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Reuben Wright Genealogy

Oliver Wright 1. Reuben2 Wright, son of Oliver1, was b. in Keene, Apr. 29, 1772, of Oliver and Sarah Wright; d. Houghton, Mich., Aug. 18, 1852; m. Dec. 30 (or 31), Olive Atwood, b. Templeton, Mass., July 5, 1775, d. Washington, N. H., Aug. 15, 1842; dau. of John and Elizabeth (Lawrence) Atwood of Packersfield. Ch.: Roxana3, b. Marlboro, Sept. 8, 1800, m. Dec. 18, 1827, Amos Corey, Jr., of Washington, N. H., b. there, Sept. 19, 1802; d. Antrim, Apr. 6, 1872, son of Amos and Achsah (Townsend) Corey. She d. at Antrim, Sept. 7, 1872. They had moved from Washington to Antrim in 1857. Ch.: Achsah Louisa4, b. Washington, N. H., 1828; m. Mar. 1857, Peter Shuttleworth of Southborough, Mass. Ch.: Ella J.5 Shuttleworth, b. May 23, 1858. Alva Kay5 Shuttleworth, b. June 14, 1859. Ida May5 Shuttleworth, b. Feb. 2, 1862. Caroline Louisa5 Shuttleworth, b. Feb. 14, 1865. Clara Mabel5 Shuttleworth, b. Oct. 11, 1866. Olive Wright4 Corey, b. Washington, N. H., 1830; d. unm. in 1872. Melinda A.4 Corey, b. Washington, 1832; d. unm. in 1861. George F.4 Corey, b. Washington, Apr. 23, 1836; m. Nov. 29, 1860, Clara R. Hill, b. Antrim, 1841; dau. of Henry and Rebecca (Kelso) Hill of Antrim. They lived for a time at Waltham, where he was employed in the watch factory, but returned to the old homestead in So. Antrim, in 1876, where he d. Mar. 1890. They had no children. Reuben Jr.3, b. Marlboro, Aug. 5, 1802, m. Fanny Hopkins; he d. in Lexington, Mich., 1860. They had five children; we have the birth dates of only...

John Wright Genealogy

I have not yet ascertained the relationship of John and “Billy” Wright. “Billy” may have been the father or a brother of John. John moved from Nelson to Sullivan, and Billy bought land there. His land in Sullivan, was on the Alonzo Mason lot, and he may have lived in the house on that lot for a while. Perry Wright, a son of Tabitha (looks as if spelled Talatha on Nelson records), an adopted son of Billy Wright and Sally his wife, d. at Packersfield (now Nelson), Feb. 24, 1814. William Wright of Packersfield, m. Oct. 1, 1793, Sally Willard of Lancaster, Mass. On records of Dublin is found, William Wright, m. May 3, 1804 Sally Dunckley. “Billy” Wright, a joiner, is in Dublin in 1805. There was a “Billy” Wright, who d. in Surry, Feb. 21, 1874, unm., and known to have been a son of Oliver. The relationship of these several Billy Wrights requires further investigation. John Wright, m. Jan. 1, 1795, Phebe Stoddard, dau. of Richard and Rachel (Hill) Stoddard. She m. after his death, in Sullivan, in 1815. Ch.: Polly2, b. Packersfield, Apr. 7, 1795. Rachel2, b. Packersfield, Mar. 9, 1797. Phebe2, b. Packersfield, Dec. 7, 1798. Chloe2, b. Packersfield, May 14, 1801. Clarissa2, b. Packersfield, May 25, 1803. Milan2, b. S., Dec. 25, 1807; d. in S., Aug. 17, 1831, unm. Minot2, b. Oct. 6, 1812 in...

Archelaus Wilson Genealogy

Archelaus1 Wilson, m. in May, 1775, Sarah Morse; they were both of Temple. He d. in Packersfield (now Nelson) June 28, 1802, in his 57th year. Their ch. were: Abigail2, b. Apr. 3, 1777; m. Calvin Nims (q. v.) She was perhaps b. in Temple; the following were all b. Packersfield (Nelson): Asa2, b. May 23, 1779, m. Catherine Wright, who d. in Nelson, Oct. 21, 1847. He d. in Sullivan, Aug. 13, 1869. Their ch. all b. in Packersfield were: 1. Asa Eliot3, b. Dec. 25, 1803, was a tanner and farmer and lived in New Rowley, Mass., Nelson, Alstead, Sullivan and Marlow; he d. in Nelson; m. (1), Sept. 4, 1832, Almira Breed, b. Packersfield, Mar. 29, 1808; d. Marlow, May 18, 1864; dau. of Nathaniel 3rd and Nancy (Whitney) Breed of Nelson; m. (2), in Sullivan, by Rev. J. M. Stow, Nov. 29, 1866; Mrs. Elizabeth Kendrick (Hunt) Osgood, widow of Samuel Osgood of Nelson, and dau. of Timothy and Mary (Kendrick) Hunt of Stoddard, where she was b. Dec. 25, 1812; d. at Nelson, May 2, 1890. Four ch.: Isaac Braman4, b. Alstead, Oct. 29, 1836; d. at Pleasant Valley, Md. in army, Oct. 23, 1862. Matilda Caroline4, b. Alstead, Nov. 24, 1838, m. Dec. 1, 1875, James Homer Darling, b. Cambridge, Vt., July 25, 1838, son of Hayes P. and Apphia (Hubbard) Darling. They res. at Thompsonville, Conn., where he was a homoeapathic physician many years, and where she d. June 8. 1910. Two ch. b. Thompsonville: Ethel Maria5 Darling, b. Nov. 13, 1876; Blanche Inez5Darling, b. Aug. 6, 1880; d. Apr. 6, 1892....

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