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Register Report - WRIGHT

by Sam Behling

First Generation

1. SIR JOHN WRIGHT. Born in 1488. John died in Kelvedon Hatch, Essex, England, on 5 Oct 1551; he was 63. Buried in Kelvedon Hatch, Essex, England. St. Mary's Church. Occupation: Yeoman. In 1509 when John was 21, he married Olive HUBBARD, in England. Olive died aft 23 Jun 1560 in England. They had the following children:

2 i. John (Eldest John) (1510-1563)
ii. Katherine. Born in 1513. Katherine married ? GREENE.
3 iii. Robert (1516-)
iv. Alice. Born in 1519. Alice married ? PERKINS.
4 v. JOHN (MYDDLE JOHN) (ca1522->1558)
5 vi. John (Young John) (1524-)
vii. Elizabeth. Born in 1526.
viii. ? (Died Young).


Second Generation


2. John (Eldest John) WRIGHT (John1). Born in 1510 in England. John (Eldest John) died in England on 10 Oct 1563; he was 53. John (Eldest John) married Joane HARRIS. Joane died in 1584. They had the following children:

6 i. John (-1608)
7 ii. Robert
iii. Dorothy.
iv. Joan.

3. Robert WRIGHT (John1). Born in 1516. Children:

i. John.
ii. Olive.

4. JOHN (MYDDLE JOHN) WRIGHT (John1). Born ca 1522 in Kelvedon Hatch, Essex, England. John (Myddle John) died in England aft 16 Aug 1558; he was 36. John (Myddle John) married Alice RUCKE, daughter of Robert RUCKE. They had the following children:

8 i. JOHN (-1624)
ii. Robert.
iii. Olyffe (Olive).
iv. Dorothy.
v. Agnes.
vi. Mary.
Mary married Robert HASELDON.

5. John (Young John) WRIGHT (John1). Born in 1524. Child:

i. John.

Third Generation


6. John WRIGHT (John (Eldest John)2, John1). John died on 5 May 1608/1609 in England. John married ? LAWRENCE. They had the following children:

i. John. Born in 1587 in England. John died in England on 4 Mar 1661/1662; he was 74. John first married Anne SELYARD. Anne died on 28 Nov 1617. John second married Joan ?
ii. Lawrence. Lawrence died aft 17 Nov 1638.
iii. Anthony. Anthony died aft 27 Oct 1620.
iv. Emerson.
v. Mary.

7. Robert WRIGHT (John (Eldest John)2, John1). Children:

i. John. Born in Of Shenfield, England.
ii. Richard. Born in Of Wealdside.


8. LORD JOHN WRIGHT (John (Myddle John)2, John1). John died in 1624 in Wrightsbridge, Essex, England. John first married ? LINSELL. They had the following children:

9 i. John (<1569-)
ii. Samuel. Born on 17 Dec 1570/1571. Buried in Jun 1606. Samuel died in Jun 1606; he was 35.
iii. Jane. On 8 Jun 1597 Jane married Vincent HASTLER.

John second married Bennett GREENE, daughter of Lawrence GREENE. They had the following children:

10 i. NATHANIEL (<1581-)
11 ii. Lawrence (<1590-1657)
iii. William. William married Priscilla FULLER.
iv. Bennett.


Fourth Generation


9. John WRIGHT (John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born bef 14 Sep 1569/1570 in Wrightsbridge, Essex, England. At the age of <1, John was baptized in South Weald, Essex, England, on 14 Sep 1569/1570. St. Peter's church. Occupation: Barrister. John first married Martha CASTELL. They had the following children:

i. John. Born in 1599. John died aft 2 Apr 1644; he was 45.
John first married Mary MOLE. John second married Elizabeth CHEEK.
ii. Nathaniel. Born in 1604. Nathaniel died bef 3 May 1686; he was 82. Occupation: Dr. of Physics. Nathaniel married Eleanor ?
iii. Samuel. Born in Jun 1606. At the age of <1, Samuel was baptized in South Weald, Essex, England, in Jun 1606. St. Peter's Church.
iv. Robert. Born bef 16 Jun 1609. At the age of <1, Robert was baptized in South Weald, Essex, England, on 16 Jun 1609. St. Peter's Church. Robert died ca 1646; he was 36. Robert married Anne ?

