DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL WRIGHT 1802 - 1848
Research of Myrtle Bridges February 27, 2006
Generation No. 1
1. SAMUEL2 WRIGHT (GEORGE1) was born 1802, and died 1848. He married ANNA GIBSON.
She was born 1807, and died Abt. January 1866 in Richmond County, NC.
Children of SAMUEL WRIGHT and ANNA GIBSON are:
2. i. DANIEL W.3 WRIGHT, b. 1829, NC; d. 1855, NC.
ii. JOHN G. WRIGHT, b. 1831.
3. iii. CAMERON G. WRIGHT, b. 1833, NC; d. January 1860, Richmond County, NC.
iv. SARAH ANN WRIGHT, b. 1836; m. ARCHIBALD MCNEILL.
v. SAMUEL G. WRIGHT, b. 1841; d. 1900; m. CHARLOTTE FRANCES HANNAH.
4. vi. ELIZA WRIGHT, b. Abt. 1845.
vii. SABRA WRIGHT, b. 1848; m. ROBERT ODOM.
Generation No. 2
2. DANIEL W.3 WRIGHT (SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born 1829 in NC, and died 1855 in NC.
He married CAROLINE JONES, daughter of SILAS JONES and ELIZABETH. She was born December
1831 in NC, and died 1909 in SC.
Children of DANIEL WRIGHT and CAROLINE JONES are:
5. i. GEORGE WASHINGTON4 WRIGHT, b. April 1850, Richmond County, NC; d. Bet. 1920 - 1930,
McColl, Marlboro, SC.
6. ii. EBENEZER JONES WRIGHT, b. December 1852, NC; d. Bet. 1910 - 1920, Hunt County, TX.
3. CAMERON G.3 WRIGHT (SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born 1833 in NC, and died January 1860 in
Richmond County, NC. He married ELIZA JANE MCNEILL February 17, 1853 in Richmond County,
NC, daughter of UNKNOWN MCNEILL and MARY. She was born 1836 in NC, and died Aft. 1880 in
Hunt County, TX.
Children of CAMERON WRIGHT and ELIZA MCNEILL are:
i. MARTHA ANN4 WRIGHT, b. 1854.
ii. HECTOR A. WRIGHT, b. 1855.
7. iii. CAMERON G. WRIGHT, b. 1859, NC.
4. ELIZA3 WRIGHT (SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born Abt. 1845. She married UNKNOWN O'BRYAN.
He died Abt. 1868 in Richmond County, NC.
Children of ELIZA WRIGHT and UNKNOWN O'BRYAN are:
i. SUSANNAH4 O'BRYAN.
ii. SAMUEL O'BRYAN.
iii. DELIA O'BRYAN.
iv. MARGARET O'BRYAN.
Generation No. 3
5. GEORGE WASHINGTON4 WRIGHT (DANIEL W.3, SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born April 1850 in
Richmond County, NC, and died Bet. 1920 - 1930 in McColl, Marlboro, SC. He married
SARAH N. 'NANCY' 1874. She was born April 1857 in NC, and died Aft. 1930 in McColl, Marlboro, SC.
Notes for GEORGE WASHINGTON WRIGHT:
The 1880 Census of Williamson District, Richmond County shows: George Wright 30; Nancy 23;
Fanny; and Caroline Wright 48, mother.
1910 Census of Marlboro County, Red Bluff Township, SC, shows George W. Wright 56; Sarah N. 54;
Josie L. Wright 22 yrs.
Notes for SARAH N. 'NANCY':
According to the 1900 Census of Scotland County, Williamson township, Nancy had given birth
to 5 children, with 3 living.
The 1930 Census of Marlboro County, McColl, SC shows: Sarah N. Wright 74 b. NC; J. Lena 35,
b. NC, and George W. 12 yrs. b. SC, grandson, living on Tatum Avenue.
Children of GEORGE WRIGHT and SARAH 'NANCY' are:
i. FANNY5 WRIGHT, b. 1879.
ii. JOSIE LENA WRIGHT, b. May 1885.
8. iii. HENRY H. WRIGHT, b. May 1889, NC; d. SC.
