William Wright, second son of Abraham Wright, lived all his life in this district; He first owned the Mackie farm, east of the С.N.R. station later moving to the farm up Yonge St., now owned by the Sisters of St. Joseph.
His daughter, Miss Louisa Wright, was a well-known horse-back rider and driver, at one time being Canada’s Champion Lady Driver. His son was also named Amos Wright, and he, Amos married a daughter of Mr. Abraham Law, the first reeve of Richmond Hill. Their son was Osmond L. Wright, a resident of Richmond Hill until his death. Mrs. O. L. Wright has been an active member of the Women’s Institute here for many years.
Amos Wright, first reeve of Markham Township Details