John second married Fortune GARAWAY. They had the following children:

i. James. Occupation: Merchant.
ii. Martha. Martha married ? DALBRIDGE.
iii. Joane. Joane married John GREENE.

10. NATHANIEL WRIGHT (John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born bef 28 Jan 1581 in Wrightsbridge, Essex, England. At the age of <1, Nathaniel was baptized in Wrightsbridge, Essex, England, on 28 Jan 1581. Occupation: Merchant. On 30 Nov 1612 when Nathaniel was 31, he married Lydia JAMES, daughter of Edward JAMES & Lydia MASHORN, in St. Olave, London, Middlesex, England. Lydia died bef 15 Aug 1643 in London, Middlesex, England. Buried on 15 Aug 1643 in London, Middlesex, England. St. Helen's Church, Bishopgate. They had the following children:

12 i. SAMUEL (1614-1665)
ii. James (Died Young). Born bef 19 Jan 1616/1617. At the age of <1, James was baptized on 19 Jan 1616/1617. James died bef 4 Mar 1617/1618; he was 1. Buried on 4 Mar 1617/1618.
iii. Nathaniel (Died Young). Born bef 19 Jan 1618/1619. At the age of <1, Nathaniel was baptized on 19 Jan 1618/1619. Nathaniel died bef 19 Nov 1622; he was 4. Buried on 19 Nov 1622.
iv. Lidda (Died Young). Born bef 18 Oct 1620. At the age of <1, Lidda was baptized on 18 Oct 1620.
v. Hester. Born bef 15 Dec 1622. At the age of <1, Hester was baptized on 15 Dec 1622.
vi. John. Born bef 20 Aug 1623. At the age of <1, John was baptized on 20 Aug 1623.
vii. Nathaniel. Born bef 25 Jan 1625/1626. At the age of <1, Nathaniel was baptized on 25 Jan 1625/1626.
viii. Lidda. Born bef 12 Aug 1627. At the age of <1, Lidda was baptized on 12 Aug 1627.
ix. James. Born bef 11 Mar 1631/1632. At the age of <1, James was baptized on 11 Mar 1631/1632.
x. Sara. Born bef 16 Jun 1633. At the age of <1, Sara was baptized on 16 Jun 1633.
xi. Ezekiel (Twin). Born bef 21 Feb 1636/1637. At the age of <1, Ezekiel was baptized on 21 Feb 1636/1637.
xii. Phebe (Twin). Born bef Feb 1636/1637. At the age of <1, Phebe was baptized on 21 Feb 1636/1637. Phebe died on 21 Mar 1636/1637; she was <1. Buried on 21 Mar 1636/1637 in South Aisle, England.

11. Lawrence WRIGHT (John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born bef 28 Jan 1590/1591. At the age of <1, Lawrence was baptized in South Weald, Essex, England, on 28 Jan 1590/1591. St. Peter's church. Lawrence died on 3 Oct 1657; he was 67. Buried in South Weald, Essex, England. St. Peter's church. Occupation: Doctor. Education: M.A. Cambridge 1618. Lawrence married Mary DUKE. Mary died on 16 Feb 1658/1659. They had the following children:

i. Lawrence.
13 ii. Henry (1636-1663)


Fifth Generation


Ship12. DEACON SAMUEL WRIGHT (Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born in 1614 in London, Middlesex, England. Samuel died in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA, on 17 Oct 1665; he was 51. Religion: Puritan. In 1632 when Samuel was 18, he married Margaret STRATTON, in England. Margaret died on 24 Jul 1681 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA. They had the following children:

14 i. HANNAH (1632-1660)
ii. Benjamin. Born in prob. 1633. Benjamin died on 24 Oct 1704; he was 71.
15 iii. Samuel (1634-1675)
16 iv. James (-1723)
v. Mary.
17 vi. Margaret
18 vii. Esther (-1664)
19 viii. Lydia (-1699)
20 ix. Judah (1642-)
x. Helped (Died Young). Born on 15 Sep 1644 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

13. Henry WRIGHT (Lawrence4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born in 1636. Henry died in 1663; he was 27. Henry married Anne CREW. Anne died on 27 Sep 1708. They had the following children:

i. Henry. Henry died in 1681.
ii. Anne. Anne first married Edward PYE. Anne second married William RIDER Esq.


