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Josiah Atwell Wright

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Trenton, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Husband of Susan A Wright

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About Josiah Atwell Wright

Biographical Summary:

(son of Martin Wright and Dolly Benjamin). Born August 10, 1805, Trenton, Middlesex county, Connecticut. Came to Utah in September, 1852, Joseph Outhouse company.

Married: Susan Buell April 6, 1830, Westbrook, Conn, (daughter of Oliver Buell and Polly Wilcox of Westbrook). She was born March 29, 1810.

Their children:

  1. Albert Atwell;
  2. Wilson Andrew, married Aurelia Stoddard;
  3. Henry Alexandria;
  4. Susan Eliza;
  5. Gilbert Josiah, married Annie S. Odell;
  6. Adeline Amanda, married Chauncy W. West;
  7. Susan A., married Frank Brown, married Joseph Parry;
  8. Hyrum Smith born November 10, 1849, married Jeanette Kay, married Mary Ann Fidler;
  9. Juliette.

Family home Ogden, Utah.

High Priest; ward teacher. Taught school in Kaysville ward. Moved to Ogden 1855. Farmer. Died August 4, 1896.

Sources: Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1265

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Josiah Atwell Wright's Timeline

1805
August 10, 1805
Trenton, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
1830
April 6, 1830
Age 24
Westbrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
1895
August 1, 1895
Age 89
Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
August 1895
Age 89
Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA