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Addison C. Wright

Addison C. Wright
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Male 1811 - 1893  (82 years)

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  • Name Addison C. Wright 
    Born 1811  , Herkimer, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • According to the 1855 census, Addison was born in Herkimer County, but the family moved to Scriba the following year.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Role: Household
    1850 U.S. census - Josiah Wright household (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co., NY)
    1850 U.S. census - Josiah Wright household (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co., NY)
    Josiah Wright, 72, male, farmer, value of real estate owned $2500, born Conn.
    Altana Wright, 40, female, born N.Y.
    Addison Wright, 40, male, farmer, born N.Y.
    Stephen Wright, 22, male, farmer, born N.Y.
    Judson Wright, 19, male, farmer, born N.Y., attended school within the year
    Williston Wright, 14, male, born N.Y., attended school within the year
    Census 1855  Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Between the 1850 and 1855 census, Addison moved out of his father's household but remained nearby.
    1855 New York census - Addison C. Wright and Josiah Wright households (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co.)
    1855 New York census - Addison C. Wright and Josiah Wright households (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co.)
    household 17, frame building, valued at $400
    Addison C. Wright, 43, male, born Herkimer Co., widowed, 42 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land

    household 23, frame building, valued at $400
    Josiah Wright, 80, male, born Conn., widowed, 43 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land
    Stephen K. Wright, 26, male, child, born Oswego Co., 26 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter
    Josiah J. Wright, 23, male, child, born Oswego Co., 23 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land
    Williston H. Wright, 18, male, child, born Oswego Co., 18 years resident of this town, clerk
    Research Note Per his Find-A-Grave entry, his middle name is "Cove". 
    Occupation farmer  [2, 3
    Will Oct 1857  Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • In his will, Josiah names his six living children Addison C. Wright, Stephen K. Wright, Josiah J. Wright, Sarah (wife of Myron D. Hitchcock) and Mary M. (wife of William Gorsline), and Williston Wright, as well as mentioning his two deceased wives, a deceased son, and a deceased daughter in a request to have headstones erected for them.
    • Role: Heir
    Will and Codicils of Josiah Wright (Oswego Co., NY)
    Will and Codicils of Josiah Wright (Oswego Co., NY)
    A full transcription is available on final two pages of the PDF.
    Find-A-Grave ID 16766516 
    Died 21 Sep 1893  Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Cause: apoplexy 
    Death notice of Addison Wright (Oswego Daily Times, 26 Sep 1893, page 6)
    Death notice of Addison Wright (Oswego Daily Times, 26 Sep 1893, page 6)
    SCRIBA
    Mr. Addison Wright of this town died last Thursday from apoplexy. His funeral was attended on Saturday at his late residence. He was a good neighbor and a kind friend and was much respected by all who knew him. He leaves a widow and two sons.
    Buried Worden Sweet Cemetery, Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Headstone of Addison C. Wright, Julia Halleck and Lydia M. Wing, Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY)
    Headstone of Addison C. Wright, Julia Halleck and Lydia M. Wing, Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY)
    Addison C. Wright, 1811 - 1893
    Julia Halleck, His Wife, 1832 - 1902
    Lydia M. Wing, His Wife, 1819 - 1850
    Person ID I178  Main Tree
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2022 

    Father Josiah Wright,   b. 1773, , , Connecticut Colony, British America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1869  (Age 96 years) 
    Mother Hester,   b. Abt 1781,   d. 26 May 1822  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Married CA 1804 
    • This marriage date is an estimate based on the birthdate of their eldest known child.
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lydia M. Wing,   b. 1813,   d. 1850  (Age 37 years) 
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Julia Halleck,   b. 1832,   d. 1902  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Aft 1855  [7
    • Addison was enumerated in the 1855 census as widowed, so he must have married Julia after that date.
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1811 - , Herkimer, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1855 - Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Oct 1857 - Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: apoplexy - 21 Sep 1893 - Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Worden Sweet Cemetery, Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S55] Cemetery -- Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY), Headstone of Addison C. Wright, Julia Halleck and Lydia M. Wing (Reliability: 2).
      Addison C. Wright
      1811 - 1893
      -----
      Julia Halleck
      His Wife
      1832 - 1902
      -----
      Lydia M. Wing
      His Wife
      1819 - 1850

