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Wright Family of VA & Elsewhere Cont:

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Re: Wright Family of VA & Elsewhere Cont:

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Surnames: WRIGHT

The Susan F. Wright of that gravestone was Susan F. (Jones) Wright. She was the wife of 1850 (year of death) George Wright of Essex County, VA, (place of death), a son of 1840 Thomas Wright of Essex County, VA, grandson of 1798 Benjamin Wright of Essex County, VA, and great grandson of 1769 George Wright of Essex County, VA.

Susan was a daughter of John Jones and Sally Jones, was born on July 13, 1799, married George Wright on Jan 17, 1816, at Essex County, VA, and died on Nov 11, 1842, at Prospect Hill, Essex County, VA.

The Family Bible of Colonel George Wright, Virginia State Library Accession No. 25073, listed the following information for his family:

"Family Record


George Wright to Susan F Jones 17 January 1816
Thomas Wright Jr to Mary Jones 21st Feby 1821
Reuben Lindsay Pitts to Keturah Waller Jones the 16th day of November 1822
Laurence Roane to Sarah A Jones April 3rd 1828
John J. Wright to Eliza J Noel July 6. 1842
Benjamin E. Wright to Sarah Rebecca Spindle December 5th 1844
Capt John Jones to Sally Fisher October 3rd 1798
George Wright to Mary B. Spindle Jany 30. 1844


George Wright 5 March 1795
Thomas Wright 23rd April 1797
Benjamin Wright 12th Aug. 1799
James Wright 18th Octo. 1801
Richard Wright 18 April 1804
Robert Wright 27 May 1806
Henry Wright 25 Sepr. 1808
William Wright 22nd Jany 1810
Mary E. Wright 30th March 1812
Charles Henry Wright 16th March 1815
Edward Lawrence Wright 16th Nov 1816
Susan Matilda Wright 29th June 1819
Thomas Wright Senr. 27th July 1769
Mary Wright October 6th 1776

Susan F. Wright 13" July 1799
Keturah W. Jones 5 July 1802
Mary D. Jones 4 Octo. 1805
Sarah Ann Jones 25 Nov. 1810

John Jones their father 26th Apl 1772
Sally Jones their mother 7th Feby 1780
Susanna Fisher Sept 22nd 1746
Benjamin Fisher May 10th 1736
Benom Broach who lived with Geo Wright in 1820- 15th June 1799
Capt Wm. Fisher-January 24th 1762
Thomas H. Pitts March 18. 1793
Selden Stuart Wright 7 Mar 1822
Sally Waller Wright 8th Sept. 1823
Francis Jones 21 Mar 1739
Nancy Fisher 25th. March 1765
John Henry Pitts 26th June 1825
Mary B. Wright 2nd wife of George Wright November 16th, 1807
Mary Susan daughter of Geo & M. B. Wright November 16. 1846
Alfred Mortimer Wright 6th Jan 1817
John Jones Wright 9th June 1819
George Thomas 6th October 1821
a son born dead 29th Nov. 1823
Benjamin Erasmus Wright July 19th, 1825
a son born dead 9 Novr. 1827
John J. Wright's children
Susan Jones Wright May 5, 1843
Geo. Wrights children a son born dead March 5th 1845 by M. B. W.
Benja E. Wrights children
George Silas Septr 18. 1846
John Erasmus Jones Wright Sept 22nd. 1849
Sarah Georgena Wright 13th day of Feb'ry 1851


George Wright was baptized at Beverleys Mill by the Revd. Thomas M. Henley the 22nd April 1821-at same time Lenard Sale and Stephen Pitts & 3 blacks

Susan F Jones August 1812


George Wright 29th day of Nov. 1850
Sarah Georgene Wright 23rd day of May 1851
Mary B. Wright 28th November 1873
Alfred Mortimer Wright 5th Decr. 1818
Mrs. Sally Jones the first wife of Capt John Jones 25th November 1810
Capt John Jones 6th June 1819 aged 47 years, 1 month, 11 days
Henry Wright the son of Thomas Wright Senr 24th Jany 1808
Julia Ann Bowie Decr. 1820
Benjamin Fisher Mar 31st 1799 aged 63 years 1 mo. 10 days
Susanna Fisher May 11th 1821 aged 74 years 4 mo. 11 days
Capt Streshly Rennolds July 25th 1822
Mary D. Wright 10th Sepr. 1823
Capt William Fisher Decr. 1824

Mrs Rebecca J. Munday 2nd June 1828 and her son William Munday 5th June 1828

Mrs Keturrah W. Pitts 30th Sept 1826
Benjamin Wright 6th Septr 1830
Robert Wright 31 July 1836
Thomas Wright Senr. 31 March 1840 at 35 minutes past 7 o clock A M.
Susan Matilda Wright 4th December 1840
Charles H. Wright 4 May 1842
Sally Waller Wright June 26. 1826

Mrs. Susan F. Wright 11th Nov 1842, 10 minutes after 1 oclock P.M. at Prospect Hill Essex Co Va In the Richmond Enquirer and Whig of the 25 Nov 1842 & in the Religious Herald of the 1st Decr. 1842 was published the following

Died at Prospect Hill, in the county of Essex on the 11th ultimo, in the 44th year of her age, Mrs. Susan F. Wright, the wife of Col. George Wright, leaving a disconsolate husband and three sons, with an extensive circle of relatives and friends . . . . at the early age of 12 she made an open profession of the Christian religion, and immediately attached herself to the Upper Essex Baptist Church. Of that church she remained, until her death, an unwavering and devoted member.

Sally Spindle May 9th 1848
Sarah Ann Roane Sptr 29 1848-25 m. after 1 oclock AM
Sarah Rebecca wife of B.E. Wright October 11, 1849 at 2 oclock P.M

Sarah Rebecca the wife of Benjamin E. Wright and only daughter of Silas and Martha Spindle both decd. died at Sheba in Essex County at 2 Oclock PM on wednesday the 11th October 1849 leaving two children George Sales and John Erasmus Jones Wright--see Register in this book for their ages--


Thomas Shepherd Wright June 1826
Mary Elizabeth Wright May 1828
Louisa Virginia Wright Jany 28 1830
Emily Matilda Wright Dec 19 1833
Ann Garnett Wright January 7 1836
Jennette Stoddard Wright July 18 1820
Thomas Wright & Jennette
Stoddard Kirkham married 6 Nov. 1846
Thomas Wright & his wife & his two daughters Emily Matilda & Ann Garnett took the Mary Washington Steam Boat for Mississippi at Layters on the 29th November 1848"

Robert N. Grant
15 Campo Bello Court
Menlo Park, CA 94025
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