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Joseph Wright

Male 1721 - 1804  (83 years)


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  • Name Joseph Wright 
    Born 16 Jun 1721  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Census 1790  Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • Joseph Wright: Males: 1 over 16, 1 under 16. Females: 1
    Military Service Revolutionary War 

    • Joseph Wright, S18673, Series M805, Roll 892, Image 253, File S18673, Page 1 of 5

      Joseph Wright, S34575, Series M805, Roll 892, Image 235, File S34575, Page 1 of 6

      Joseph Wright, S45468, Series M805, Roll 892, Image 241, File S45468, Page 1 of 12
    Buried Aug 1804  South Pond Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 24 Aug 1804  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 8, 9, 10
    Notes 
    • !Plymouth Families #974.482/P3 D23d


      Last Will and Testament of Joseph Wright

      In the Name of God Amen _ I Joseph Wright of Plymouth in the County of Plymouth yeoman being Sick and Week in Body, but of Sound Mind and Memory and Understanding, Do make and Publish this my Last Will & Testament in manner and form following, to Wit, First of all I give and Bequeth to my Dear Wife Sarah Wright the one Third part of all my Personal Estate to be at her own Disposal, and the Improvement of the One Third part of all my Real Estate Also I give and Bequeath unto my Oldest Daughter Deborah Churchill of Plimpton Three Pounds to be paid out of my Personal Estate Also I give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Susannah Rickard the wife of Abner Rickard Three Pounds to be paid out of my Personal Estate Also I give and Bequeath unto Mary Sampson my daughter, the wife of Sylvanus Sampson Three Pounds to be paid out of my Personal Estate Also I give and Bequeath unto my Son Joshua all my Estate both Real and Personal not otherwise Disposed of in this my Will lying in Plymouth, Plimpton, Middleborough & Duxborough Provided my Son Joseph Wright shall ever Return, who I am apprehensive is not living, if he is living and shall ever return Home, the one half of my Real Estate that I have bequeathed to my Son Joshua, I bequeath to heirs of my Son Joseph Wright And I hereby Nominate and Appoint my Wife Sarah and my Son Joshua Wright Executor of this my Last Will and Testament In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my Hand and Seal this twenty Seventh Day of February in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty Eight Joseph Wright (signature) Josiah Cotton Joseph Jennings William Pearsons (witnesses)


      Headstone reads, Joshua Wright, died Sep 1833, age 75yrs.
    Person ID I1812767  7_families
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2010 

    Father Isaac Wright,   b. 19 Jan 1686, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1766, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother 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, 11
    Family ID F658427  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Brewster,   b. 11 Feb 1727, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1812, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 8 Nov 1748  Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8, 12
    Children 
    +1. Deborah Wright,   b. 17 Oct 1749, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Joseph Wright,   b. 20 May 1750, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Susanna Wright,   b. 14 Nov 1751, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1833, Cornish, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Mary Wright,   b. 24 Feb 1754, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1835, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Joshua Wright,   b. 9 Nov 1758, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1833, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     6. Thomas Wright,   b. Abt 1760, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F658206  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jun 1721 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Nov 1748 - Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1790 - Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aug 1804 - South Pond Cemetery, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Aug 1804 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12771] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - Vital Records, Plympton (Massachusetts). Town Clerk, (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972), Film # 912058., 235: Wright, Joseph, ch. Isaac (s. Adam and Sarah (first w.)) and Mary (Cole ), Jun 10, 1721. (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S307] Plymouth Families, William Thomas Davis, (Boston: Damrell & Upham, 1899).

    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), 45, 146 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S12676] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Old South Pond Cemetery - online, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Old South Pond Cemetery, (Online ).
      In Memory of Mr. JOSEPH WRIGHT Who died August 24th, 1804 In the 85 year Of his age.

      Footstone: J.B. 1804 Unmarked depression in the earth may be a grave.

    6. [S311] Mayflower Descendant, (Wheat Ridge, CO: Search & Research Publishing Corporation, 1996), 5: 209 (Reliability: 3).
      Joseph Wright was born June 16th 1721

    7. [S12802] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton - 1790 - Federal Census, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plympton, (www.ancestry.com).

    8. [S12672] George Soule of the Mayflower, John E. Soule, Milton E. Terry, Robert S. Wakefield, (Plymouth, Mass. : General Society of Mayflower Descendants, c1999), 146 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S353] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Church records, First Church (Plymouth, Massachusetts), (Plymouth Church records, 1620-1859), 146 (Reliability: 3).
      1804, Aug. 24 Joseph Wright aged 83 years

    10. [S7728] Colonial Society of Massachusetts, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, (Boston, The Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 1920), XXII: 630: 24 Aug 1804 - Joseph Wright aged 83 years. (Reliability: 4).

    11. [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).

    12. [S401] Genealogical register of Plymouth families, William T. Davis, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing, 1977), 295 (Reliability: 3).
      JOSEPH [WRIGHT], Plympton, son of 1st Isaac, m. Sarah Brewster of Duxbury, and had Deborah, 1749, m. Nathaniel Churchill; Susanna, 1751, m. Abner Rickard; Mary, 1754, m. Sylvanus Sampson; Joseph, 1750; Joshua, 1758; and Thomas.