Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 4th-great grandfather, John Wright.
John was born November 4, 1814 in Pleasant Twp., Brown Co., OH, the son of George and Elizabeth (Robins) Wright. John married on September 9, 1834 in Brown Co., OH to Anna Wardlaw, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Nesbit) Wardlaw. Anna was born April 23, 1816 in Brown Co., OH and died October 4, 1893 in Brown Co., OH. John died June 10, 1890 in Brown Co., OH. Both are buried in Wardlow Cemetery # 2, Brown Co., OH.
Children of John and Anna (Wardlaw) Wright are :
i. Elizabeth J. Wright b. 1835 m. Edward Bratton
ii. Joseph W. Wright b. April 1838 d. September 16, 1919 m. Rebecca Ann Heaton
iii. Nancy Ann Wright b. September 20, 1840 d. July 12, 1912 m. Levi Wardlaw
iv. Mary Wright b. 1843 m. Alexander Mahan
vi. Maximelia Wright b. 1846 d. May 23, 1908 m. William L. Wardlaw
vii. Clarissa Wright b. March 29, 1856 d. September 27, 1884 m. William Henry Ballein
I descend from John and Anna (Wardlaw) Wright through their son, Joseph, as follows :
John Wright and Anna Wardlaw
Joseph W. Wright and Rebecca Ann Heaton
John William Wright and Ellen King
Virgil Lee Wright and Edna Muriel Pierce (my great-grandparents)