About Josiah Atwell Wright
(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.
- Albert Atwell;
- Wilson Andrew, married Aurelia Stoddard;
- Henry Alexandria;
- Susan Eliza;
- Gilbert Josiah, married Annie S. Odell;
- Adeline Amanda, married Chauncy W. West;
- Susan A., married Frank Brown, married Joseph Parry;
- Hyrum Smith born November 10, 1849, married Jeanette Kay, married Mary Ann Fidler;
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