Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Benjamin Wright

Male 1711 - 1758  (47 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Wright 
    Birth 24 Feb 1711  St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 5 Sep 1758  Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I63815  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Henry Wright,   b. Bef 1666   d. 3 Mar 1743, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Dawson,   b. Bef 1670   d. 6 Sep 1734, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Bef 1686  St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Ledore,   b. Bef 1718   d. Aft 1762, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 46 years) 
    Marriage 4 Mar 1735  St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Wright,   b. 7 Jun 1740, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Wright,   b. 13 Dec 1737, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     3. Thomas Wright,   b. 11 Apr 1739, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Apr 1739, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Rebecca Wright,   b. 20 Dec 1742, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 11 Sep 1743, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. Henry Wright,   b. 5 Apr 1746, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Benjamin Wright,   b. 5 Sep 1749, St. Margaret's, Westminster Parish, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F34149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
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      WRIGHT, BENJAMIN, Anne Arundel Co. 20 Apr, 1758; 5 Sep, 1758
      Children: Elizabeth Brown, Mary, Henry and Benjamin.
      Extx: Elizabeth Wright.
      Wit: Humphrey Boone, Hampton Robinson, Thomas Rockhold. 30. 682
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      Benjamin Wright and Elizabeth parents of Elizabeth Wright dau b. 13 Dec 1737.
      Benjamin Wright and Elizabeth parents of Thomas Wright son b. 11 Apr 1739;
      Thomas Wright (of Benjamin and Elizabeth) d. 19 Apr 1739
      Mary Wright dau b. 7 Jun 1740.
      Benjamin Wright and Elizabeth parents of Rebekah Wright dau b. 20 Dec 1742.
      Rebekah Wright (of Benjamin and Elizabeth) d. 11 Sep 1743.
      Benjamin Wright and Elizabeth parents of Henry Wright son b. 5 Apr 1746.
      Benjamin Wright and Elizabeth parents of Benjamin Wright son b. 5 Sep 1749.
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      Benjamin Wright 3.121 D AA £438,7.7 Aug 10 1762
      Sureties: Philip Pettybone, George Page.
      Distribution to: Widow (unnamed, 1/3). Residue to 2 sons (equally): Henry, Benjamin.
      Executrix: Elisabeth Wright.
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      Wright, Henry, A. A. Co., 17th Sept., 1742; 3rd March, 1742/3.
      To son Thomas, "Meriken's Purchase," "Point Look Out" and "Huntington Quarter.',
      To son Dawson, 100 A. "Brushey Neck."
      To son William, 60 A. "Summerland's Lott," 30 A. 'Woodcock Nest," at his death to. pass to his bro. Dawson.
      To son John, 225 A. "Maiden's Choice."
      To son Benjamin, ex., residue of land in A. A. Co. and personal estate.
      To son Henry, land on E. shore of Chesapeake Bay.
      To daus. Elizabeth Rockhold, Susannah Gosnet, Mary Talbot, Anne Maynard, and Hannah Green, 1s.
      granddau. Ruth Gosnet, personalty.
      Test: Philip Jones, John Jones, Richard Smith.
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      Henry Wright 28.268 AA £243.5.3 Jul 16 1743 Jul 26 1743
      Appraisers: Philip Jones, N. Hammond.
      Next of kin: Thomas Wright, Henry Wright.
      Executor: Benjamin Wright
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      Henry Wright 21.16 A AA £61.6.7 Jan 9 1744
      Legatees: John Wright (son), Dawson Wright (son), wife (unnamed) of Cooper Dram, Elisabeth Rockhold.
      Representatives: (unnamed) of age.
      Executor: Benjamin Wright.
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      Henry Wright 20.153 A AA £243.5.3 £2.17.9 May 8 1744
      Payments to: Daniel Dulany, Esq. paid to Samuel Smith.
      Executrix: Benjamin Wright.

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