    2. [S53] 1850 U.S. Federal Census, New York, Oswego County, Town of Scriba; page 380 (stamped); dwelling 1910, family 2078; Josiah Wright; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1850 U.S. census - Josiah Wright household (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co., NY)
      1850 U.S. census - Josiah Wright household (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co., NY)
      Josiah Wright, 72, male, farmer, value of real estate owned $2500, born Conn.
      Altana Wright, 40, female, born N.Y.
      Addison Wright, 40, male, farmer, born N.Y.
      Stephen Wright, 22, male, farmer, born N.Y.
      Judson Wright, 19, male, farmer, born N.Y., attended school within the year
      Williston Wright, 14, male, born N.Y., attended school within the year


    3. [S54] 1855 New York State Census, Oswego County, population schedule; Town of Scriba; page 3 (stamped); family 14; Addison C. Wright; downloaded 2 June 2022 (Reliability: 3).
      Addison's father Josiah Wright is enumerated on the same page, four dwellings later.
      1855 New York census - Addison C. Wright and Josiah Wright households (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co.)
      1855 New York census - Addison C. Wright and Josiah Wright households (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co.)
      household 17, frame building, valued at $400
      Addison C. Wright, 43, male, born Herkimer Co., widowed, 42 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land

      household 23, frame building, valued at $400
      Josiah Wright, 80, male, born Conn., widowed, 43 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land
      Stephen K. Wright, 26, male, child, born Oswego Co., 26 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter
      Josiah J. Wright, 23, male, child, born Oswego Co., 23 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land
      Williston H. Wright, 18, male, child, born Oswego Co., 18 years resident of this town, clerk


    4. [S56] Probate -- Oswego County, NY, volume K; page 426; Josiah Wright (Reliability: 3).
      Will and Codicils of Josiah Wright (Oswego Co., NY)
      Will and Codicils of Josiah Wright (Oswego Co., NY)
      A full transcription is available on final two pages of the PDF.


    5. [S57] Newspaper -- Oswego Daily Times, Addison Wright; death notice; 26 September 1893; page 6, column 3 (Reliability: 2).
      Death notice of Addison Wright (Oswego Daily Times, 26 Sep 1893, page 6)
      Death notice of Addison Wright (Oswego Daily Times, 26 Sep 1893, page 6)
      SCRIBA
      Mr. Addison Wright of this town died last Thursday from apoplexy. His funeral was attended on Saturday at his late residence. He was a good neighbor and a kind friend and was much respected by all who knew him. He leaves a widow and two sons.


    6. [S55] Cemetery -- Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY), Headstone of Addison C. Wright, Julia Halleck and Lydia M. Wing (Reliability: 3).
      Addison C. Wright
      1811 - 1893
      -----
      Julia Halleck
      His Wife
      1832 - 1902
      -----
      Lydia M. Wing
      His Wife
      1819 - 1850

    7. [S54] 1855 New York State Census, Oswego County, population schedule; Town of Scriba; page 3 (stamped); family 14; Addison C. Wright; downloaded 2 June 2022 (Reliability: 2).
      Addison's father Josiah Wright is enumerated on the same page, four dwellings later.
      1855 New York census - Addison C. Wright and Josiah Wright households (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co.)
      1855 New York census - Addison C. Wright and Josiah Wright households (Town of Scriba, Oswego Co.)
      household 17, frame building, valued at $400
      Addison C. Wright, 43, male, born Herkimer Co., widowed, 42 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land

      household 23, frame building, valued at $400
      Josiah Wright, 80, male, born Conn., widowed, 43 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land
      Stephen K. Wright, 26, male, child, born Oswego Co., 26 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter
      Josiah J. Wright, 23, male, child, born Oswego Co., 23 years resident of this town, farmer, native-born voter, owner of land
      Williston H. Wright, 18, male, child, born Oswego Co., 18 years resident of this town, clerk