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Margaret Wright (Padding?)

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in England
Immediate Family:

Wife of Capt. Richard Wright, of Rehoboth
Mother of Elizabeth Paddon; Ann Burnham and Sarah Harris

Managed by: Erica "the Disconnectrix" Howton
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About Margaret Wright

Richard Wright of Lynn, Boston, Braintree & Seekonk, was born in England about 1598. He married January 8, 1625/6 Margaret ( .. ) Padding at St. Dunstan's, Stepney, Middlesex, England (2nd wife?); at the time he was of Ratcliffe-Carman of Middlesex.

He came to New England with the Winthrop fleet in 1630. He was accompanied by three of his daughters and his mother, Margaret Wright. (His two daughters in depositions made seventy-one years later, said that they had come with "their father," with no mention of a mother.)

Harris and Prittie (1994) state that Richard Wright married a woman named Margaret in Stepney, Middlesex, England on Jan. 8, 1625/26, though they claim she was not the mother of his five daughters.

He married 3rd, before 1643 to Mary Busche, widow of Richard Sabin.

Children of Margaret & Richard Sabin include

  • 1. Sarah Wright b. c 1643
  • 2. Elizabeth Wright b. c 1644
  • 3. prob Ann Wright b. c 1645

They did not have a daughter Mary (Wright) Sabin. That is a confusion with Capt Wright's 3rd wife.

the information below appears incorrect

No known relationship with Francis Cooke, "Mayflower" passenger.


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Margaret Wright

  • Birth: 1599 in Greater London, England
  • Death:  Dec. 17, 1675 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA 

Family links: 

  • Spouse:  Richard Wright (1598 - 1644) 
  • Children:
    • Elizabeth Wright (1617 - 1701)*
    • Mary Wright Sabin (1618 - 1660)*
    • Abigail Wright Holbrook (1620 - 1702)* 
  • Burial: Unknown

Name Wright, Elinor (Abigail) 

  • Born 1620 in Stepney, Ratcliffe, Middlesex, England  
  • Gender Female 
  • Died 1707 in Scituate, Plymouth, Mass  
  • Father Wright, Richard,  
    • b. 1598, Stepney, Ratcliffe, Middlesex, England ,  
    • d. 1667, Connecticut  
  • Mother Adam, Margaret,  
    • b. 1599, Stepney, Ratcliffe, Middlesex, England ,  
    • d. 17 Dec 1678, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts  
    • Married 1617 in Stepney, Ratcliffe, Middlesex, England  
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Age 21
England, United Kingdom
Age 44
Massachusetts, United States
Age 44
Age 44