William Chester Wright 1858 – 1923

William C & Annie Dalton Wright & Alice W Towne Headstone

 

Ancestry:  Stillman Wright;  Zadock Wright;  Moses Wright, Rev War, War of 1812;  Ebenezer Wright;  Moses Wright;  Adam Wright;  Richard Wright, “Fortune”;  William Wright, “Fortune”

Born: December 21, 1858 in Sandwich Ma.

  • Father: Stillman Wright; (1812 – 1875) (Zadock Wright & Jane Tilson)
  • Mother: Zilpha E. Hammond; (1816 – 1894) (Noah Hammond & Zilpha Maxim)

Died: May 12, 1923 in Bourne Ma. at 63 yrs, 4 mos, 18 d. (accidental drowning)

  • Buried: Pocasset Cemetery; area B (with his wife & daughter)

Occupation: Iron Moulder

Where Lived: Chelsea & Pocasset Ma.

Married: December 31, 1882 in Pocasset Ma. by J.H. Wallen

  • To: Annie Dalton; (1860 – 1956) (James Dalton & Elizabeth MacDonald)

Children: 1

  • 1. Alice Martha Wright Towne; (February 21, 1886 – January 20, 1974); Married George William Towne (1885 -1965 ) (George Moody Towne & Annie Wallace Cruckshanks) in Bourne Ma. on June 24, 1908; George married (2) Ruth Caroline (Norris) Harvey (1886 – 1939) (Lucian W. Norris & Effie L. Osgood) in Yucatan Mexico on January 30, 1926 & married (3) Cecile Marie (Byrnes) Holmes (Joseph Byrnes & Winifred McDonnell) in Dauphin Pa. on June 18, 1945; George died in Stuttgart Germany; Alice is buried with her parents in Pocasset Cemetery.

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