Richard Wright (1608 - 1691) MP

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Death: Died in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts
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About Richard Wright

Richard Wright was born about 9 Jun 1608 in England or Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands (3459) Based on death date: "about two hours after being about 83 years old." He died on 9 Jun 1691 in Plymouth, MA. (3460) He leaves a will (MD 4:165-7} mentioning his three children Adam, Esther and Mary, who is called a widow. The will is dated June 8, 1691. Buried in Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA. Plot: no gravestone.

Parents: son of William Wright (1600-1633) & Priscilla Carpenter. (159-1689) (1)

Married:

  1. Hester COOKE in Nov 1644 in Plymouth, MA.(585) (3461)

Children:

  1. Adam Wright (1645 - 1724)
  2. Esther Wright Tinkham (1652 - 1717)
  3. Isaac Wright (1652 - 1676)
  4. John Wright (1656 - 1675)
  5. Samuel Wright (1661 - 1679)
  6. Mary Wright (1667 - 1748)

Notes

  • Richard may have been the father of Richard Cooper [1639-1724](2)

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  • "Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families" by William T. Davis, Appendix, page 354 "WRIGHT... WILLIAM, in the text, came in the Fortune 1621. He m. Priscilla, d. of Alexander Carpenter, and had a son Richard.
  • 3459. Ralph V. Wood, jr. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Francis Cooke of the Mayflower. Volume 12. Picton Press, Camden, Maine, 1996. p.60.
  • 3460. ibid. p.55.
  • 585. Susan E. Rosser. Mayflower Births & Deaths, Vol I, II. Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD, 1992.
  • 3461. ibid. p.55.
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Richard Wright's Timeline

1608
June 9, 1608
1621
1621
Age 12
Kirt Deighton, Yorkshire, England
1626
1626
Age 17
England
1644
November 21, 1644
Age 36
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1645
1645
Age 36
Plymouth, Plymouth Co., MA
1647
1647
Age 38
Plymouth, MA
1649
January 6, 1649
Age 40
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
1652
August 26, 1652
Age 44
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
1654
1654
Age 45
1654
Age 45
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA