John Wright
and Mary Ann Bentley

John Wright b 1813 Russell Co VA; s/o Joel Martin Wright and Susannah Unknown. John Wright m. 1 Nov 1844 to (1) Mary Ann Bentley b 1818 KY; d/o Benjamin Bentley and Elizabeth Crase. Children of John Wright and Mary Ann Bentley;

1. Benjamin Wright b 1838 Perry Co KY d 17 Nov 1863; buried Jesse Austin Cemetery, Pound, Wise Co VA; military service; Enlisted 2 Sept 1862 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY, Co B and D, 13th Kentucky Cavalry, CSA; killed by Union Soldier, Alfred Killen at Cranes Nest, Wise Co VA; m. Serilda Austin b 24 Sept 1837 Grayson Co VA d 17 Feb 1896; buried Austin Cemetery, Wise Co VA; d/o Jesse Austin and Margaret Douglas. Serilda Austin m. John Wesley Wright b 17 May 1844 Letcher Co KY d 30 Jun 1931 Pound, Wise Co VA; s/o Joel Ellis Wright and Eliza Agnes Bates.

2. Andrew Jefferson Wright b 1841 KY d 19 Sept 1903 Elliott Co KY; m. 12 Nov 1865 to Adeline Brickey; d/o Jared Brickey and Nancy Parish.

3. Hiram Wright b OCT 1843 KY d 5 Oct 1917; m. 10 Mar 1866 Letcher Co KY to Serena Lurena Bolling b 23 Apr 1845 Wise Co VA d 3 Jul 1907 Letcher Co KY; d/o James Bolling and Mary Hammonds.

4. John Vent Wright 1 Apr 1845 Russell Co VA d 13 Jul 1903; buried Duff Cemetery, Stickleyville, Lee Co VA; m. Dorinda Baldwin b abt 1845 KY. John Vent Wright military service; 13th Kentucky Cavalry, CSA, Co G, enlisted at Whitesburg, Kentucky, 23 Sept 1862.

5. Eliza Wright b 1848 KY; m. 26 Sept 1881 to Richard Johnson

6. Louisa Wright b 1850 KY

7. Elizabeth Wright b 15 Jul 1852 Letcher Co KY d 27 Aug 1931; age 79; buried Hall Trivett Cemetery, Jonancy, Pike Co KY; m. 11 Apr 1875 to William Wright b Aug 1855 KY; s/o Samuel Wright and Elizabeth Adams. This was William Wright's 3rd marriage. William Wright m. 16 Mar 1871 to (1) Arta Arty Potter b 1 Jan 1853 Letcher Co KY d 29 Jul 1917; d/o John Boone Potter and Susannah Sookie Ellen Sanders. William Wright and Arta Potter had i. Mary F Wright born 1871. William Wright m. (2) to Cindy Johnson.

8. Joel Wright b 9 Sept 1855 KY; m. 28 Mar 1879 Wise Co VA to Charity Mullins; d/o Samuel Mullins and Elizabeth Unknown. Joel Wright m. 31 Oct 1884 to Louisa E Hall b 1865. Children of Joel Wright and Louisa Hall; i. Laura Wright b 5 Jun 1886 d 8 Jul 1970; m. 28 Apr 1903 to Winfield Mullins b 20 May 1882 d 15 May 1969 Pike Co KY; s/o Alexander Mullins and Clerinda Denise Vanover. Children of Winfield Mullins and Laura Wright; I. Fitzhugh Mullins b 23 Feb 1904 Pike Co KY d Nov 1973 Myra, Pike Co KY; m. 1926 Pike Co KY to Sarah Pearl Mullins b 19 Nov 1908 Pike Co KY d 3 Nov 1932 Pike Co KY; s/o Joseph S Mullins and Delenia Reece. II. Mckinley Mullins b 29 Jun 1923 Pike Co KY d 16 Jul 1947 Letcher Co KY

9. Loucinda Wright b 6 Feb 1859 KY d 15 Sept 1948 KY; m. 4 Dec 1880 to William Pleasant Johnson b abt 1864 KY; s/o Tandy Johnson and Matilda Wright.


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