Thomas Wright, of Middletown

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Thomas Wright, of Middletown

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Death: between December 26, 1748 and January 28, 1749 (78)
Middletown, Middlesex County, Province of Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of James Wright, of Middletown and Dorcas Wright
Husband of Elizabeth Wright
Father of Elizabeth Wright; John Wright; Jonas Wright; Mary Clark; Sarah Smith and 3 others
Brother of Dorcas Andrews; James Wright; Hannah Coleman; Lydia Crane; Jonas Wright and 2 others

Managed by: Ronald Edward Richard Fedele
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About Thomas Wright, of Middletown

Thomas Wright

  • Birth: May 14, 1670 (Wethersfield? Middletown?)
  • ALT Birth: about 1 Mar 1660 Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
  • Death: between December 26, 1748 (will written) and January 28, 1749 (inventory of estate) (78) Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut
  • Not the same as Dea. Thomas Wright, of Wethersfield
  • Not the same as Thomas Wright, III

Family

He married Elizabeth Hubbard 1 Jun 1709 in Chatham, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Colony

Elizabeth HUBBARD (Nathaniel HUBBARD2, George Hubbard (HUBERT)1) was born 17 JUL 1688 in Middletown, Middlesex Co, Connecticut, and died 14 Oct 1765 in Middletown, Middlesex Co, Connecticut. She married Thomas WRIGHT.

	 

Children of Elizabeth HUBBARD and Thomas WRIGHT are:

  • 4 i. Thomas WRIGHT was born ABT. 1711.
  • 5 ii. John WRIGHT was born ABT. 1713.
  • + 6 iii. Jonas WRIGHT was born ABT. 1714, and died BEF. 1805.
  • 7 iv. Elizabeth WRIGHT was born ABT. 1717.
  • 8 v. Mary WRIGHT was born ABT. 1720. She married William CLARK.
  • 9 vi. Sarah WRIGHT was born ABT. 1723. She married Haziel SMITH.
  • + 10 vii. Earle Matthew Wright SR. was born ABT. 1726 in (Portland) Middletown, Middlesex Co, Connecticut, and died ABT. 1810 in Otsego Co., New York.
  • 11 viii. Hebsibah WRIGHT was born ABT. 1729. He married Ezra BEVIN

Estate

An inventory was taken 28 January, 1748/9, by John FISK and John COOPER. Heis estate was valued at £2268-06-03. Will dated 26 December, 1748.

"I, Thomas Wright of Middletown, do make this my last will and testament: I give to Elizabeth my wife, 1-3 part of all my personal estate and 1-3 part of all my real estate for her improvement during her natural life. I give to my eldest son, Thomas Wright, and to his heirs and assigns forever, the equal half of all my estate, he paying to my daughters the legacies hereafter mentioned. I give my second son, Jonas Wright, and to his heirs and assigns forever, 3-20 of all my estate, he paying to my daughters the legacies hereafter mentioned. I give to my youngest son, Earl Wright, and to his heirs and assigns forever, 7-20 of all my estate, he paying to my daughters the legacies hereafter mentioned. I do hereby give to my three daughters, Elizabeth, Mary and Hepzibah, to each so much of my estate as shall make each of them £200 old tenor with what I have already given them, which legacies shall be paid to them by my three sons in such proportion as I have herein given my estate to them. I further give to my wife a proper mourning suit besides what I have herein given her. And I appoint my two eldest sons, Thomas Wright and Jonas Wright, executors.

  • Thomas X WRIGHT, L.S.
  • Witness: Thomas ANDREWS.
  • Joseph STORER, William ROCKWELL"
  • "Court Record, Page 89 -- 7 February, 1748-9: The last will and testament of Thomas WRIGHT, late of Middletown, was now exhibited in Court by Jonas WRIGHT, one of the executors. Will proven. Exhibited an inventory. Accepted. Both ordered recorded and kept on file

[No son Ebenezer listed]

Disambiguation

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Thomas Wright, of Middletown's Timeline

1670
May 14, 1670
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1726
June 10, 1726
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
1748
December 26, 1748
Age 78
Middletown, Middlesex County, Province of Connecticut
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