Ellen Mary Graham Stewart Wright 1871 – 1956

Ellen S Wright Headstone

Harriet A Bennett, Ellen S & Edgar Wright Headstones

Harriet A Bennett, Ellen S & Edgar Wright Headstones

Ellen S Wright

Ellen S Wright

Ellen S & Edgar Wright

Ellen S & Edgar Wright

 

Ancestry:  Fleming Law Stewart, Capt.;  Robert Stewart

Born: August 24, 1871 in Bootle, Liverpool England

  • Father: Fleming Law Stewart, Capt.; (1830 – 1888) (Robert Stewart & Charlotte Hastie)
  • Mother: Margaret Sievwright; (1833 – 1897) (James Sievwright & Elizabeth/Isabella (–))

Died: August 9, 1956 in Pocasset Ma. at 84 yrs, 11 mos, 19 d.

  • Buried: Pocasset Cemetery; area B (with husband Edgar Wright & her friend Harriet Augusta Bennett)

Where Lived: Liverpool England; Halifax Nova Scotia; Boston Ma.; Pocasset Ma.

Note: Ellen, in 1884, sailed from Liverpool England with her family, on the S. S. Sardinian, to Halifax Nova Scotia; Ellen lived in Halifax until her parents died & then moved to Boston in 1897.

Occupation: Worked at the Parker House Hotel in Boston Ma. & helped her friend Harriet Augusta Bennett run the “Bay Breeze” in Pocasset Ma.

Married: October 20, 1903 in Boston Ma. (Tremont Baptist Temple) by Dr. Heath

  • To: Edgar Wright; (1852 – 1929) (Zadock W. Wright & Keziah Davis (Avery)); Edgar married (1) Lucy Jane Harrison (1857 – 1940) (George Lewis Harrison & Lydia Tefft Sweet) in Plymouth Ma. on October 12, 1874.

Children: 4

  • 1. Eleanor Frances Wright Low Collins; (September 8, 1904 – June 24, 1996); Married (1) John Fitchet Low (1895 – 1941) (John Hill Low & Davine Small) in Bourne Ma. on November 8, 1924; They were divorced; John married (2) Martha Elizabeth (Anderson) Waddell (1889 – 1957); John drowned in Pocasset Harbor; John & Martha are buried in Oakland Grove Cemetery in Bourne Ma.; Eleanor married (2) Alton Sidney (Geggatt) Collins (1877 – 1967) (Ezra Fish Geggatt & Emily F. Landers) in Bourne Ma. on April 25, 1940; After his mother’s death, Alton was adopted by Alonzo Orlando Collins & Salome S. Landers, his mother’s sister; Alton married (1) Ada Lincoln Phinney (1874 – 1937) (Levi Lincoln Phinney & Harriet/Hattie L. Kendrick) on April 2, 1900; Alton, Ada & their 3 children are in Cataumet Cemetery; Eleanor had no children from either of her marriages; She is buried near her parents in Pocasset Cemetery.
  • 2. Fleming Stewart Wright; (September 21, 1906 – July 1, 1995); Married Louise Howland Wing (1908 – 1988) (Lester Waldo Wing & Mabel Howland (Gibbs)) in Pocasset Ma. on August 28, 1935; They had 2 children; F. Stewart & Louise are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 3. William Stalker Wright; (May 1, 1909 – February 28, 1999); Married Kathryn Noyes Overy (1913 – 1995) (John Edgar Overy & Mary Abbie Perry (Noyes)) in Dorchester Ma. on September 28, 1933; They had 6 children; William & Kathryn are buried in Pocasset Cemetery.
  • 4. Margaret Bennett Wright Stubbs; (November 12, 1911 – February 26, 2010); Married Olin Lesesne Stubbs (1914 – 1981) (Olin Leslie Stubbs & Louise Lesesne Thames) in Fort Bragg N.C. on March 24, 1945; They had 1 child; Margaret & Olin are buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

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