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Stephen K. Wright

Stephen K. Wright

Male 1829 - 1890  (61 years)

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  • Name Stephen K. Wright 
    Born 1 Jun 1829  , Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    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
    • Role: Child
    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
    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
    • In an 1862 codicil, Stephen K.'s portion of the estate is designated to be held in trust by his sister Mary and a family friend, to be alloted to him as needed for his support and maintenance in times of sickness or if otherwise requiring help.
    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 16765868 
    Died 16 Aug 1890  [1
    Buried Worden Sweet Cemetery, Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Headstone of Stephen K. Wright, Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY)
    Headstone of Stephen K. Wright, Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY)
    Stephen K. Wright
    June 1, 1829
    Aug. 16, 1890
    Person ID I180  Main Tree
    Last Modified 9 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 Altana,   b. Abt 1790, , , New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1855  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married CA 1826 
    • This marriage date is an estimate based on the birthdate of their eldest known child.
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jun 1829 - , Oswego, 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 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 Stephen K. Wright (Reliability: 2).
      Stephen K. Wright
      June 1, 1829
      Aug. 16, 1890

    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 22; Josiah Wright; downloaded 2 June 2022 (Reliability: 3).
      Josiah's son Addison C. Wright is enumerated on the same page, four dwellings earlier.
      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. [S55] Cemetery -- Worden Sweet Cemetery (Scriba, NY), Headstone of Stephen K. Wright (Reliability: 3).
      Stephen K. Wright
      June 1, 1829
      Aug. 16, 1890