Luther Tilson Wright 1816 – 1884

Luther T, Eliza Avery & Jean Mills Wright Headstone


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

Born: May 6, 1816 in Carver Ma.

  • Father: Zadock Wright; (1788 – 1845) (Moses Wright, Rev War, War of 1812 & Mary/Molly Weston)
  • Mother: Jane Tilson; (1788 – 1826) (Ichabod Tilson & Azubah Thomas)

Died: 1884 in Poughkeepsie N.Y.

  • Buried: Pocasset Cemetery; area A (with his two wives, Eliza & Jean)

Occupation: Iron Moulder

Married (1): Int. November 7, 1839

  • To: Elizabeth/Eliza Ann Avery; (1822 – 1855) (John Avery & Elizabeth Chase)

Children: 5

  • 1. Charles Stephen Wright, Civil War; (January 22, 1841 – 1887); Married Annie L. Segee (1850 – ?) (Charles L. Segee & Susan (–)) in Sandwich Ma. on January 23, 1867; Charles is buried in Pocasset Cemetery next to his half brother Henry C. Wright.
  • 2. Almeda F. Wright Ellis; (1842 – ?); Married Lysander L. Ellis (1842 – ?) (Martin L. Ellis & Nancy Freeman (Handy)) in Sandwich Ma. on December 9, 1866; No further information.
  • 3. Aurelia Wright; (March 31, 1845 – ?); No further information.
  • 4. Arabella J. Wright; (April 27, 1847 – ?); No further information.
  • 5. Eliza Wright; (March 24, 1850 – ?); No further information.

Married (2): April 27, 1856 in Sandwich Ma.

  • To: Jean Mills; (1835 – ?) (John Mills & ?); (aka Jean/Jane Mills/Miller)

Children: 8

  • 1. Martha Wright; (December 9, 1857 – ?); No further information.
  • 2. Henrietta Wright; (December 1857 – January 7, 1858); Henrietta died at 28 d..
  • 3. Luther H. Wright; (March 3, 1859 – October 23, 1860); Luther H. died at 1 yr, 6 mos..
  • 4. Luella Wright; (December 11, 1861 – ?); No further information.
  • 5. Cora A. Wright; (January 28, 1864 – ?); No further information.
  • 6. Henry Clay Wright; (October 21, 1866 – 1929); Married Julia M. Westgate (1874 – ?) (George/Frank Franklin Westgate & Flora West Manley) in Sagamore Ma. on January 9, 1892; Julia married (2) James F. Wike (Abt.1871 – ?) (John Wike & Sarah Buffin) in Wareham Ma. on March 27, 1896; Henry is in Pocasset Cemetery next to his half brother Charles Stephen Wright.
  • 7. Luther Tilson Wright, Jr. (October 11, 1868 – October 24, 1869); Luther T., Jr. died at 11 mos, 12 d..
  • 8. Minnie L. Wright; (September 24, 1870 – ?); No further information.

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