Marty and Karla Grant

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Husband: Americus Erastus Wright
Born: 18 MAR 1858 in Rhodo, Cherokee Co, NC
Married: 05 APR 1878 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 07 APR 1934 in Cherokee Co, NC
Father: James S Wright
Mother: Caroline C Winfrey
Spouses:

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Wife: Mary Malinda L Evans
Born: 02 OCT 1857 in Macon Co, NC
Died: 09 SEP 1922 in Cherokee Co, NC
Father: Reuben P Evans
Mother: Rebecca Fouts
Spouses:

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Children
01 (F): Pallace Wright
Born: 28 DEC 1878 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 11 JAN 1968 in Cobb Co, GA
Spouses: Samuel T Carrow Franks
02 (F): Leora Wright
Born: 03 OCT 1880 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 31 JUL 1901 in Cherokee Co, NC
Spouses:
03 (M): Walton Wright
Born: 03 FEB 1883 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 30 SEP 1886 in Cherokee Co, NC
Spouses:
04 (M): Kenneth Troy Wright
Born: 25 MAY 1885 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 21 DEC 1955 in Bryson City, Swain Co, NC
Spouses: Lula M Sherrill; Bessie Louella Panther

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05 (M): Osburn Long Wright
Born: 26 SEP 1887 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 10 SEP 1921 in Macon Co, NC
Spouses: Myrtle Rowland

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06 (M): Claude McFadden Wright
Born: 27 SEP 1889 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 02 SEP 1959 in Waynesville, Haywood Co, NC
Spouses: Harriett R Holloway

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07 (F): Alice Wright
Born: 21 MAR 1892 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 22 APR 1976 in Cherokee Co, NC
Spouses: Allen Dewitt Murray
08 (F): Bennis G Wright
Born: 30 AUG 1894 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 11 SEP 1973 in Waynesville, Haywood Co, NC
Spouses: William McKinley Eller

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09 (M): Drew Deweese Wright
Born: 10 NOV 1896 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 20 NOV 1957 in Marion, McDowell Co, NC
Spouses: Carrie Lorene Rose

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10 (M): Emmett Clayton Wright
Born: 10 SEP 1898 in Cherokee Co, NC
Died: 19 FEB 1927 in Cherokee Co, NC
Spouses: Angeline Nichols

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Additional Information

Americus Erastus Wright:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 2nd Great Grand Uncle.;

!CENSUS:1860 Cherokee Co, NC Valleytown Dist. Valley Town PO # 891/891
James S. Wright 45 Farmer $2200/530 Surry
Caroline 35 "
Orra 20 "
Alexander 12 Cherokee
Richard 10 "
Laura 8 "
Emaline 6 "
Plutine 4
Americus 2
Ivlee 2/12
Jerry Rogers 22 farm laborer, Macon;

!CENSUS:1870 Cherokee Co, NC Valleytown Township, Valleytown PO # 20/20
James Wright, 56 Farmer $1000/300 NC
Caroline 46
Alexander 22
Richard 20
Laura 18
Rebecca 16
Plutina 14
Americus 12
Ivalee 10
Median 3;

!MARRIAGE: 5 Apr 1878 Cherokee Co, NC Americus E. WRIGHT and Malinda IVANS, by J.T. YOUNG, JOP;

!CENSUS:1880 Cherokee Co, NC PHF 325-44-44 Valleytown Township
Thomas Wright W M 22 M Laborer NC-NC-NC
Malinda W F 24 Wife M Keeping House NC-NC-NC
Palice W F 1 Dau NC-NC-NC

!CENSUS:1900 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown # 13/13
Thos E. Wright, head Mar 1858 42 M22 NC-NC-NC
Malinda wife Oct 1857 42 M22 10-9
Leora dau Oct 1880 19
Troy K. son May 1885 15
Osbern son Sep 1887 12
Claud son Sep 1889 10
Allace dau Mar 1892 8
Bennis G. dau Aug 1894 5
Drew D. son Nov 1896 3
Emmitt C. son Sep 1898 1;

!CENSUS:1910 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown # 459/474
Americus E. Wright, head 52 M1 32 NC-NC-NC
Malina wife 52 M1 32 10-8
Osburn son 22
Claud M. son 20
Allice dau 18
Bennis dau 15
Drewey D. son 13
Emmet son 11;

