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Judge Lewis Fields WRIGHT, Sr.

Judge Lewis Fields WRIGHT, Sr.

Male 1815 - 1865  (50 years)

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    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary)

    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. (Reliability: 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. (Reliability: 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. (Reliability: 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; (Reliability: 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; (Reliability: 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. (Reliability: 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; (Reliability: 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; (Reliability: 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. (Reliability: 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; (Reliability: 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.

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

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

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

    16. [S567] King Cemetery (Liberty Twp., Phelps County, Missouri; LAT/LON N37.812007°, W-91.858304°; To get to King Cemetery, 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, 16 September 2018. (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1253] "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1883379 : accessed 27 December 2017), Isaac Wright and Agnes Smith, 1813; citing Orange County (Virginia) County Clerk, "Marriage register, v. 1 1757-1867..."; FHL microfilm 33,031, item 2, digital folder 4810100, image 221 of 518. (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S23] Ancestry.com website, www.ancestry.com, (Provo, UT : The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), "Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850" and "Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850". (Reliability: 2).

    19. [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).

    20. [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. (Reliability: 2).

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

    22. [S913] Phelps County, Missouri, "Marriages", (1857-1867), A:166, entry for L.F. Wright and Mary Kester, 9 February 1865; MSA microfilm C20225, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City. (Reliability: 3).

    23. [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), (Reliability: 2).

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



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