The Wright Family

First Generation

1. Robert1 WRIGHT was born in Orange County, VA about 1736. Robert died June 4, 1831 in Greene Co., GA, at 94 years of age. Will

He married Mary Perrin FITZPATRICK in Green County, GA, about 1770.  Mary was born in Fluvanna Co., VA about 1752. Mary was the daughter of Joseph FITZPATRICK and Mary Perrin WOODSON. Mary died November 26, 1826 in Greene Co., GA, at 74 years of age. 

Robert WRIGHT and Mary Perrin FITZPATRICK had the following children:

child 2 i. Joseph2 WRIGHT 

child 3 ii. William WRIGHT 

child 4 iii. Sally WRIGHT 

child 5 iv. Elizabeth WRIGHT married Wyatt WHATLEY in Greene Co., GA, January 11, 1800. 

child 6 v. Margaret WRIGHT. She married John H. BROUGHTON

child 7 vi. Thomas WRIGHT

child 8 vii. Patrick Woodson WRIGHT 

child + 9 viii. Michael WRIGHT was born October 6, 1773.

child 10 ix. Robert WRIGHT was born April 24, 1785. Robert died September 18, 1864 at 79 years of age. He married Margaret BLEDSOE in Greene Co., GA, May 31, 1808. 

Second Generation

9.Michael2 WRIGHT (Robert1) was born in Virginia October 6, 1773. Michael died December 10, 1854 in Panola Co., MS, at 81 years of age.

He married Miriam CLAY in Oglethorpe Co., GA, December 9, 1794.   

Michael WRIGHT and Miriam CLAY had the following children:

child 11 i. Michael3 WRIGHT He married Elizabeth. 

child + 12 ii. James Butler WRIGHT was born October 17, 1795.

child 13 iii. Thomas H. WRIGHT was born in Oglethorpe Co., GA about 1800. He married Mary MILLER in Perry Co., Ala., January 3, 1831. 

child 14 iv. Mary WRIGHT was born January 29, 1801. She married James Butler WATTERS

child 15 v. Robert W. WRIGHT was born in Greene Co., GA about 1804. Robert died November 11, 1870 in Caldwell Co., TX, at 66 years of age. He married Matilda WATTERS

child 16 vi. Oliver C. WRIGHT was born in Alabama about 1806. He married Arzilla TUBBS.

child 17 vii. Elizabeth Ann WRIGHT was born in Georgia March 15, 1808. Elizabeth died March 20, 1886 in Gonzales Co., TX, at 78 years of age. Her body was interred in Gonzales Co., TX, Andrews Chapel. She married Alexander MCGINTY in Perry Co., Alabama, September 15, 1823. See McGinty Family for continuation of my husbands family line.

child 18 viii. Jesse Clay WRIGHT was born in Georgia about 1809. He married Nancy WATTERS in Perry Co., Ala, April 11, 1829.

child 19 ix. Littleberry WRIGHT was born in Georgia about 1811. He married Salinda D, WELLS in Perry Co., Ala, March 11, 1831.

child 20 x. Eliza B. WRIGHT was born in Georgia about 1812. Eliza died about 1867 in Caldwell Co., TX. She married Joseph S. WELLS in Perry Co., Ala, September 14, 1831. 

child 21 xi. Joseph J. WRIGHT was born in Georgia about 1815. Joseph died September 14, 1862 in Denmark, Tenn, at 47 years of age. He married Adaline ELDER

Third Generation

12. James Butler3 WRIGHT (Michael2, Robert1) was born in Oglethorpe Co., GA October 17, 1795. James died February 28, 1859 in Panola Co., MS, at 63 years of age. His body was interred in Panola Co., MS, Wright Family Cemetery.

He married Lucy WATTERS in Oglethorpe Co., GA, August 25, 1815. Lucy was born in Oglethorpe Co., GA October 25, 1797. Lucy was the daughter of James Joseph WATTERS and Sarah COLLINS. Lucy died September 9, 1878 in Gonzales Co., TX, at 80 years of age. 

James Butler WRIGHT and Lucy WATTERS had the following children:

child 22 i. Sarah Watters4 WRIGHT  was born in Georgia about 1816. Sarah died about 1880. She married Walker T. Brock WELLS in Perry Co., Ala, November 24, 1834.

child 23 ii. William Woodson WRIGHT was born in Alabama January 6, 1818. William died June 22, 1897 at 79 years of age. He married three times. He married 1st Sarah C. WATTERS.  He married 2nd Glaskey HUNTER. He married 3rd Ann WERNER

child 24 iii. Leroy Clay WRIGHT was born in Perry Co., Ala October 20, 1820. Leroy died May 7, 1905 in Gonzales Co., TX, at 84 years of age. He married Margaret M. RAYBURN in Panola Co., MS, June 20, 1844.

child 25 iv. Michael T. B. WRIGHT was born in Perry Co., Ala January 18,1827. Michael died June 30, 1923 in Batesville, Panola Co., MS, at 96 years of age. His body was interred in Panola Co., MS, Batesville Cemetery. He married Lucy Ann RAYBURN

child 26 v. Martha WRIGHT was born in Perry Co., Ala July 12, 1828. Martha died August 2, 1913 in Harper, TX, at 85 years of age. She married Lazurus D. COOK.

child 27 vi. Adeline Elvira WRIGHT  was born in Perry Co., Ala December 19, 1829. Adeline died April 11, 1921 in Gonzales Co., TX, at 91 years of age. She married Robertus R. HINTON in Perry Co., Ala, August 17, 1848. 

child 28 vii. James Butler Watters WRIGHT was born in Perry Co., Ala .January 29, 1832. James died January 21, 1919 in Gonzales Co., TX, at 86 years of age. He married Sally CULBERSON

child 29 viii. Henry Clay WRIGHT was born in Perry Co., Ala about 1834. Henry died about 1921 in Dilley, TX. He married Melissa Ann Frances MILLS in Gonzales Co., TX, July 17, 1860. 

child 30 ix. Lucy Ann WRIGHT was born in Perry Co., Ala April 20, 1835. Lucy died June 14, 1925 in Kerrville, Kerr Co., TX, at 90 years of age. She married William Caswell PETERSON

child 31 x. George Washington WRIGHT  was born in Gonzales Co., TX about 1859. He married Margaret LONG.

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