I am descended from Seth Simeon Wright b. Jan. 22, 1799 Cornwall, VT. died: Aug. 4, 1882
in Corydon ,Wayne Co., IA. His wife: Nancy Smith b. Nov 6, 1798 in VT, married: Feb. 18,
1818 in Orvell, VT. died: April 28, 1858 Corydon, Wayne Co., IA.
Their children were:
William Willis Wright b. Feb 25, 1822 OH
Betsey Livonia Wright b. May 14, 1826 OH
Nancy Livonia Wright b. Aug. 2, 1827 OH
William Willis Wright had 2 sons:
Seth Simeon Wright b. 1847 OH
John E. Wright b. 1849 OH
John E. Wright married Emma Brower in Corydon, IA about 1878. His son is Seth. S. Wright
b. 1879 Corydon, IA and his daughter is Pearl Daphne Wright b. 1880 Corydon, IA I have
this family group on the 1880 census there.
John and Emma divorced or John died about 1881. Emma remarried in La Grande, Union Co.,
OR to John Quincy Mills. Pearl grew up with her step-father. I can't find what
happened to John E. Wright. Anyone know???
Seth Simeon Wright's father was Simeon Wright b. Mar 14, 1773 Rutland, VT died: Sept
4, 1833 in Licking Co., OH His wife was Susannah Abbot b. Nov 7, 1778 Cornwall, VT.
married: Nov 8, 1796 in Lee, MA. died: Jan 19, 1862.
Thank you, Lillian Kathleen Martin