Benjamin Wright, Sr. (1752 - 1837)

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Birthplace: Maryland, United States
Death: Died in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States
Managed by: J. Anita Ray
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About Benjamin Wright, Sr.

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Born: 1752, NC

Died: 4 Oct 1837, South of Trader's Point, Near Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana

Buried: Old Union Cemetery, near Clermont, Marion Co, Indiana

Service: Revolutionary Soldier - North Carolina

Fought in the battle of Guilford County Courthouse (North Carolina) 

Proof: Paid for services according to NC Rev. Army Accounts, Vol. XI, page 73, folio 1; and Vol. XII, page 21, folio 2. One dated Aug. 1783, other not dated.

"North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, Volume XI S.115.57, page 73, "No. 136 Benjn Wright 6 1 6"
"North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, Vol. XII, (Old Series) Vol. 13, Books AA & ZZ NC Stte Archives Microfilm No. S.115.61 Benjamin Wright Aug 83 7"
DAR Application National No. 291647 
DAR Supplemental 22 APR 1987 National No. 684826 - A653 -shows death date as 1842 
DAR Supplemental 17 DEC 1992 National No. 677953- A718
Book "Wright Family History", Vol. 1, by Osee Johnson Knouf, page 16 

Married: (1) Barbara Morgan (1758-1807); abt 1776, in Rowan Co., NC

Children:

Nancy Ann
Martha
James B. (1781-1873)
Richard
Jesse W.
Polly
Elizabeth "Betsy"
Sarah
Benjamin Jr. 

Married: (2) Patsey Morgan; abt 1795 in North Carolina (b. 1756 d. aft 1850, Marion Co., IN)

Children:

Jordan
Adam Wright (Judge)
John
Elizabeth
Thomas
Celia
Jeremiah 
Ben Wright Mountain in Randolph Co, NC was named after him.
Migrated to Indiana with his second wife. Many of his first children had already settled in Indiana. 
1830 Indiana, Marion County, Wayne Township, living next to his youngest daughter, Celia Wright and husband, Nathaniel Bell. Nearby were his sons Jordan and Judge Adam Wright.
1840 Census: Indiana, Marion County, lists all children, but not Benjamin. 

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Information provided by Jayne Wright-Allison, a 3rd-great-granddaughter of this patriot. 
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Birth: 1752, Maryland, USA

Death: Oct. 4, 1837, Traders Point, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Born in Maryland not NC per information obtained through the research of S. Gragg.

Died: 4 Oct 1837, South of Trader's Point, Near Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana

Buried: Old Union Cemetery, near Clermont, Marion Co, Indiana

Benjamin Wright Sr. is the son of Richard Wright Sr. b. abt 1726 in Maryland and Ann (unknown). Service: Revolutionary Soldier - North Carolina

Fought in the battle of Guilford County Courthouse (North Carolina) Married: (1) Barbara Morgan (1758-1807); abt 1776, in Rowan Co., NC

Children: Nancy Ann (m. Richard Gilstrap) Martha (m. William Henry Moss) James Benjamin (1781-1873)(m. Elizabeth Sears/Mary M. Myers-Miller) Richard (Reverend) (m. Eliz Hughes/Judith *Walker) Polly (m. John Cox) Elizabeth "Betsy" (Aug 29, 1786)(m. Jacob Peter Copple Jr) Jesse W. (m. Susannah (unknown) Sarah (m. Thomas Hill) Benjamin Jr. (m. Mary "Polly" Hill)

Married: (2) Patsey Morgan; abt 1795 in North Carolina (b. 1756 d. aft 1850, Marion Co., IN)

Children: Jordan Adam Wright (Judge) (m. Judana Bolabaugh) John Elizabeth (Nov 8, 1803) Thomas Celia (m. Nathaniel Bell) Jeremiah

Proof: Paid for services according to NC Rev. Army Accounts, Vol. XI, page 73, folio 1; and Vol. XII, page 21, folio 2. One dated Aug. 1783, other not dated. "North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, Volume XI S.115.57, page 73, "No. 136 Benjn Wright 6 1 6" "North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, Vol. XII, (Old Series) Vol. 13, Books AA & ZZ NC Stte Archives Microfilm No. S.115.61 Benjamin Wright Aug 83 7" DAR Application National No. 291647 DAR Supplemental 22 APR 1987 National No. 684826 - A653 -shows death date as 1842 DAR Supplemental 17 DEC 1992 National No. 677953- A718 Book "Wright Family History", Vol. 1, by Osee Johnson Knouf, page 16

Ben Wright Mountain in Randolph Co, NC was named after him. Migrated to Indiana with his second wife. Many of his first children had already settled in Indiana. 1830 Indiana, Marion County, Wayne Township, living next to his youngest daughter, Celia Wright and husband, Nathaniel Bell. Nearby were his sons Jordan and Judge Adam Wright. 1840 Census: Indiana, Marion County, lists all children, but not Benjamin. Information provided by Jayne Wright-Allison, a 3rd-great-granddaughter of this patriot.


