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Judge Lewis Fields WRIGHT, Sr.

Male 1815 - 1865  (50 years)


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    1. [S1183] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 109, dwelling 522, family 532, Lewis F. Wright household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 7 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    2. [S716] 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 August 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 639. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    3. [S693] 1840 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, no township, p. 216 (stamped), line 21, Lewis F. Wright household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 229. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    4. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 4 November 2008), Louis F. Wright (Phelps County, Missouri), cash patent no. 7351; (Quality Assessment: 3).

    5. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 4 November 2008), Lewis F. Wright (Phelps County, Missouri), cash patent no. 8964; (Quality Assessment: 3).

    6. [S1183] 1850 U.S. census, Pulaski County, Missouri, population schedule, District #72, p. 109, dwelling 522, family 532, Lewis F. Wright household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 July 2016); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 411. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    7. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 4 November 2008), Lewis F. Wright (Phelps County, Missouri), cash patent no. 17035; (Quality Assessment: 3).

    8. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 4 November 2008), Lewis F. Wright (Phelps County, Missouri), cash patent no. 25193; (Quality Assessment: 3).

    9. [S223] Cecil King, History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, MissourivDogwood Printing, 1996), p. 138.

    10. [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. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    11. [S578] Bureau of Land Management, "Land Patent Search," database with images, General Land Office Records (http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch : accessed 4 November 2008), Lewis F. Wright (Phelps County, Missouri), military patent no. 30750; (Quality Assessment: 3).

    12. [S194] Lois Stanley, George F. Wilson and Mary Helen Wilson, compilers, "Death Records from Missouri Newspapers: The Civil War Years, January 1861-December 1865", (Greenville, South Carolina : Southern Historical Press, 1990) page 189, entry for WRIGHT, Judge Lewis F. and four sons (1865); citing Liberty Tribune (Liberty, Missouri), 1 Sep 1865, n.p., and Missouri Republican (St. Louis, Missouri) 21 Aug 1865, n.p. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    13. [S223] Cecil King, History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, MissourivDogwood Printing, 1996), Chapter 4, pp. 123-139. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    14. [S787] Primary Source unavailable, Phelps County started recording deaths in 1883, therefore no death record is available from Phelps County records..

    15. [S567] King Cemetery (Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON 37.812007N, -91.858304W; take Rt. 63 south from Rolla to Vida area; turn west on County Road 7240 (aka Vessie Rd.) Take this road all the way until you get to a T in the road (approx. 3.5 miles). Turn left (still Vessie Road/CR7240) and drive approx. 1/2 mile until you get to the crossing of Little Piney creek, cross the creek, turn a corner, and Claudie Mathis farm is the first gate on the left. You will need to contact Claudie Mathis at --- to get into the gate. Once in, go 1/2 mile to her farm (she'll probably meet you) then keep following the gravel road for another 1/2 mile until it runs out into a clearing. The King Cemetery is just south of the clearing. It should be fenced in, it was cleaned out by Kevin Karnes in 2018. New military gravestones were installed in 2018. Stones for Judge Wright and his two youngest sons who were murdered will be installed the Fall of 2018. For an escort to the cemetery, contact the Phelps County Genealogical Society), Judge Lewis Fields Wright Sr. marker; personally read and photographed, personally read and photographed, 16 September 2018. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    16. [S223] Cecil King, History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, MissourivDogwood Printing, 1996), p. 125.

    17. [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; MSA microfilm C2044, Missouri State Archive, Jefferson City. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    18. [S34] Mary Ruth Case, "The Case/Collier Family Genealogy," compiled 10 Dec 1990, supplied 2004 by Case, Rolla, Missouri; no specific documentation for any piece of data. (Quality Assessment: 2).

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

    20. [S788] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriages," (1857-1867), A:166, L.F. Wright and Mary Kester, 9 February 1865; MSA microfilm C20225, Missouri State Archive, Jefferson City. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    21. [S174] Homer Crowell and John Usry, compilers, Phelps County, Missouri Marriages, Book "A", 4 September 1857-17 February 1867, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 1983), (Quality Assessment: 2).

    22. [S635] Robert M. Doerr, Phelps County (Mo.) Marriages, 1857-1910, (Rolla, Missouri : Phelps County Genealogical Society, 2000), (Quality Assessment: 2).



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