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Willis J. Wright

Willis J. Wright

Male Abt 1863 - 1918  (~ 55 years)

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  • Name Willis J. Wright 
    Alt. Birth Dec 1861  [1
    • Willis is listed as younger (born ~1863) in pre-1900 census records, but in that year's census he reports his birthdate as Dec 1861.
    Born Abt 1863  , Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Willis is listed as 2 years old in the 1865 census, 7 in the 1870 census, 12 in the 1875 census, 17 in the 1880 census, and 28 in 1892 census.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1865  Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Role: Son
    1865 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co.)
    1865 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co.)
    dwelling 182, framed structure valued at $800, household 188
    2. Judson Wright, 34, male, born Oswego Co., married once, currently married, cooper, native-born voter, owner of land
    3. Sarah Wright, 35, female, wife, born Cayuga Co., parent of two children, married once, currently married
    4. Sarah Wright, 8, female, daughter, born Onon. Co., single
    5. Willis Wright, 2, male, son, born Onon. Co., single
    Census 1870  Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Role: Household
    1870 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
    1870 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
    dwelling 280, family 284
    15. Wright, Judson J., 39, male, white, works in rolling mill, value of real estate $1200, value of personal estate $200, born New York
    16. Wright, Sarah, 40, female, white, keeping house, born New York
    17. Wright, Sarah K. T., 13, female, white, attending school, born New York
    18. Wright, Willes J., 7, male, white, attending school, born New York
    Census 1875  Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Role: Son
    1875 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes ED2, Onondaga Co.)
    1875 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes ED2, Onondaga Co.)
    dwellng 468, framel building of $1500 value, household 512
    38. Judson Wright, 45, male, born Oswego Co., married, engineer, native-born voter, owner of land
    39. Sarah Wright, 46, female, wife, born Cayuga Co., married
    40. Willie Wright, 12, male, son, born Onondaga Co., single
    41. Mary Wright, 4, female, daughter, born Onondaga Co.
    42. Benjamin Randle, 24, male, born Onondaga Co., married, hostler, native-born voter
    43. Kittie Randle, 18, female, wife, born Onondaga Co., married
    Census 1880  43 3rd South Street, Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Role: Son
    1880 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Village of Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
    1880 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Village of Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
    43 3rd South - dwelling 473, household 568
    37. Wright, Judson J., white, male, 49, married, laborer, born NY, father born Conn., mother born Mass.
    38. Wright, Sarah, white, female, 50, wife, married, keeping house, born NY, father born Vt., mother born Vt.
    39. Wright, Wm., white, male, 17, son, single, laboring, attended school within the census year, born NY, father born NY, mother born NY
    40. Wright, Mary A., white, female, 9, dau., single, school, attended school within the census year, born NY, father born NY, mother born NY
    Census 1892  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1892 New York census - Willis J. Wright and Judson J. Wright households (Syracuse ward 9, Onondaga Co.)
    1892 New York census - Willis J. Wright and Judson J. Wright households (Syracuse ward 9, Onondaga Co.)
    Willis J. Wright, male, 28, born US, citizen, engineer
    Herbert Wright, male, 1, born US, citizen
    Cora Wright, female, 28, born US, citizen
    Judson J. Wright, male, 61, born US, citizen, engineer
    Sarah Wright, female, 62, born US, citizen
    Census 1900  407 Schuyler Street, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1900 U.S. census - Willis J. Wright household (Syracuse ward 10, Onondaga Co., NY)
    1900 U.S. census - Willis J. Wright household (Syracuse ward 10, Onondaga Co., NY)
    407 Schuyler St, Syracuse; dwelling 96, household 119
    81. Wright, Willis J., head, white, male, born Dec 1861, age 38, married for 11 years, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, stationary engineer, 0 months not employed, can read, can write, can speak English, owns home freely
    82. Wright, Cora R., wife, white, female, born July 1862, age 37, married for 11 years, mother of 2 children (both living), born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, can read, can write, can speak English
    83. Wright, Herbert W., son, white, male, born Dec 1891, age 8, single, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, student, attended school for 9 months
    84. Wright, Howard B., son, white, male, born May 1893, age 6, single, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, student, attended school for 9 months
    85. Wright, Judson J., father, white, male, born Apr 1831, age 69, widowed, married 50 years, born New York, father born New York, mother…
    Occupation engineer  [8, 9
    • In 1892 Willis is simply noted as an engineer. In 1900 he is specifically enumerated as a stationary engineer.
    Died 1918 
    Person ID I190  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2022 

