Joel Martin Wright
and Susannah Unknown

Susannah Wright
Susannah Wright
Joel Martin Wright b about 1785 d 1834 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY; buried McRoberts, Letcher Co KY; s/o Solomon H Wright and Rachel Pickering (speculation). Joel Martin Wright m. about 1807 Russell Co VA to Susannah Unknown b about 1785 d Apr 1860 Letcher Co KY at 74 years of age buried McRoberts, KY. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Joel Martin Wright and Susannah Unknown;

1. Margaret Wright b about 1809 Russell Co VA d after 1860 Letcher Co KY. Listed in 1860 Census in HH 128 as idiot. Child of Margaret Wright and Unknown;

I. Sidney Unknown met William Bill Luntz/Lunce; Child of William Bill Luntz and Sidney Unknown;

i. William S Wright (Luntz or Lunce) b 9 Jul 1855 Scott Co VA d 30 Jan 1900; m. Lettisha Bates; d/o James Bates and Betsy Adams.

2. James Wright b about 1811 Russell Co VA d 15 Sept 1876 Floyd Co KY at 65 years of age buried Spurlock Cemetery, Floyd Co KY m. 11 Sept 1832 to (1) Polly Ingle b about 1811 d about 1842 d/o Henry Engle Sr and Sarah Henson. James Wright m. 17 Mar 1843 Letcher Co KY to (2) Susanah England b about 1825 in VA or NC d after 1880 in Floyd Co KY.

3. John Wright b about 1813 Russell Co VA d after 1880 Letcher Co KY m. before 1838 to Mary Ann Bentley b. Sept 1819 d after 1900 d/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth Crase.

4. Hiram Wright b about 1816 VA. m. (1) Susannah Roark b about 1818 KY. Hiram Wright m. 1 Jun 1866 Bath Co KY to (2) Comfort Lawson.

5. Joel Ellis Wright b 7 Jul 1817 Russell Co, VA, d 24 Sept 1879 Letcher Co, KY, buried Payne Gap, Pike Co KY, m. about 1840 to Eliza Agnes Bates b 7 Mar 1819 Russell Co VA d 1 Feb 1892 Letcher Co KY, buried Payne Gap, Pike Co KY, d/o John Wallis Bates and Sarah Waltrip (Walthrop or Waldrop).

6. Elizabeth Wright b about 1818 d after 1860, buried Letcher Co KY m. (1) Richard Hall; s/o Masias Hall and Unisiah Branham Smith. Elizabeth Wright m. (2) 7 Sept 1843 to Henry Quillen b about 1823 KY d 23 Dec 1855 Letcher Co KY; s/o Teague V Quillen and Catherine Quillen.

7. Nancy Ann "Amy" Wright b May 1820 Russell Co VA d 11 Jan 1904 at 83 years of age; buried Johnson Cemetery, Speight, KY; m. 18 Jun 1840 Pike Co KY to Frederick Nelson Fleming b about 1820 Floyd Co KY d 1878 Letcher Co KY; at 58 years of age; s/o Robert Fleming and Elizabeth "Betty" Stambaugh.

8. Samuel W Wright b 22 June 1822 Russell Co VA d 10 Oct 1906 Beefhide, KY; at 84 years of age; buried Samuel Wright Cemetery, Beefhide, KY; m. (1) about 1841 to Elizabeth Adams b about 1822 KY; d/o William Adams and Christina Crase. Samuel W Wright m. 15 Aug 1872 Letcher Co KY (2) to Margaret S Addington b Oct 1850 d/o William Addington and Nancy Kilgore.

9. George Wright b about 1825 Perry Co KY d 6 Dec 1890 Letcher Co KY, buried Potter's Fork, Letcher Co KY m. 22 Feb 1855 Letcher Co KY to Mary "Pop" Potter b Apr 1836 KY d after 1910, buried Potter's Fork, Letcher Co KY; d/o Isaac Potter and Mary Polly Houston.

10. Susannah Wright b 15 Oct 1826 d 13 Jan 1915, never married, buried Meade Cemetery, Appletree Branch, Rockhouse, KY. Children of Susan Wright and Unknown;

i. Lutisha Wright b 16 Dec 1843 d 15 Nov 1924; m. 12 Oct 1873 to James Madison Meade b Jul 1843 Floyd Co KY; s/o Thomas Kronis Meade and Mary Polly Hall.

ii. Anna Wright b Dec 1849 m. 8 Mar 1881 to Lewis Hall. Children of Lewis Hall and Anna Wright;

I. Mary "Alice" Hall b 1883 KY d 1922 KY m. John A "Johnny" Hall b 12 Dec 1876 d 23 May 1956 buried Hall Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY s/o Thomas Hall and Martha Patsy Whitaker. John A "Johnny" Hall m. 20 Aug 1896 to Mollie Wright; John A "Johnny" Hall m. 25 May 1904 to Sarah Ann "Sally" Reynolds b b 16 Oct 1885 d 26 Sept 1931 buried Hall Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY d/o William Henry Reynolds and Frances Matilda Baker.

II. Rozzie Hall b 1 Jul 1886 d 5 Oct 1959 buried Isaac Potter Cemetery, Neon, Letcher Co KY, m. 29 Nov 1902 to John "Johnny" D W Potter b 4 Oct 1882 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY d 26 Feb 1953 Fleming, Letcher Co KY buried Isaac Potter Cemetery, Neon, Letcher Co KY, s/o Isaac Potter and Emeline Bentley. John "D W" "Johnny" Potter m. 2nd to Clarisse Johnson b 11 Apr 1901.

iii. Andrew Wright b 18 Jan 1853 d 13 Jan 1886; m. Mary Jane Collier; d/o William Collier and Rebecca Meade.

11. Andrew Jackson Wright b about 1827 Perry Co KY d 13 Nov 1878 Letcher Co KY; m. 13 June 1843 in Perry Co KY to Harriet Adams b about 1830 KY d after 1880 Letcher Co KY; d/o William Adams and Christina Crase.

12. William Wright b about 1827 McRoberts, Perry Co, (now Letcher) KY m. 25 Jan 1855 Letcher Co KY to Nancy Hughes b 1837 Perry Co KY; d/o John Hughes and Matilda Bentley. (See 1860 Letcher Co KY Census HH 128-128 which shows William's sisters, Margaret and Susannah along with their children, living with William Wright and his wife, Nancy Hughes. Margaret's daughter, Sidney's son, William S Wright Luntz or Lunce is not in this household, but he is age about 5 years in this census.)


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