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Biographical Sketch of Daniel H. Wright

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Wright, Daniel H., New Haven, was born in the town of Waybridge, Vt., on August 9, 1805, and settled on the farm he now occupies in 1827, most of which he has cleared and made all improvements. He is a very prominent farmer, and in the time of militia took an active part in military affairs, and held a commission of second lieutenant under General Nash. He was married on March 14, 1827, to Betsey H. Calkins, who was a daughter of Joshua and Parmelia (Peck) Calkins, of Waltham, Vt. They have had eight children born to them — Henry H. (deceased), Samantha (Mrs. T. H. Westfall), Wealthy (Mrs. Ezra T. Smith), Emily S. (Mrs. Luther Wales), Silas E., Edward E., Mary (Mrs. John J. Wright), and Frank W. Daniel H. Wright was a son of Daniel and Bathsheba (Frost) Wright. His paternal grandfather, Ebenezer Wright, settled in the town of Weybridge, Vt., in 1783, and his maternal grandfather, Phineas Frost, was a pioneer of Cornwall, Vt.


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