!CENSUS:1920 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown Township, Topton Precinct # 8/8
Thomas Wright, head 61 M NC-NC-NC
Lyndia, wife 62 M
Bennie dau 25
Drew son 23
Emmett son 21;

!CENSUS:1930 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown # 97/101
Kelsie? McLean, head, 23 M 22 NC-NC-NC
Angie, wife 23 M 18
Arleney Wright, st-dau 4
Emmitt G. st-son 3
Harold McLean, son 0 (months written but marked out)
A. E. Wright, father, 73 wd;

!NOTES:See Death Certificate for more information (North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975 Ancestry.com) -
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/wright/documentation/Wright_Americus_Erastus_(1858-1934)_Death_Certificate.jpg

Mary Malinda L Evans:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 3rd Great Grand Aunt.;

!CENSUS:1860 Macon Co., NC Burningtown # 879/896
Reubin P. Evans, 36 Farmer $500/550 Macon
Rebecca, 38 Ashe
Jacob J. 18 Macon
Louisa J. 17
Susa C. 10
Sela E. 9
Dianna, 7
William J. 5
Mary L. 3;

!CENSUS:1870 Macon Co, NC Nantahala pg 323B # 11/11
Reubin EVANS, 46 NC
Rebecca, 48
Susan, 20
Cecilia E. 19
William, 15
Malinda, 13
Ibbie, 10
George, 8;

!MARRIAGE: 5 Apr 1878 Cherokee Co, NC Americus E. WRIGHT and Malinda IVANS, by J.T. YOUNG, JOP;

!CENSUS:1880 Cherokee Co, NC PHF 325-44-44 Valleytown Township
Thomas Wright W M 22 M Laborer NC-NC-NC
Malinda W F 24 Wife M Keeping House NC-NC-NC
Palice W F 1 Dau NC-NC-NC

!CENSUS:1900 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown # 13/13
Thos E. Wright, head Mar 1858 42 M22 NC-NC-NC
Malinda wife Oct 1857 42 M22 10-9
Leora dau Oct 1880 19
Troy K. son May 1885 15
Osbern son Sep 1887 12
Claud son Sep 1889 10
Allace dau Mar 1892 8
Bennis G. dau Aug 1894 5
Drew D. son Nov 1896 3
Emmitt C. son Sep 1898 1;

!CENSUS:1910 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown # 459/474
Americus E. Wright, head 52 M1 32 NC-NC-NC
Malina wife 52 M1 32 10-8
Osburn son 22
Claud M. son 20
Allice dau 18
Bennis dau 15
Drewey D. son 13
Emmet son 11;

!CENSUS:1920 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown Township, Topton Precinct # 8/8
Thomas Wright, head 61 M NC-NC-NC
Lyndia, wife 62 M
Bennie dau 25
Drew son 23
Emmett son 21;

!NOTES:See Death Certificate for more information (North Carolina Death Certificates 1909-1975 Ancestry.com) -
http://www.martygrant.com/genealogy/wright/documentation/Wright_Malinda_Evans_(1857-1922)_Death_Certificate.jpg

(02) Leora Wright:

Notes:

!CENSUS:1900 Cherokee Co., NC Valleytown # 13/13
Thos E. Wright, head Mar 1858 42 M22 NC-NC-NC
Malinda wife Oct 1857 42 M22 10-9
Leora dau Oct 1880 19
Troy K. son May 1885 15
Osbern son Sep 1887 12
Claud son Sep 1889 10
Allace dau Mar 1892 8
Bennis G. dau Aug 1894 5
Drew D. son Nov 1896 3
Emmitt C. son Sep 1898 1;

!TOMBSTONE:Cherokee Co, NC Red Marble Cemetery
"Leona WRIGHT 3 Oct 1880 - 31 Jul 1901, daughter of A.E. & M.M. WRIGHT";

(03) Walton Wright:

Notes:

!TOMBSTONE:Cherokee Co, NC Red Marble Cemetery
"Walton WRIGHT 3 Feb 1883 - 30 Sep 1886";

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