    Father Josiah Judson Wright,   b. 20 Apr 1831, , Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1900, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Sarah Grant,   b. 23 Aug 1829, Victory, Cayuga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1897, 409 Schuyler Street, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Cora R. Barton,   b. Jul 1862,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Herbert Willis Wright,   b. 8 Dec 1891,   d. Oct 1974  (Age 82 years)
     2. Howard Barton Wright,   b. May 1894,   d. 19 Nov 1975  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F70  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1863 - , Onondaga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1865 - Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - 43 3rd South Street, Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S76] 1900 U.S. Federal Census, New York, Onondaga County, Ward 10 Syracuse, ED 117; sheet 5B; dwelling 96, household 119; Willis J. Wright; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 2).
      1900 U.S. census - Willis J. Wright household (Syracuse ward 10, Onondaga Co., NY)
      1900 U.S. census - Willis J. Wright household (Syracuse ward 10, Onondaga Co., NY)
      407 Schuyler St, Syracuse; dwelling 96, household 119
      81. Wright, Willis J., head, white, male, born Dec 1861, age 38, married for 11 years, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, stationary engineer, 0 months not employed, can read, can write, can speak English, owns home freely
      82. Wright, Cora R., wife, white, female, born July 1862, age 37, married for 11 years, mother of 2 children (both living), born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, can read, can write, can speak English
      83. Wright, Herbert W., son, white, male, born Dec 1891, age 8, single, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, student, attended school for 9 months
      84. Wright, Howard B., son, white, male, born May 1893, age 6, single, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, student, attended school for 9 months
      85. Wright, Judson J., father, white, male, born Apr 1831, age 69, widowed, married 50 years, born New York, father born New York, mother…


    2. [S40] 1865 New York State Census, Onondaga County, population schedule; Town and Village of Geddes; page 24 (penned); dwelling 182, household 188; Judson Wright; downloaded 10 June 2022 (Reliability: 2).
      1865 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co.)
      1865 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co.)
      dwelling 182, framed structure valued at $800, household 188
      2. Judson Wright, 34, male, born Oswego Co., married once, currently married, cooper, native-born voter, owner of land
      3. Sarah Wright, 35, female, wife, born Cayuga Co., parent of two children, married once, currently married
      4. Sarah Wright, 8, female, daughter, born Onon. Co., single
      5. Willis Wright, 2, male, son, born Onon. Co., single


    3. [S71] 1875 New York State Census, Onondaga County, population schedule; Geddes, Second ED; page 56 (penned); dwelling 468, household 512; Judson Wright; downloaded 11 June 2022 (Reliability: 2).
      1875 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes ED2, Onondaga Co.)
      1875 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes ED2, Onondaga Co.)
      dwellng 468, framel building of $1500 value, household 512
      38. Judson Wright, 45, male, born Oswego Co., married, engineer, native-born voter, owner of land
      39. Sarah Wright, 46, female, wife, born Cayuga Co., married
      40. Willie Wright, 12, male, son, born Onondaga Co., single
      41. Mary Wright, 4, female, daughter, born Onondaga Co.
      42. Benjamin Randle, 24, male, born Onondaga Co., married, hostler, native-born voter
      43. Kittie Randle, 18, female, wife, born Onondaga Co., married


    4. [S40] 1865 New York State Census, Onondaga County, population schedule; Town and Village of Geddes; page 24 (penned); dwelling 182, household 188; Judson Wright; downloaded 10 June 2022 (Reliability: 3).
      1865 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co.)
      1865 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co.)
      dwelling 182, framed structure valued at $800, household 188
      2. Judson Wright, 34, male, born Oswego Co., married once, currently married, cooper, native-born voter, owner of land
      3. Sarah Wright, 35, female, wife, born Cayuga Co., parent of two children, married once, currently married
      4. Sarah Wright, 8, female, daughter, born Onon. Co., single
      5. Willis Wright, 2, male, son, born Onon. Co., single


