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Gilbert Benjamin WRIGHT

Male 1848 - 1865  (17 years)


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  • Name Gilbert Benjamin WRIGHT 
    Nickname Beeba (Babe) 
    Born 1848  , Yancy Mills, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 2y 
    • He was recorded in the household of Lewis F. Wright, and 2 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]
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 12y 
    • He was recorded as G.B. Wright in the household of E.D. Kitchen and was 12 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  [3
    Age: 12y 
    • He was recorded as G.B. Wright in the household of L.F. Wright, and was 12 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was reported as "laborer", 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]
    FindAGrave
    Died 17 Aug 1865  , Vida, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 16y 
    Cause: murder 
    Buried King Cemetery, Cold Spring Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I4199  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Collier Branch
    Last Modified 23 May 2018 

    Father Judge Lewis Fields WRIGHT, 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 Frances KITCHEN,   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  [7, 8, 9
    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 - 1848 - , Yancy Mills, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 2y - 1 Jun 1850 - , District #72, Pulaski [later Phelps] County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 12y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Rolla, Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 12y - 1 Jun 1860 - , Little Piney Twp., Phelps County, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 16y - 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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  • Photos
    WRIGHT, Lewis F. & Gilbert Benjamin (Beeba)
    WRIGHT, Lewis F. & Gilbert Benjamin (Beeba)
    Brothers Lewis F. & Gilbert Benjamin (Beeba) Wright

    SOURCE: History of Yancy Mills, Phelps County, Missouri, page 187

    SOURCE: Brothers, Gilbert Benjamin (Beeba) and Lewis Wright Jr. photograph, ca. 1863, digital image 10 May 2008, privately held by Kathy Kult, Belvidere, Illinois, 2008. Original photo passed down from Agnes (Wright) Collier to her son, Jesse Collier, to his son, Tartan Collier, to his daughter, Carolyn (Collier) Edison. The original is held by Carolyn (Collier) Edison. Carolyn allowed Kathy to take a digital photo of the original. A digitized copy of the original can be obtained by emailing kk@kks-fam.net.

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4199&tree=1: accessed 17 July 2018), "Gilbert Benjamin WRIGHT"

  • Sources 
    1. [S703] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 109, dwelling 522, family 532, Lewis F. Wright; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411, (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S714] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Rolla, p. 4 (penned), dwelling 26, family 26, E.D. Kitchen household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S272] 1860 U.S. census, Phelps County, Missouri, population schedule, Little Piney Township, p. 83 (penned), dwelling 539, family 539, L.F. Wright household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639, (Reliability: 3).

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

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

    6. [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).

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

    8. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri, (Reliability: 2).

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