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Isaac Wright

Male 1686 - 1766  (79 years)


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  • Name Isaac Wright 
    Born 19 Jan 1686  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jan 1766  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried Old Burial Ground, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • !Plymouth Families #974.482/P3 D23d


      ISAAC WRIGHT'S WILL

      BY THE EDITOR

      ISAAC WRIGHT4 (Adam 3, Hester 2 Cooke, Francis 1) of Plympton, Mass., was a son of Adam Wright 3 by his first wife, Sarah 3 Soule (John 2, George 1), and thus had two lines of Mayflower descent.

      Isaac Wright 4 married Mary, the daughter of John and Susanna (Gray) Cole. Mary Wright died at Plympton, 20 July, 1759, in her 63d year. Isaac Wright made his will 2 July, 1760, and died at Plympton, 11 January, 1766, aged 80 years, "wanting 8 days". He was born, therefore, in January, 1685/6.

      We here present an exhaustive abstract of all records, in the Plymouth County, Mass., Registry of Probate, relating to the settlement of Isaac Wright's estate. There are no original papers, relating to this estate, preserved in the probate files.
      This article is printed at the expense of Mr. Edward L. Parker, of Concord, Mass., a descendant of Isaac Wright 4, through his son Joseph Wrights, and a member of the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants.
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      [THE WILL OF ISAAC WRIGHT]

      [Plym. Co. Prob., 19;345] "Isaac Wright of Plimton .... Yeoman" made his will on 2 July, 1760. Bequests were as follows:

      To "son Joseph Wright .... the, westerly end of the dwelling house wherein he now liveth in consideration for his labour with me after be was of age. Also the one half of all my other real estate (excepting the easterly end of my dwelling house,) wherein I dwell"

      To "son Isaac Wright .... the easterly end of my dwelling house wherein I now dwell. Also the one half of all my other real estate to be equally divided between my son Joseph & him. Excepting the westerly end of my dwelling house which is above given to Joseph."

      To "daughter Mary Thomson" 」6, 13s., 4d., "to be paid by my Excr out of my personal estate . Besides what I have already given her."

      To "daughter Rachel Wright" 」13, 6s., 8d., "to be Pd by my Exr out of my moveable Estate."

      "Also my will is that if there should be any more of my personal estate left, after my just debts, funeral charges & legacies are pard, that it be equally divided amongst all my Children."

      "son Joseph Wright" was appointed executor.

      The witnesses were Benjamin Weston, Hannah Weston and Job Weston.
      [19 :346] On 7 April, 1766, the will was presented for probate by Joseph Wright, the executor, and allowed, on the oaths of Benjamin Weston and Job Weston, two of the witnesses, and administration was granted to Joseph Wright.

      [19:346] An inventory of the estate was taken on 4 April 1766, by Gideon Bradford, Benjamin Weston and Jabez Newland. A pew in Meetinghouse" was valued at 」1, 6s., 8d.. "the homestead farm with the buildings & fence thereon, & Cedar swamp & Iron Ore" 」480. The total amount of the inventory was 」544, 12s., 1d. Joseph Wright, the executor, and the three appraisers, made oath to the inventory, 7 April, 1766, before John Cushing, Judge of Probate. [6]
    Person ID I1812754  7_families
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 

    Father Adam Wright,   b. 1645, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1724, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Sarah Soule,   b. 1660, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1693-1699, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1666  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Family ID F658418  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Cole,   b. 1697, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1759, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1717  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Wright,   b. 16 Jun 1721, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1804, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F658427  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1686 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1717 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jan 1766 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Burial Ground, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S7689] Francis Cooke of the Mayflower and his descendants for four generations, Robert S. Wakefield, (Plymouth, Mass. : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c1987), 22 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S12672] George Soule of the Mayflower, John E. Soule, Milton E. Terry, Robert S. Wakefield, (Plymouth, Mass. : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c1999), 14, 44 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S7689] Francis Cooke of the Mayflower and his descendants for four generations, Robert S. Wakefield, (Plymouth, Mass. : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c1987), 67 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S12672] George Soule of the Mayflower, John E. Soule, Milton E. Terry, Robert S. Wakefield, (Plymouth, Mass. : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c1999), 44 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S13133] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Old Burial Ground, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton.

    6. [S311] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 21: 53 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S12672] George Soule of the Mayflower, John E. Soule, Milton E. Terry, Robert S. Wakefield, (Plymouth, Mass. : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c1999), 14 (Reliability: 3).