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George Wright and
Mary Pop Potter

George Wright b 19 Mar 1829 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d 12 Jun 1890; buried Potter's Fork, Letcher Co KY; s/o Joel Martin Wright and Susannah Unknown. George Wright m. 22 Feb 1855 Letcher Co KY to Mary "Pop" Potter b Apr 1836 d after 1910 Letcher Co KY; d/o Isaac Potter 1801 and Mary Polly Houston. (1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of George Wright and Mary "Pop" Potter;

1. Mary Minerva Wright b 13 Dec 1855 Letcher Co KY; m. 26 Jun 1879 Letcher Co KY to Wilson Bryant.

2. Dorthy Dorothuly Nancy Wright b 1858 KY.

3. William Wright b 1859 Letcher Co KY; m. 1879 Letcher Co KY to Catherine Elkins (Katy Elswick) b about 1859. Child of William Wright and Catherine Elkins or Elswick;

i. Martha Wright b about 1879.

4. Mahala Wright b 8 Oct 1861 Letcher Co KY d 8 Apr 1890; m. 25 Nov 1879 General Rose; s/o Robert Vance "Robin" Rose and Elizabeth Powers.

5. Letishia Wright b 1863 KY.

6. Isaac Wright b 12 Mar 1865 Letcher Co KY d 6 Jul 1927 Spaulds Creek, Morgan Co KY; buried Elam Cemetery, Spaulds Creek, Morgan Co KY; m. 31 Mar 1885 Dickenson Co VA to Susannah Susan Rose b 8 Sept 1870 Wise Co VA d 30 Jun 1936 War Creek, West Liberty, KY; buried Elam Cemetery, Spaulds Creek, Morgan Co KY; d/o Robert "Robin" Rose and Elizabeth Powers.

7. Samuel "Broad Sam" Wright (aka Simon?) b 12 Mar 1865 d 19 Apr 1943; m. 1888 Lawrence Co KY to (1) Matilda Newsome b April 1876 d after 1910. Samuel "Broad Sam" Wright m. (2) to Mary Hawkins.

8. Mary Polly Wright b 1868 Letcher Co KY; m. 14 Apr 1887 to Alexander Bentley b about 1860 Letcher Co KY d 24 Jun 1928 Laurel Co KY; s/o Solomon Davis Bentley and Mary Jane Bentley.

9. John F Wright b Mar 1871 Letcher Co KY d 29 Jan 1959; buried Dunham, Letcher Co KY; m. 10 May 1895 to Phoebe Powers b May 1881 d after 1900. John F Wright m. (2) to Mary Hawkins. John F Wright m. (3) Cora Killen; d/o Morgan Killen and Delaney Bentley. John F Wright m. (4) Pina Mae Brummett; d/o Nathan Brummett.

10. Morgan Wright b 1872 Letcher Co KY d 1874 Letcher Co KY at 2 years of age.

11. Nancy Wright b May 1 1875 Letcher Co KY d 19 Dec 1876 at 1 year of age.

12. Joel Martin Wright b 1 May 1875; m. Mary Killen.

13. George William Wright b 20 Dec 1876 Letcher Co KY d 1956; m. 15 Aug 1896 to Martha M "Etta" Rose b 14 May 1880 VA d 13 Dec 1957; d/o Robert "Robin" Rose and Elizabeth Powers.


1860 Letcher Co KY Census
132 132 Wright George 34 M W Farm Laborer 250 175 KY
132 132 Wright Mary 24 F W KY
132 132 Wright Manerva 4 F KY
132 132 Wright Darthuly 2 F W KY
132 132 Wright William 6/12 M W KY
132 132 Wright Lutisha 17 F KY


1870 Letcher Co KY Census
48 48 Wright George 40 M W Farmer KY Can't Read Can't Write
48 48 Wright Mary 26 F W Keeping House KY " " " "
48 48 Wright Manervey 14 F W KY attends school " " " "
48 48 Wright Nancy 13 F W KY attends school " " " "
48 48 Wright William 10 M W KY attends school " " " "
48 48 Wright Mahala 8 F W KY
48 48 Wright Isaac 6 M W KY
48 48 Wright Simon 4 M W KY
48 48 Wright Polley 2 F W KY


1880 Letcher Co KY Census Cawman ED 63
608 612 Wright George W M 58 Head M Farmer Can't Read or Write KY KY KY
608 612 Wright Mary W F 45 Wife M Keeping House Can't read or write KY KY KY
608 612 Wright Samuel W M 13 Son S Works on Farm Can't read or write KY KY KY
608 612 Wright Mary W F 12 Daughter S Can't Read or Write KY KY KY
608 612 Wright John W M 9 Son S KY KY KY
608 612 Wright George W W M 3 Son S KY KY KY


1900 Letcher Co KY Census Millstone District 2 ED 75
121 122 Wright Samuel Head W M Mar 1866 34 M 12 KY KY KY Farmer
121 122 Wright Matilda Wife W F Apr 1871 24 M 12 5 5 KY KY KY
121 122 Wright Nora Belle Daughter W F Feb 1889 11 S KY KY KY
121 122 Wright John J Son W M Mar 1891 9 S KY KY KY
121 122 Wright Sila J Daughter W F Nov 1892 7 S KY KY KY
121 122 Wright William Mc Son W M Nov 1895 4 S KY KY KY
121 122 Wright George W Son W M Feb 1899 1 S KY KY KY
121 122 Hues Harvey Servant W M May 1881 19 S KY KY KY Day Laborer


1910 Letcher Co KY Census Elkhorn ED 146
158 159 Wright Isaac Head M W 47 M1 25 KY KY KY Farmer
158 159 Wright Susan Wife F W 38 M1 25 9 7 VA KY KY
158 159 Wright Willie Son M W 19 S KY KY KY
158 159 Wright John L Son M W 16 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
158 159 Wright Sherman Son M W 13 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
158 159 Wright Morgan Son M W 9 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
158 159 Wright Walter Son M W 5 S KY KY KY
158 159 Wright Ida Daughter F W 5/12 S KY KY KY
158 159 Wright Mary Mother F W 72 WD KY KY KY

159 160 Wright Sam Head M W 44 M1 22 KY KY KY Farmer
159 160 Wright Tilda Wife F W 42 M1 22 8 7 KY KY KY
159 160 Wright John J Son M W 18 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
159 160 Wright Dellia Daughter F W 16 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
159 160 Wright Wm McKinley Son M W 13 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
159 160 Wright George W Son M W 11 S KY KY KY Farm Laborer
159 160 Wright Mary Daughter F W 9 S KY KY KY
159 160 Wright Bessie Daughter F W 6 S KY KY KY


1920 Morgan Co KY Census West Liberty ED 197
109 115 Wright Isaac Head M W 60 M KY KY KY Farmer
109 115 Wright Susan Wife F W 51 M KY KY KY
109 115 Wright Elizabeth Daughter F W 34 M KY KY KY
109 115 Wright William Son M W 28 M KY KY KY
109 115 Wright John L Son M W 25 M KY KY KY
109 115 Wright Sherman Son M W 23 M KY KY KY
109 115 Wright Morgan Son M W 18 S KY KY KY
109 115 Wright Walter Son M W 14 S KY KY KY
109 115 Wright Ida Daughter F W 10 S KY KY KY


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