    5. [S70] 1870 U.S. Federal Census, New York, Onondaga County, Town of Geddes; page 38 (penned); dwelling 280, family 284; Judson J. Wright; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1870 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
      1870 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
      dwelling 280, family 284
      15. Wright, Judson J., 39, male, white, works in rolling mill, value of real estate $1200, value of personal estate $200, born New York
      16. Wright, Sarah, 40, female, white, keeping house, born New York
      17. Wright, Sarah K. T., 13, female, white, attending school, born New York
      18. Wright, Willes J., 7, male, white, attending school, born New York


    6. [S71] 1875 New York State Census, Onondaga County, population schedule; Geddes, Second ED; page 56 (penned); dwelling 468, household 512; Judson Wright; downloaded 11 June 2022 (Reliability: 3).
      1875 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes ED2, Onondaga Co.)
      1875 New York census - Judson Wright household (Geddes ED2, Onondaga Co.)
      dwellng 468, framel building of $1500 value, household 512
      38. Judson Wright, 45, male, born Oswego Co., married, engineer, native-born voter, owner of land
      39. Sarah Wright, 46, female, wife, born Cayuga Co., married
      40. Willie Wright, 12, male, son, born Onondaga Co., single
      41. Mary Wright, 4, female, daughter, born Onondaga Co.
      42. Benjamin Randle, 24, male, born Onondaga Co., married, hostler, native-born voter
      43. Kittie Randle, 18, female, wife, born Onondaga Co., married


    7. [S72] 1880 U.S. Federal Census, New York, Onondaga County, Village of Geddes, ED 173; page 58 (inked); dwelling 473, household 568; Judson J. Wright; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1880 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Village of Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
      1880 U.S. census - Judson J. Wright household (Village of Geddes, Onondaga Co., NY)
      43 3rd South - dwelling 473, household 568
      37. Wright, Judson J., white, male, 49, married, laborer, born NY, father born Conn., mother born Mass.
      38. Wright, Sarah, white, female, 50, wife, married, keeping house, born NY, father born Vt., mother born Vt.
      39. Wright, Wm., white, male, 17, son, single, laboring, attended school within the census year, born NY, father born NY, mother born NY
      40. Wright, Mary A., white, female, 9, dau., single, school, attended school within the census year, born NY, father born NY, mother born NY


    8. [S75] 1892 New York State Census, Onondaga County, population schedule; Ward 9 Syracuse, ED 2; page 8 (penned); Willis J. Wright and Judson J. Wright; downloaded 13 June 2022 (Reliability: 3).
      1892 New York census - Willis J. Wright and Judson J. Wright households (Syracuse ward 9, Onondaga Co.)
      1892 New York census - Willis J. Wright and Judson J. Wright households (Syracuse ward 9, Onondaga Co.)
      Willis J. Wright, male, 28, born US, citizen, engineer
      Herbert Wright, male, 1, born US, citizen
      Cora Wright, female, 28, born US, citizen
      Judson J. Wright, male, 61, born US, citizen, engineer
      Sarah Wright, female, 62, born US, citizen


    9. [S76] 1900 U.S. Federal Census, New York, Onondaga County, Ward 10 Syracuse, ED 117; sheet 5B; dwelling 96, household 119; Willis J. Wright; downloaded 10 October 2019 (Reliability: 3).
      1900 U.S. census - Willis J. Wright household (Syracuse ward 10, Onondaga Co., NY)
      1900 U.S. census - Willis J. Wright household (Syracuse ward 10, Onondaga Co., NY)
      407 Schuyler St, Syracuse; dwelling 96, household 119
      81. Wright, Willis J., head, white, male, born Dec 1861, age 38, married for 11 years, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, stationary engineer, 0 months not employed, can read, can write, can speak English, owns home freely
      82. Wright, Cora R., wife, white, female, born July 1862, age 37, married for 11 years, mother of 2 children (both living), born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, can read, can write, can speak English
      83. Wright, Herbert W., son, white, male, born Dec 1891, age 8, single, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, student, attended school for 9 months
      84. Wright, Howard B., son, white, male, born May 1893, age 6, single, born New York, father born New York, mother born New York, student, attended school for 9 months
      85. Wright, Judson J., father, white, male, born Apr 1831, age 69, widowed, married 50 years, born New York, father born New York, mother…