Thursday, August 24, 2006

Today in my database : Ellen King (b. August 24, 1868)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 2nd-great grandmother, Ellen King.

Ellen was born August 24, 1868 in Frankton, Madison Co., IN, the daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth (Shaw) King. She married May 13, 1888 in Madison Co., IN to John William Wright, son of Joseph W. and Rebecca Ann (Heaton) Wright. John was born February 21, 1860 in Brown Co., OH and died June 5, 1945 in Monroe Twp., Madison Co., IN. Ellen died December 24, 1913 in Monroe Twp., Madison Co., IN. Both are buried in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Alexandria, Madison Co., IN.

Children of John William and Ellen (King) Wright are as follows:
i. Virgil Lee Wright b. July 6, 1894 Madison Co., IN., d. March 25, 1972 Madison Co., IN., m. Edna Muriel Pierce.
ii. Chester Arthur Wright b. October 18, 1896 Madison Co., IN., m. Erma Hayes.

I descend from John William and Ellen (King) Wright through their son, Virgil, who is my great-grandfather.
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