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Genealogical note of a relative of Amos Wright
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Item Type
A genealogical note of a relative of Amos Wright.
Amos Wright (1809-1881), reeve of Markham Township in 1850, member of Parliament for East York from 1851-67.
Date of Original
24 Aug 1863
Personal Name(s)
Wright, Amos ; Wright, Abraham ; Wright, Sarah
Local identifier
Amos Wright Collection
Language of Item
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
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by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Location of Original
Richmond Hill Public Library
Richmond Hill Public Library
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1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

Full Text

House of Assembly

[…] Augst 24, 1863

Dear Sir,

You are aware that Amos Wright, my grandfather, was born Oct. 27 1787, and […] he married Sahrah Willcox by whom he had four children viz – Abraham, my father, Sarah, William, and David. My father’s children names here:

Amos – born November 24, 1809

Sarah – born Oct. 17, 1811

Ruth Ann, born Sept. 15, 1813

William, born June 10, 1815

Sarah, born Octbr. 26, 1817

Albert, born Nov. 5, 1818

[…], born Dec. 29, 1820

Jesse […], born Oct. 2d, 1827

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Genealogical note of a relative of Amos Wright

A genealogical note of a relative of Amos Wright.