Monday, December 18, 2006

Today in my database : Elizabeth Henderson (b. December 18, 1698)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 8th-great grandmother, Elizabeth Henderson.

Elizabeth was born December 18, 1698 in Logie, Perth, Scotland, the daughter of James and Janet (Alexander) Henderson. Elizabeth married June 14, 1718 in Logie, Perth, Scotland to Robert Wright, son of Alexander and Mary (Fergus) Wright. Robert was born April 23, 1688 in Logie, Perth, Scotland and died December 13, 1749 in Foodie, Fife, Scotland. Elizabeth died April 22, 1790 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.

Know children of Robert and Elizabeth (Henderson) Wright are as follows :
i. Robert Wright b. June 3, 1719 Fife, Scotland, d. May 18, 1769 Foodie, Fife, Scotland
ii. James Wright b. January 11, 1720/21 Falkland, Fife, Scotland, d. August 13, 1800 Logie, Perth, Scotland, m. Betty Hamilton, m(2) Isabel Kid
iii. Alexander Wright b. August 4, 1723 Freuchie, Fife, Scotland, d. March 14, 1772 Fredericksburg, VA
iv. Janet Wright b. December 12, 1725 Kettle, Fife, Scotland
v. John Wright b. February 10, 1726/27 Freuchie, Fife, Scotland, d. June 1772 Anamaboo, Ghana, m. Hannah Fessenden
vi. Mary Wright b. December 19, 1729 Falkland, Fife, Scotland, m. James Anderson
vii. William Wright b. January 26, 1731/32 Falkland, Fife, Scotland, d. July 9, 1775 the Ottis, North America
viii. George Wright b. November 7, 1733 Fife, Scotland, d. December 17, 1758 Philadelphia, PA
ix. Elizabeth Wright b. March 21, 1734/35 Dairsie, Fife, Scotland, d. ca. 1806 Scotland, m. Alexander Brown
x. Peter Wright b. December 10, 1737 Foodie, Fife, Scotland m. Robena Crouse
xi. Charles Wright b. December 30, 1740 Fife, Scotland, d. September 23, 1785 Cupar, Fife, Scotland, m. Peggy Morris
xii. Jessie Wright b. September 18, 1742 Foodie, Fife, Scotland, d. May 18, 1794 Lanoy, Scotland, m. Phoebe Ruly

I descend from Robert and Elizabeth (Henderson) Wright through their son, John, as follows :
Elizabeth Henderson and Robert Wright
John Wright and Hannah Fessenden
John Wright and Sarah Fleming
George Wright and Elizabeth Robins
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)
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