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Josiah Atwell Wright

Birthplace: Trenton, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: 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

August 10, 1805
Trenton, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA
August 1, 1895
Age 89
Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
August 1895
Age 89
Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA