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Daniel W. Wright and Catherine A. Thompson

Query posted December 24, 2005

Researching the family of Daniel W. Wright, b. 1825, AL; married Catherine A. Thompson, b.1840, MS, daughter of R.W. Thompson of Yalobusha Co.; married June 28, 1860, Shelby Co., TN. Four sons: George W. b. May, 1861, AR; David A. b. AR; Robert, b. MS, John Nathaniel, b. MS.  1880 census has Catherine a widow with her four sons living in Yalobusha Co.Family legend has George marrying into Greenwood Leflore family. I found a marriage license in Carrollton for George W. Wright and Priscilla Donelly, for 1892. The 1900 federal census has George W. Wright and wife, Priscilla, living in Beat 4 of Carroll Co., with a son, George L., age 2. George W. Wright, b.May, 1861, d. Nov. 1908 is buried at Malmaison.

f anyone has any information, I would greatly appreciate it. Have hit brick wall.

Steve Wright,



Carroll County


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