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Elias Davidson WRIGHT

Elias Davidson WRIGHT

Male 1843 - 1865  (22 years)

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    1. [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.

    2. [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).

    3. [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).

    4. [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).

    5. [S1282] "Civil War Service Records," database with images, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 11 June 2018), entry for Elias Wright, Civil War Service Records > Confederate Records > Missouri > Tenth Infantry, So-Y > W > Wright, Elias D; (Quality Assessment: 2).

    6. [S300] National Park Service, "Soldiers and Sailors Database - The Civil War," database, Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System (http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm : accessed 29 March 2021), entry for Elias D. Wright, Capt., 10th Missouri Inf., Confederate. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    7. [S223] Cecil King, History of Yancy Mills, Phelps Co., Missouri, (Ozark, MissourivDogwood Printing, 1996), p. 125 and p. 128.

    8. [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), Capt. Elias D. Wright military marker; personally read and photographed, personally read and photographed, 9 June 2018. (Quality Assessment: 3).

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