6. EBENEZER JONES4 WRIGHT (DANIEL W.3, SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born December 1852 in NC, and
died Bet. 1910 - 1920 in Hunt County, TX. He married FRANCES NOBLE 1879 in SC, daughter of
W. NOBLE and L. C.. She was born June 1859 in Edgefield County, Ridge, SC, and died Bet.
1910 - 1920 in Hunt County, TX.
Notes for EBENEZER JONES WRIGHT:
1870 Census of Laurel Hill, Richmond County shows: Caroline Wright, 38, b. NC;
George W. Wright, 20, b. NC; and Ebenezer J. Wright is listed as 'Zebina J' Wright 17, b. NC.
1880 Census of Edgefield County, Ridge Springs, SC: shows Ebenezer J. Wright 27, b. NC;
Fannie N. 20 b. SC; and Carrie K. L., 7 months, (b. Oct 1879, SC)
1900 Census of Hunt County, TX shows: Eben Wright, b. Dec. 1852, 47, North Carolina;
Frances N., b. June 1859, 40, b. SC; Carrie L., Nov 1879, 20, b. SC; Sada S. b. Aug 1889, 10, TX
1910 Census of Hunt County, TX shows: Eb. J. Wright 57; Fannie M 55; Exine 16; Annie L. 14
and Bessie 9 yrs.
Notes for FRANCES NOBLE:
In 1900 Frances was shown as a retail merchant in a variety store in Hunt County, Texas.
Children of EBENEZER WRIGHT and FRANCES NOBLE are:
i. CARRIE5 WRIGHT, b. November 1879, Ridge Springs, Edgefield, SC.
ii. SADIE WRIGHT, b. August 1889, Hunt County, TX.
Notes for SADIE WRIGHT:
Sadie was shown as a publick school teacher in Hunt County, TX in 1910 Census.
iii. XIMENA WRIGHT, b. July 1893, Hunt County, TX.
iv. ANNA LAURA WRIGHT, b. March 1896, Hunt County, TX.
v. BESSIE WRIGHT, b. 1901, Hunt County, TX.
7. CAMERON G.4 WRIGHT (CAMERON G.3, SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born 1859 in NC. He married
MARGRETTA R. 1892. She was born 1870 in TX.
Notes for CAMERON G. WRIGHT:
1910 Census of Dallas County, Texas shows: Cameron G. Wright 50; Margretta 40 b. TX; Jane 17;
b. TX; Melvin E. 15, b. TX; Cammie 9, b. TX and Sarrah L. 6, b. TX.
1920 Census of Delta County, TX, Cooper City, shows: Cameron G. Wright 59; Margaret R. 49;
Melvin E. 25; Cammie 19 and Sallie E. 16.
Children of CAMERON WRIGHT and MARGRETTA R. are:
i. JANE5 WRIGHT, b. 1893.
ii. MELVIN E. WRIGHT, b. 1895.
iii. CAMMIE WRIGHT, b. 1901.
iv. SARRAH L. WRIGHT, b. 1904.
Generation No. 4
8. HENRY H.5 WRIGHT (GEORGE WASHINGTON4, DANIEL W.3, SAMUEL2, GEORGE1) was born
May 1889 in NC, and died in SC. He married NESSIE OBRYAN. She was born 1891 in SC.
Notes for HENRY H. WRIGHT:
The 1910 Census of Dillon County, Harleesville Township, SC shows Henry H. Wright 21,
and Nessie his wife 19, b. SC, and Harvey D Wright 6 mos. Also in this household is
Rod M. Obryan, brother-in-law 23, single, b. SC. This family lived on the road from
Little Rock, SC to Clio, SC.
Children of HENRY WRIGHT and NESSIE OBRYAN are:
i. HARVEY D.6 WRIGHT, b. November 1909.
ii. INEZ W. WRIGHT, b. 1913.
iii. GEORGE W. WRIGHT, b. 1917, SC.
iv. DOUGLAS H. WRIGHT, b. 1919.
Sources: Richmond County Estate Records and US Census Records.
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