Person:Elizabeth Wright (181)

Elizabeth Wright
d.26 Oct 1787
m. 15 Sep 1743
Facts and Events
Name Elizabeth Wright
Alt Name Elizabeth Wrighte
Gender Female
Marriage 15 Sep 1743 Westminster, Middlesex, Englandto James Edward Oglethorpe
Death[1][3] 26 Oct 1787
  1. Burke, John. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland. (London, England, 1834), Vol. 2, Page 245.

    Family of Wrighte
    Sir Nathan Wrighte, second baronet, of Cranham Hall, who m. first, Ann Meyrick, and had issue,
    1. Nathan (Sir), fourth baronet
    2. John
    Sir Nathan married three other wives, but had issue by the last only, viz.
    3. Samuel (Sir), fifth bart
    4. Elizabeth, m. to General Oglethorpe, and d. issueless in 1787.

  2.   Burke, John. A genealogical and heraldic history of the extinct and dormant baronetcies of England. (1838), Page 586.

    II. Sir Nathan Wrighte, of Cranham Hall, who m. first, Anne, daughter of John Merick, merchant; secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Francis Bragg, esq. of Hatfield Peverell, in Essex; thirdly, Elizabeth daughter of John Bowater, esq. of Coventry; and fourthly, Abigail, daughter of Samuel Trist, esq. of Culworth, in Northamptonshire. By the first he had a son, Nathan, his heir; and by the last, another son, Samuel, and a daughter, Elizabeth, m. to Gen. Oglethorpe. Sir Nathan died 16th October, 1727, aged sixty six, and was succeeded by his son
    III. Sir Nathan Wrighte who married Margaret Lawley.

  3. Wright, Robert. A Memoir of General James Oglethorpe: One of the Earliest Reformers of Prison Discipline in England and the Founder of Georgia, in America. (London: Chapman and Hall, 1867), Page 405.

    Elizabeth died 26th of October, 1787, in her 79th year...