Family links:

Parents:
 Richard Wright (1726 - 1785)
 Nancy Wright (____ - 1795)

Children:
 James Benjamin Wright (1781 - 1873)*
 David Wright (1806 - 1895)*
  • Calculated relationship
 

Burial: Old Union Cemetery Speedway Marion County Indiana, USA


Maintained by: Jayne Wright-Allison Originally Created by: Janet Hickman Record added: Jul 16, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 93696367

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Birth: 1752 Maryland, USA Death: Oct. 4, 1837 Traders Point Marion County Indiana, USA

Born in Maryland not NC per information obtained through the research of S. Gragg.

Died: 4 Oct 1837, South of Trader's Point, Near Indianapolis, Marion Co, Indiana

Buried: Old Union Cemetery, near Clermont, Marion Co, Indiana

Benjamin Wright Sr. is the son of Richard Wright Sr. b. abt 1726 in Maryland and Ann (unknown). Service: Revolutionary Soldier - North Carolina Fought in the battle of Guilford County Courthouse (North Carolina) Married: (1) Barbara Morgan (1758-1807); abt 1776, in Rowan Co., NC

Children: Nancy Ann (m. Richard Gilstrap) Martha (m. William Henry Moss) James Benjamin (1781-1873)(m. Elizabeth Sears/Mary M. Myers-Miller) Richard (Reverend) (m. Eliz Hughes/Judith *Walker) Polly (m. John Cox) Elizabeth "Betsy" (Aug 29, 1786)(m. Jacob Peter Copple Jr) Jesse W. (m. Susannah (unknown) Sarah (m. Thomas Hill) Benjamin Jr. (m. Mary "Polly" Hill)

Married: (2) Patsey Morgan; abt 1795 in North Carolina (b. 1756 d. aft 1850, Marion Co., IN)

Children: Jordan Adam Wright (Judge) (m. Judana Bolabaugh) John Elizabeth (Nov 8, 1803) Thomas Celia (m. Nathaniel Bell) Jeremiah

Proof: Paid for services according to NC Rev. Army Accounts, Vol. XI, page 73, folio 1; and Vol. XII, page 21, folio 2. One dated Aug. 1783, other not dated. "North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, Volume XI S.115.57, page 73, "No. 136 Benjn Wright 6 1 6" "North Carolina Revolutionary Army Accounts, Vol. XII, (Old Series) Vol. 13, Books AA & ZZ NC Stte Archives Microfilm No. S.115.61 Benjamin Wright Aug 83 7" DAR Application National No. 291647 DAR Supplemental 22 APR 1987 National No. 684826 - A653 -shows death date as 1842 DAR Supplemental 17 DEC 1992 National No. 677953- A718 Book "Wright Family History", Vol. 1, by Osee Johnson Knouf, page 16

Ben Wright Mountain in Randolph Co, NC was named after him. Migrated to Indiana with his second wife. Many of his first children had already settled in Indiana. 1830 Indiana, Marion County, Wayne Township, living next to his youngest daughter, Celia Wright and husband, Nathaniel Bell. Nearby were his sons Jordan and Judge Adam Wright. 1840 Census: Indiana, Marion County, lists all children, but not Benjamin. Information provided by Jayne Wright-Allison, a 3rd-great-granddaughter of this patriot.


Family links:

Parents:
 Richard Wright (1726 - 1785)
 Nancy Wright (____ - 1795)

Children:
 James Benjamin Wright (1781 - 1873)*
 David Wright (1806 - 1895)*

Siblings:
 Benjamin Wright (1752 - 1837)
 Peter Wright (1754 - 1821)*
 Richard Wright (1757 - 1833)*
 John Wright (1758 - 1844)*
 William Wright (1761 - 1840)*
 Evans C Wright (1762 - 1846)*
 Amos Wright (1764 - 1846)*
 Philbert Wright (1768 - 1855)*
  • Calculated relationship
 

Burial: Old Union Cemetery Speedway Marion County Indiana, USA


Maintained by: Jayne Wright-Allison Originally Created by: Janet Hickman Record added: Jul 16, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 93696367

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Benjamin Wright, Sr.'s Timeline

1752
1752
Maryland, United States
1776
1776
Age 24
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
1781
December 16, 1781
Age 29
Rowan, North Carolina, United States
1783
June 15, 1783
Age 31
Randolph, North Carolina, United States
1786
August 19, 1786
Age 34
1791
1791
Age 39
North Carolina, United States
1795
1795
Age 43
1799
January 13, 1799
Age 47
1803
November 8, 1803
Age 51
1837
October 4, 1837
Age 85
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States