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Jonathan Wright

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hartford, British Colonial America, Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Death: July 1740 (59)
British Colonial America, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Joseph Wright; Joesph Wright; Mary Wright and Mary Wright
Husband of Ann Hand Hand; Mercy Wright and Hannah Wright
Father of Abigaile Wright; Elizabeth Deming; Lieutenant John Wright; Abigail Wright; Jonathan Wright and 9 others
Brother of Mary Griswold; Elizabeth Curtis; Capt. Joseph Wright; Sarah Hand; Dea. Thomas Wright, of Wethersfield and 1 other
Half brother of Benjamin Wright and Nathaniel Wright

Managed by: Ronald Edward Richard Fedele
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About Jonathan Wright

WILL OF JONATHAN WRIGHT - dated March 29, 1740 - Wethersfield, Connecticut: I, Jonathan Wright of Wethersfield, do make and ordain this my last will and testament: I give to my wife Anne 1-3 part of my moveable estate, as household goods, &c. I give to my son Judah Wright, whom I make and ordain my only and sole executor, all and singular my land and 2-3 of my stock and cattle, by him freely to be possessed and injoyed, only that part I now order him my sd. executor to distribute to some of the rest of my dear children out of my estate, to say: First , I order my executor to pay 15 pounds money to my daughter Thankfull. 2ndly, I order him to pay 15 pounds to my daughter Elizabeth. Also, that he pay 15 pounds to my daughter Mary. Also, that he pay 5 pounds money to my daughter Jane. Also, I order him to pay to my granddaughter Damarus 4 pounds money. Also, I order him my abovesd. executor that he pay to my two grandsons, Jonathan and Josiah Wright, 4 pounds money each, when the eldest of them comes of age . JONATHAN WRIGHT, s Witness: Martin Kellogg, Joseph Andrews, Joseph Benton. Before signing and sealing, the following was written and is part of the will of the above mentioned Jonathan Wright, to say: that 2-3 of my household goods to be equally divided among my daughters . JONATHAN WRIGHT, s Witness: Martin Kellogg, Joseph Andrews, Joseph Benton. Inventory taken on July 14, 1740 by Jabez Whittlesey and Martin Kellogg - 296 pounds, 1 shilling, 5 pence Will exhibed by Judah Wright and proven October 2, 1740 (Court Record, page 73) (Hartford District Probate Records - Vol. 13, pages 210-11)

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Jonathan Wright's Timeline

1681
June 18, 1681
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1706
January 13, 1706
Wethersfield, Hartford, Conneticut
1707
January 13, 1707
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticutt
1709
February 17, 1709
Wethersfield, CT, United States
May 31, 1709
Wathersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1710
June 7, 1710
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1713
January 13, 1713
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
1714
September 19, 1714
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
1716
June 2, 1716
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut