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Josiah Judson Wright

Josiah Judson Wright

Male 1831 - 1900  (69 years)

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  • Name Josiah Judson Wright 
    Nickname Judson 
    Born 20 Apr 1831  , Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Judson's headstone lists April 20, 1831 as his birthdate, while his funeral card states he was 69 years, 1 month and 10 days old at his death, which puts his birthdate on or within a day of April 30, 1831.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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  [5
    • Role: Child
    • Judson is noted in this census as being a landowner.
    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
    Will Oct 1857  Scriba, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 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 to his will, Joisah notes he now holds "said Josiah J. Wright's note, which I request my executor to cancel or give up as payment for this bequest."
    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.
    Occupation CA 1850–1860  [4, 5
    farmer 
    Census 1865  Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    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
    Occupation 1865  [7
    cooper 
    Census 1870  Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    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
    Occupation 1870  [8
    working in a rolling mill 
    Census 1875  Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    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  [10
    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  [11
    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  [12
    • Role: Father
    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…
    Name Judson Josiah Wright 
    Occupation 1895–1900  [9, 11, 12
    engineer 
    • In the 1
    Find-A-Grave ID 37799796 
    Died 10 Jun 1900  Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Funeral card of J. Judson Wright
    Funeral card of J. Judson Wright
    Death notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Evening Telegram, 12 Jun 1900, page 2)
    Death notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Evening Telegram, 12 Jun 1900, page 2)
    WRIGHT- In this city, June 10, J. Judson Wright, aged 69 years, 1 month and 10 days.
    Funeral services at the residence of his son, Willis J. Wright, 407 Schuyler street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited. Oswego papers please copy.
    Buried 13 Jun 1900  Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Address:
    Block 3, Plot 126 
    Headstone of J. Judson Wright, Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY)
    Headstone of J. Judson Wright, Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY)
    J. JUDSON WRIGHT
    April 20, 1831
    June 10, 1900
    AT REST
    Plot: Block 3, Plot 126, Grave S1
    Funeral notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Daily Journal, 13 Jun 1900, page 7)
    Funeral notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Daily Journal, 13 Jun 1900, page 7)
    The funeral of J. Judson Wright of 407 Schuyler st. was held at 2:30 p.m. to-day from his late home. Burial was made in the Geddes cemetery.
    Person ID I97  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 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

    Family 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) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah K. T. Wright,   b. Abt Oct 1856, , Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1882, Homer, Cortland, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years)
     2. Willis J. Wright,   b. Abt 1863, , Onondaga, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age ~ 55 years)
     3. Mary Alenna Wright,   b. Abt 1871,   d. 2 Jan 1922, 156 University Avenue, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F37  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1900 - Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Block 3, Plot 126 - 13 Jun 1900 - Myrtle Hill Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States
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    J. Judson Wright
    J. Judson Wright

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] Funeral Cards -- Voght Family collection, J. Judson Wright; DIED June 10, 1900. AGED 69 y., 1 m., 10 d. (Reliability: 2).
      Funeral card of J. Judson Wright
      Funeral card of J. Judson Wright


    2. [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…


    3. [S74] Cemetery -- Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY), headstone of J. Judson Wright (Reliability: 2).
      J. JUDSON WRIGHT
      April 20, 1831
      June 10, 1900
      AT REST
      Headstone of J. Judson Wright, Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY)
      Headstone of J. Judson Wright, Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY)
      J. JUDSON WRIGHT
      April 20, 1831
      June 10, 1900
      AT REST
      Plot: Block 3, Plot 126, Grave S1


    4. [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


    5. [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


    6. [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.


    7. [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


    8. [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


    9. [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


    10. [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


    11. [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


    12. [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…


    13. [S58] Newspaper -- Syracuse Evening Telegram, WRIGHT; death notice; 12 June 1900; page 2 column 7 (Reliability: 2).
      Death notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Evening Telegram, 12 Jun 1900, page 2)
      Death notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Evening Telegram, 12 Jun 1900, page 2)
      WRIGHT- In this city, June 10, J. Judson Wright, aged 69 years, 1 month and 10 days.
      Funeral services at the residence of his son, Willis J. Wright, 407 Schuyler street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. Friends are invited. Oswego papers please copy.


    14. [S64] Newspaper -- Syracuse Daily Journal, funeral notice of Judson Wright; 13 June 1900; page 7, column 4 (Reliability: 2).
      Funeral notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Daily Journal, 13 Jun 1900, page 7)
      Funeral notice of J. Judson Wright (Syracuse Daily Journal, 13 Jun 1900, page 7)
      The funeral of J. Judson Wright of 407 Schuyler st. was held at 2:30 p.m. to-day from his late home. Burial was made in the Geddes cemetery.


    15. [S74] Cemetery -- Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY), headstone of J. Judson Wright (Reliability: 3).
      J. JUDSON WRIGHT
      April 20, 1831
      June 10, 1900
      AT REST
      Headstone of J. Judson Wright, Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY)
      Headstone of J. Judson Wright, Myrtle Hill Cemetery (Syracuse, NY)
      J. JUDSON WRIGHT
      April 20, 1831
      June 10, 1900
      AT REST
      Plot: Block 3, Plot 126, Grave S1