William Carter Wright

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Born on 6 Jan 1866 to Benjamin Harvey Wright and Emily Eubanks Tompkins. William Carter married Pauline E Arnall and had a child. He passed away on 11 Jun 1933.

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Surname meaning for "Wright"

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.

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