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Surname: Wright, Riley, McClurg, Lane
COLONEL AARON WRIGHT was born in Orange County, Indiana,
July l0, 1828. His father, William Wright, was a native
of Kentucky, and when a child accompanied his parents to
Indiana, they being among the pioneers of Orange County.
Our subject was reared a farmer, remaining in his native
county until 1852, when he came to Iowa, and for a year
lived in Jefferson County, removing thence in I853 to
Wayne County. He followed agricultural pursuits until 1858,
When he began runnir!g a flour-mill, and in 1859 he built
the Lineville mill, which was burned January 1, 1866 He
rebuilt his mill the same year, and is still conducting
it, having a good trade in custom work and also does a
general milling business.
Mr. Wright was married in April, 1851, to Maria Riley, a
daughter of Ezekiel Riley. To them were born four children,
three of whom are living -- James F., Minerva S. and
Newton S. Mrs. Wright died in I865, and he subsequently
married Mary, daughter of William McClurg. She lived but a
few years, and he then married Permelia Campbell, who died
in 1875. His present wife was formerly Mrs. Adelphia Lane.
Mr. and Mrs. Wright are members of the Methodist Episcopal
HISTORY OF WAYNE COUNTY Iowa page 450
WRIGHT, Aaron July 10, 1828 - Feb. 16, 1903
Buried Evergreen Cemetery, Wayne Co., Iowa
South Lineville Cemetery; Mercer Co., MO
WRIGHT, Mariah wife of Aaron WRIGHT, died May 8, 1865 age 39y 11m
WRIGHT, Permelia wife of Aaron Wright died Feb. 20, 1875 30y 3m 26d
WRIGHT, John Wesley son of A. & P. E. Wright died Jan. 21, 1874 age 1y.
WRIGHT, Mary L. wife of Aaron Wright died Sep. 1, 1871