Sixth Generation


14. HANNAH WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Hannah died in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, on 16 Oct 1660; she was 28. Born in prob. 1632. In Nov 1645 when Hannah was 13, she married Thomas STEBBINS, son of Rowland STEBBINS & Sarah WHITING, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Born ca 1619/1620 in Bocking, Essex, England. Thomas died in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, on 15 Sep 1683; he was 64. Occupation: Tailor. They had the following children:

i. Samuel (1646-1708)
ii. Thomas (1648-1695)
iii. Joseph (Died Young) (1650-1651)
iv. Joseph (1652-1728)
v. SARAH (1654-1721)
vi. Edward (1656-1712)
vii. Benjamin (1658-)
viii. Hannah (Twin) (1660-1676)
ix. Rowland (Twin) (1660-1661)

15. Samuel WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born on 3 Oct 1634 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Samuel died in Northfield, Franklin Co., MA, on 2 Sep 1675; he was 40. On 24 Nov 1653 when Samuel was 19, he married Elizabeth BURT, daughter of Henry BURT & Eulalia ? They had the following children:

i. Samuel (1654-)
ii. Joseph (1657-)
iii. Benjamin (1660-)
iv. Ebenezer (1663-)
v. Elizabeth (1666-)
vi. Eleazer (1668-)
vii. Hannah (1671-)
viii. Benoni (1675-)

16. James WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). James died in 1723. On 18 Jun 1664 James married Abigail JESS. Born on 1 Mar 1645/1646. They had the following children:

i. Abigail (Died Young) (1665-)
ii. Helped (1668-)
iii. James (1670-1689)
iv. Lydia (Died Young) (1674-)
v. Samuel (1675-)
vi. Preserved (1678-)
vii. Hester (1684-)
viii. Jonathan (1686-1743)
ix. Hannah (Died Young) (1688-)

17. Margaret WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). On 8 Dec 1653 Margaret married Thomas BANCROFT. They had the following children:

i. Lydia (1655-)
ii. Margaret (1656-)
iii. Anna (Died Young) (1658-1659)
iv. Thomas (1659-)
v. Anna (1663-)
vi. Julia (Died Young) (-1666)
vii. Samuel (Died Young) (1667-1667)
viii. Samuel

18. Esther WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Esther died on 3 Apr 1664. On 18 Feb 1651/1652 Esther married Samuel MARSHFIELD. Samuel died on 12 May 1692. Occupation: Tailor. They had the following children:

i. Mercy (Died Young) (1653-1653)
ii. Thomas (1654-1673)
iii. Sarah (1656-)
iv. Samuel (Died Young) (1659-1674)
v. Hannah (1661-)
vi. Abilene (1664-)

19. Lydia WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Lydia died on 13 Feb 1699/1700 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. On 25 Oct 1654 Lydia first married Lawrence BLISS, son of Thomas BLISS & Margaret HULINGS, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Born ca 1628 in England. Lawrence died in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, in 1676; he was 48. They had the following children:

i. Lydia (Died Young) (1655-1656)
ii. Sarah (Died Young) (1657-1657)
iii. Sarah (Died Young) (1658-1659)
iv. Samuel (Died Young) (1660-1660)
v. Samuel (1662-1733)
vi. Hannah (1665-1737)
vii. Sarah (1667->1742)
viii. William (1670-1733)
ix. Pelatiah (1674-1747)

On 31 Oct 1678 Lydia second married John NORTON, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. John died on 24 Aug 1687.

On 7 Jan 1688 Lydia third married John LAMB, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. John died on 28 Sep 1690.

On 1 Mar 1692/1693 Lydia fourth married Quartermaster George COLTON, in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Born in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England. George died on 17 Dec 1699 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

20. Judah WRIGHT (Samuel5, Nathaniel4, John3, John (Myddle John)2, John1). Born on 10 May 1642 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. On 17 Jan 1666/1667 when Judah was 23, he married Mercy BURT, daughter of Henry BURT & Eulalia ?. Born on 27 Sep 1647. Mercy died in 1705; she was 57. They had the following children:

i. Samuel (Died Young) (1667-)
ii. Mercy (1669-)
iii. Hester (Died Young) (1671-)
iv. Judah (1673-)
v. Ebenezer (1679-)
vi. Thomas (1682-)
vii. Patience (1684-)
viii. Nathaniel (Died Young) (1688-)


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