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WRIGHT James, Sr.

Male 1671 - 1759  (88 years)


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  • Name WRIGHT James 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1671  , , Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Quaker Records for Family of James & Mary WRIGHT from Hopewell Monthly Meeting
    Quaker Records for Family of James & Mary WRIGHT from Hopewell Monthly Meeting
    Gender Male 
    Club/Society/Group , , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    New Garden Monthly Meeting 
    Residence Between 1716 and 1726  , East Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • A change in the boundary after Mason and Dixon made their survey made it part of Cecil County, Maryland.
    Residence 1727  , Monocacy Settlement, Northern Prince Georges County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • now is Frederick County, Maryland. Monocacy Settlement was on the Monocacy River, about five miles south of Frederick, Maryland
    Residence 1735  , Ross-Bryan Settlement, Orange County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Catastrophe Est 1750  , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Clerk of Hopewell Meeting wrote, "Our ancient Friends James Wright and his Wife are much reduced, being driven from their habitation and are unable to labour for a Livelyhood."
    Religion Quaker 
    Occupation Quaker Minister  [4
    Will (ye 14th day of ye 8th month 1751)  , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
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    Died 15 May 1759  , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Age: 83y 
    • Frederick County, Virginia in 1759 is now Berkeley County, West Virginia
    Buried 15 May 1759  Hopewell Friends Burial Ground, Clear Brook, Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Probate 4 Mar 1760  , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Frederick Co., Va., Will Book 3:173-74.
    Notes 
    • James was an elder of the Hopewell Monthly Meeting and one of the first settlers in that part of Virginia. [6]
    Person ID I6175  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2017 

    Family BOWATER Mary,   b. INT 12 Feb 1690 (ye 2nd day of ye 12th mo. 1689*),   d. Between 5 Aug 1763 and 6 Mar 1764, , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Married Y  [8
    • Mary condemned her marriage contrary to discipline on 28 January 1708/9
    Children 
     1. WRIGHT Mary,   b. INT 14 Aug 1708 (ye 3d day of ye 6th mo. 1708*), , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (ye 24th day of ye 10th month 1800), , Back Creek, Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. WRIGHT Hannah,   b. INT 4 Apr 1710 (ye 24th day of ye 1st mo. 1709*), , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. WRIGHT Thomas,   b. (ye 11th day of ye 1st month 1711), , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. WRIGHT Martha,   b. INT 25 Apr 1713 (ye 14th day of ye 2d mo. 1713*),   d. (ye 28th day of ye 10th month 1794), , , Berkeley County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. WRIGHT Elizabeth,   b. INT 3 Feb 1715 (ye 23d day of ye 11th mo. 1714*),   d. 1790, , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. WRIGHT John,   b. INT 15 Jan 1717 (ye 4th day of ye 11th mo. 1716*), , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1789 and 1790, , , Newberry County, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. WRIGHT James,   b. INT 19 Jan 1719 (ye 8th day of ye 11th mo. 1718*), , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. WRIGHT Thomas,   b. INT 25 Mar 1720/21 (ye 14th day of ye 1st mo. 1720, New Garden Monthly Meeting, , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1765, , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. WRIGHT Isaac,   b. INT 5 Jun 1723 (ye 25th day of ye 3rd mo. 1723*), , New Garden, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 May 1777, , Frederick Hights, Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. WRIGHT Ann,   b. INT 9 Apr 1725 (ye 29th day of ye 1st mo. 1725*), , , Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1801, , Back Creek, Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +11. WRIGHT Sarah,   b. INT 26 May 1727 (ye 15th day of ye 3d mo. 1727*), , Monocacy Valley, Frederick County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. WRIGHT Lydia,   b. INT 11 Nov 1730 (ye 31st day of ye 8th mo. 1730*), , Monocacy Valley, Prince George County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1778, , , Hampshire County, Virginia (now WV), USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F2222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsClub/Society/Group - New Garden Monthly Meeting - - , , , Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935." Database. Ancestry.com., (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2009-present), Record for James Wright Sen. Family, Virginia, Frederick, Hopewell Monthly Meeting, Marriages 1758 (Record of Deaths 1671 to 1805, reversed book), p. 4, image 458 of 468 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S755] Find A Grave. Database and Digital Images., (http://findagrave.com: accessed 15 January 2017), memorial page for James Wright (1671-1759), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32113203. Citing Hopewell Friends Burial Ground, Clear Brook, Frederick County, Virginia, USA (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1242] Baldwin, Stewart. "Quaker Marriage Certificates, Using Witness Lists in Genealogical Research." The American Genealogist. 72 (October 1997): , p. 233 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1241] Kerns, Wilmer L., Ph.D., Frederick County, Virginia, Settlement and Some first Families of Back Creek Valley, 1730-1830, (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc, 1995), p. 149 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S1241] Kerns, Wilmer L., Ph.D., Frederick County, Virginia, Settlement and Some first Families of Back Creek Valley, 1730-1830, (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, Inc, 1995), p. 150 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S1243] Baldwin, Stewart. "John and Thomas Bowater and their Sister Mary (Bowater) Wright." The American Genealogist. 75 (January 2000): , p. 121, footnote 84 (Reliability: 2).
      cites The Friend 32(1859):418

    7. [S1243] Baldwin, Stewart. "John and Thomas Bowater and their Sister Mary (Bowater) Wright." The American Genealogist. 75 (January 2000): , p. 120 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1243] Baldwin, Stewart. "John and Thomas Bowater and their Sister Mary (Bowater) Wright." The American Genealogist. 75 (January 2000): , p. 121 (Reliability: 2).
      cites Philadelphia Monthly Meeting records, in Hinshaw, 2:694.