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King Solomon Wright
and Eliza Jane Addington

King Solomon Wright b 12 Aug 1860 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 4 Jan 1931 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY; s/o Samuel W Wright and Elizabeth Adams. King Solomon Wright m. 19 Jul 1883 to Eliza Jane Addington b 1 Jan 1865 Glamorgan, Wise Co VA d 25 Jul 1954 Letcher Co KY; d/o William Addington and Nancy Kilgore. Children of King Solomon Wright and Eliza Jane Addington;

1. Francis Marion Wright b 1884 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 10 Aug 1964 Letcher Co KY

2. James Robert Wright b 22 Mar 1886 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 13 Jun 1926 Burdine, Letcher Co KY; shot and killed by Joe Vignioroto while assisting Sheriff Morgan T Reynolds as his deputy sheriff in a raid on bootleggers in the Burdine, Jenkins area; m. 19 May 1906 Lee Co VA Anna Wallen b 20 Feb 1886 Letcher Co KY d 16 Aug 1976 Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN; d/o Granville Pearl Wallen and Henrietta Combs. Children of James Robert Wright and Anna Wallen;

i. Nora Anice Wright b 9 Sept 1907 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY

ii. Oscar Jefferson Wright b 8 Oct 1909 Myra, Pike Co KY

iii. Charles Scott Wright b 15 Jan 1911 Myra, Pike Co KY

iv. Dorothy Mae Wright b 25 Jul 1915 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY

v. Orpha Pearl Wright b 13 Mar 1918 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY

3. Thomas Jefferson Wright b 1888; m. Allie Isaac b abt 1898 d 27 Mar 1934 Letcher Co KY

4. Sarah Elizabeth Wright b 8 Jul 1890 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 11 Dec 1984 OH; buried Hall Cemetery, Mayking, Letcher Co KY; m. 10 Apr 1912 to Austin Brown Wilfong b 12 Jan 1878 d 24 Nov 1954 Letcher Co KY; buried Hall Cemetery, Mayking, Letcher Co KY; s/o David Wilfong and Mary Elizabeth Puffenbarger.

5. Harriett Wright b 24 Nov 1892 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 27 Mar 1935 Floyd Co KY; m. 26 Apr 1913 to William Abraham Cornett b 8 Jul 1892 NC d 12 Sept 1924 Jenkins, Letcher Co KY; s/o Jack Cornett and Maggie Church. Children of William Abraham Cornett and Harriet Wright;

i. Ruby Jewell Cornett b 13 Oct 1915 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d 14 May 1999 Whiting, Lake Co IN; m. 12 Sept 1946 to Earl James Gibson b 1926 Tolliver Town, Letcher Co KY d 25 Nov 2011 Lily, Laruel Co KY; buried Merrillville IN; s/o Harrison Gibson and Nettie Bentley. Ruby Jewell Cornett m. (2) to George Henry Scarborough b 10 Oct 1902 Sparta, White Co TN d 5 Apr 1971; buried Smith Chapel Cemetery, Cumberland Co TN

ii. Earl Caldwell Cornett b 24 Dec 1917 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d 21 Dec 1972 Branson, Taney Co MO; m. 28 Aug 1937 Thornton, Letcher Co KY (divorced 22 Jan 1947 Letcher Co KY) to Wilma Leona Hughes b 3 Jul 1921 Letcher Co KY d 28 Nov 1998 Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg Co VA

iii. Ruth Victoria Cornett b 29 Mar 1920 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d Texas

iv. Ernest Neniva Cornett b 1922 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d Floyd Co KY

v. Rudell Radar Cornett b 1924 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY

6. Mary Rebecca Wright b 2 Apr 1895 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 29 Mar 1962.

7. Cordelia Wright b 21 Jan 1899 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 7 May 1938; m. 20 Sept 1916 to Benjamin Franklin Adams b 28 May 1897 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 7 Jan 1986; s/o Henry Clay Adams and Elizabeth Mullins. Children of Benjamin Franklin Adams and Cordelia Wright;

i. Beldon Ray Adams b 1917 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 1926

ii. Delbert Sydrick Adams b 6 Dec 1919 Beefhide, Letcher Co KY d 7 Apr 1985

iii. Herbert Adams b 6 Dec 1928 d 13 Aug 1999

iv. Loretta Adams b 9 Aug 1933 Seco, Letcher Co KY

v. Oliver Adams b 28 Dec 1924 d 27 Sept 1991

vi. Reba Adams b 1 Oct 1921 McRoberts, Letcher Co KY d 19 Dec 1996 Grand Junction, Mesa Co CO.

8. Leer Wright b 28 Apr 1896 d Feb 1897

9. William McKinley Wright b 11 May 1900 d 4 Aug 1902

10. Samuel Wright b 28 Oct 1906 d 28 Oct 1906

11. Benjamin Franklin Wright b 21 Sept 1907; m. 3 Feb 1931 to Okah Ethel Disney b abt 1912 d 12 Apr 1990 Letcher Co KY


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