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Wright family papers, 1835-1962.
Wright family.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  Doc 296 (cont'd in MSA 57-59)  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Wright family.
Title : Wright family papers, 1835-1962.
Physical Description : 2 linear feet.
Summary :

The papers consist of letters, diaries, ledgers, deeds, herd registers, genealogical information and miscellaneous papers from three generations of the descendants of Brigham C. and Urania Murray Wright who farmed a piece of land, known as "Coon Hill Farm," on the Milton-Colchester line from 1837 to 1956. It also contains a group of letters from the Vermont Sanatorium for Incipient Tuberculosis in Pittsford, Vermont, 1917-1918.

Biographical or historical data :

Brigham C. Wright (1793-1862) married Urania Murray (1799-1880) in 1817. Their children who are prominent in this collection are: Norman (Sept. 29, 1826-Aug. 1, 1880); (Ethan) Murray (Aug. 10, 1818-Nov. 24, 1903); Louisa (1822-1903) who married Daniel Bowe; (Charles) Rolla (Feb. 17, 1825-Sept. 12, 1859); and George B. (June 20, 1835-April 28, 1882). Their daughters Eliza, Sarah (Sally), and Elsie, figure less prominently.

Norman married Ellen Jane Lyon in 1862 and their children were Ernest Norman (April 2, 1867-Aug. 19, 1900), Rolla Lyon (March 4, 1862-March 18, 1924), Clark A. (April 19, 1874-Sept. 3, 1962), Frederick Brigham (March 29, 1865-April 19, 1938), (John) Murray (Oct. 24, 1871-Nov. 19, 1954), and (George) Vernon Wright (Jan. 11, 1879-Dec. 15, 1956).

Corporate Subject : Vermont Sanatorium for Incipient Tuberculosis Pittsford, Vt.
Subject Term : Tuberculosis Vermont.
Animal pedigrees.
Telegraph Employees Vermont Orwell.
Shorthand.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Pittsford (Vt.) History.
Milton (Vt.) Genealogy.
Colchester (Vt.) Genealogy.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Diaries.
Deeds.
Genealogies.
Inventories of decedents' estates.
Added Author : Wright, Rolla (Charles Rolla), 1825-1859.
Wright, Norman, 1826-1880.
Wright, Ellen.
Lyon, John H.
Wright, Clark A., 1874-1962.
Wright, Bernice, 1883-1923.
Wright, Ernest Norman, 1867-1900.
Wright, Brigham C., 1793-1862.
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