Edgar Wright 1852 – 1929

Edgar Wright Headstone

Harriet A Bennett, Ellen S & Edgar Wright Headstones

Harriet A Bennett, Ellen S & Edgar Wright Headstones

Edgar Wright

Edgar Wright

 

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

Born: September 21, 1852 (twin) in Pocasset Ma.

  • Father: Zadock W. Wright; (1822 – 1904) (Zadock Wright & Jane Tilson)
  • Mother: Keziah Davis Avery; (1828 – 1899) (John Avery & Elizabeth Chase)

Died: April 15, 1929 in Pocasset Ma. at 76 yrs, 6 mos, 24 d. at the “Bay Breeze”, 955 Shore Rd.

  • Buried: Pocasset Cemetery; area B (with his second wife Ellen Mary Graham Stewart & Ellen’s friend Harriet Augusta Bennett)

Occupation: Iron Moulder, Stove & Furnace Dealer & Installer (Edgar’s store was on County Rd. in Pocasset Ma., just south of Barlows Landing Rd.)

Where Lived: County Rd, near Barlows Landing Rd.; Poughkeepsie NY; Georgia; Tennessee; Shore Rd, near Island Drive in Pocasset Ma.; Pocasset Hotel; 955 Shore Rd. (“Bay Breeze”).

Married (1): October 12, 1874 in Plymouth Ma. by J.W. Malcolm

  • To: Lucy Jane Harrison; (1857 – 1940) (George Lewis Harrison & Lydia Tefft Sweet)

Children: 6

  • 1. Blanche Mae Wright Chambers; (December 14, 1876 – June 19, 1966); Married James C. Chambers (1875 – 1905) (Benjamin F. Chambers & Isabella J. Reynolds) in Atlanta Ga. on September 9, 1894 & had 2 children; She was born in Pocasset Ma. & died in Clayton Ga..
  • 2. Ernest Osbourne Wright; (November 17, 1878 – May 12, 1935); Married Ruby Eliza Spikes (1886 – 1961) in 1907 & had 4 children; Ernest was born in Pocasset Ma. & died in LaGrange Ga..

    Edgar Wright in front of his store with his father Zadock Wright (with horse) about 1900.

  • 3. Lucy Etta Wright Chambers; (December 17, 1880 – December 19, 1949); Married William E. Chambers (1876 – ?) in 1899 & had 2 children; Lucy was born in Pocasset Ma.; She & William are buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Atlanta Ga..
  • 4. Ella Viola Wright Haney; (March 4, 1883 – July 11, 1971); Married George Franklin Haney (1880 – 1946) (Henry P. Haney & Collie Elizabeth McDuffie) & had 2 children; She was born in Poughkeepsie N.Y. & died in Spartanburg S.C.; She & George are buried in Casey’s Hill Cemetery in Atlanta Ga..
  • 5. Elizabeth/Lizzie Eugenia Wright Brooks; (April 12, 1884 – October 24, 1982); Married Benjamin Lloyd Brooks (1882 – 1945) in Atlanta Ga. on January 31, 1904; She was born in Poughkeepsie N.Y. & died in Atlanta Ga.; She & Benjamin are buried in Greenwood Cemetery in Atlanta Ga..
  • 6. Chester Snow Wright; (May 15, 1887 – July 2, 1940); Married Cora Belle Yarbrough (1888 – 1975) (Marion H. Yarbrough & Emma Webb) in Georgia on February 9, 1913 & had 2 children; Chester was born in Poughkeepsie N.Y. & died in Augusta Ga..

Married (2): October 20, 1903 in Boston Ma. by Dr. Heath

  • To: Ellen Mary Graham Stewart; (1871 – 1956) (Fleming Law Stewart, Capt. & Margaret Sievwright)

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); 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 buried in Cataumet Cemetery; Eleanor had no children from either marriage; She is buried 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.

 

Comments are closed.