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WRIGHT Martha

Female INT 25 Apr 1713 (ye 14th day of ye 2d mo. 1713*) - (ye 28th day of ye 10th month 1794)


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  • Name WRIGHT Martha 
    Born INT 25 Apr 1713 (ye 14th day of ye 2d mo. 1713*)  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • * Note that the date of birth in the Quaker Meeting Minutes is the JULIAN date (as opposed to the "Gregorian" dates we use today). Quakers also referred to the months as numbered months rather than their names, and their calendar started on March 24th rather than January 1st. It gets even more complicated, so a date converter must be used to determine the Gregorian date ("INT" means "interpreted".) The Gregorian date appears first, followed by the Julian date in parenthesis.
    Quaker Records for Family of James & Mary WRIGHT from Hopewell Monthly Meeting
    Quaker Records for Family of James & Mary WRIGHT from Hopewell Monthly Meeting
    Quaker Records for Children of James and Mary WRIGHT from New Garden Monthly Meeting
    Quaker Records for Children of James and Mary WRIGHT from New Garden Monthly Meeting
    Gender Female 
    Married Name Martha Mendenhall 
    Religion Quaker 
    Occupation Quaker Minister  [4
    • for 62 years
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    Died (ye 28th day of ye 10th month 1794)  , , Berkeley County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I6185  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2017 

    Father WRIGHT James, Sr.,   b. 1671, , , Baltimore County, Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1759, , , Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Married Y  [5
    • Mary condemned her marriage contrary to discipline on 28 January 1708/9
    Family ID F2222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MENDENHALL John, Jr.,   d. 1771, , , Old Frederick County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Son of John and Susanna (Pierson) Mendenhall Sr.
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F2260  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1210] U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935." Database. Ancestry.com., (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2009-present), Ancestry.com: U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935., Records for Children of James Wright and Mary his wife, Pennsylvania, Chester, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Minutes 1746-1768, p. 13, image 11 of 190 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S755] Find A Grave. Database and Digital Images., Website: Find A Grave., (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. [S1210] U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935." Database. Ancestry.com., (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2009-present), Ancestry.com: U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935., 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).

    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), Book: Frederick Co. VA, Settlement of Back Creek Valley., p. 152 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S1243] Baldwin, Stewart. "John and Thomas Bowater and their Sister Mary (Bowater) Wright." The American Genealogist. 75 (January 2000): 37–46, and 117–23, TAG: Bowaters., p. 121 (Reliability: 2).
      cites Philadelphia Monthly Meeting records, in hinshaw, 2:694.