company D, Private

      T.S. also served with Anthony K., and Isaac N. Wright in the 3rd Battery, Missouri Light Artillery

      Gorham's-Tilden's-Lesueur's Battery [also called 3rd Battery] was formed in 1862 with men from Laclede and Audrain Counties. The unit was assigned to Parson's and S.P. Burns' Brigade, then W.D. Blocher's Battalion of Artillery, Trans-Mississippi Department. It was active at Cane Hill, lost 1 killed, 8 wounded, and 3 missing at Helena, and sustained no casualties at Jenkins' Ferry. The company totalled 43 men in May, 1862, and there were 82 fit for duty in July, 1863. Towards the end of the war it was stationed at Camden, Arkansas, and surrendered in June, 1865. Captains James Gorham, A.A. Tilden, and Charles B. Lesueur were in command.

      Tartan was captured at Meridian, Mississippi on 4 May 1865 and paroled at Citronelle, Alabama on 10 May 1865. He took the Oath of Loyalty after the war was over.
    MILITARY, Civil War, Service Card, [WRIGHT, T.S.]
    MILITARY, Civil War, Service Card, [WRIGHT, T.S.]
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    Died 17 Aug 1865  , Vida, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Cause: murder 
    Buried King Cemetery, Cold Spring Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Person ID I4193  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2015 

    Father Judge WRIGHT Lewis Fields, Sr.,   b. 1815, , , , Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1865, , Vida, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother KITCHEN Frances,   b. Abt 1813, , , Washington County, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1860 and Feb 1865, , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1835  , , Crawford [later Pulaski then Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Marriage of WRIGHT, Lewis and KITCHEN, Frances
    Marriage of WRIGHT, Lewis and KITCHEN, Frances

    Transcription:
    State of Misouri }
    County of Crawford }

    I do hereby Certify that I did join in matrimony Lewis Right and Frances Kitchen on the 1st day of October A.D. 1835

    G.H. Coppedge J.P.
    Truly Recorded Nov 4th 1835

    Carter T Wood, Clerk

    Family ID F607  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1838 - , Yancy Mills, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: < 5y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 12y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 22y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 22y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Little Piney Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 1 Aug 1861 - , , Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - 1862 - , , , Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: murder - 17 Aug 1865 - , Vida, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - King Cemetery, Cold Spring Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S223] King, Cecil. History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, Missouri : Dogwood Printing, 1996), p. 124 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S34] Case, Mary Ruth. "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy." Supplied by compiler, Rolla, Missouri.

    3. [S697] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1840 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S703] Missouri. Pulaski County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S272] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S714] Missouri. Phelps County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management. "Land Patent Search." Database and digital images. General Land Office Records, entry for Wright, Tartan S. (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S300] U.S. National Park Service. “Soldiers and Sailors Database.” Database. The Civil War, (http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm : 2007-present), entry for Tartan S. Wright, Pvt., 10th Missouri Inf., Confederate (Reliability: 2).
      Regiment Name : 10 Missouri Infantry.
      Side : Confederate
      Company : D
      Soldier's Rank_In : Private
      Soldier's Rank_Out : Private
      Film Number : M380 roll 16

    9. [S223] King, Cecil. History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, Missouri : Dogwood Printing, 1996) (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S190] Barabara Pugh, compiler, "Burials, Phelps County Missouri," index, USGenWeb Archives, MOGenWeb, (http://www.usgwarchives.net/mo/phelps/phelpbur.htm: accessed 27 June 2012).

    11. [S567] King Cemetery (Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.812007°, W-91.858304°; King Cemetery is thought to be located on the Corn Creek and Little Piney River). Grave markers.

    12. [S796] Missouri. Crawford County. "Marriages." MSA microfilm C2044 (Misc. 1829-1831; Vols 1 and 2, 1831-1871). Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City., (1831-1871), A:28, entry for Lewis RIGHT and Frances KITCHEN, 1 October 1835; MSA microfilm C2044, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S34] Case, Mary Ruth. "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy." Supplied by compiler, Rolla, Missouri (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S223] King, Cecil. History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, Missouri : Dogwood Printing, 1996), p. 128.