Person:Samuel Wright (40)

m. 29 Sep 1659
  1. Sgt Samuel Wrightabt 1660 - 1734
  2. Mary Wrightest 1662 -
  3. Hannah Wrightabt 1664 - 1745/6
  4. Mabel Wrightest 1666 -
  5. Sarah Wrightest 1670 -
  6. David Wright1677 - 1752
  7. Eunice Wright1681/82 -
  • HSgt Samuel Wrightabt 1660 - 1734
  • WRebecca Crafts1670/71 - 1710/11
m. 12 May 1686
  1. Mabel Wright1686/87 - 1767
  2. Sarah Wright1687/88 - 1690
  3. Mary Wright1689 -
  4. Rebecca Wright1691 - 1691
  5. Capt Samuel Wright1692/93 - 1732
  6. Crafts Wright1694 - 1696
  7. Ebenezer Wright1696 - 1766
  8. Rebecca Wright1698 -
  9. Josiah Wright1699 -
  10. Abigail Wright1701/02 -
  11. Timothy Wright1703/04 -
  12. Sarah Wright1706 - 1791
  13. Stephen Wright1708 -
  • HSgt Samuel Wrightabt 1660 - 1734
  • WAbigail Butlerest 1672 - 1739/40
m. 1 Aug 1723
Facts and Events
Name Sgt Samuel Wright
Gender Male
Birth[2][3] abt 1660 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 12 May 1686 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Rebecca Crafts
Marriage 1 Aug 1723 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Abigail Butler
Death[3] 12 Oct 1734 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

In 1691 Sgt. Samuel was the constable of Wethersfield and was a selectman of the town in 1704. The inventory of his estate totaled £1845-12-10 was taken on ___ by ___. The will of Sgt. Samuel3 Wright dated ____ says, in part:

"I give to Samuel Wright the eldest son of my son Samuel Wright, lately deceased, the northeast part of my home lott, and to Moses Wright the youngest son of my son Samuel the other part of my house lott"; he also made bequests of property to sons Ebenezer, Thomas, Timothy and Stephen; to daughters Mary Stanley, Abigail Miller; Mabel Belding and Sarah Flower; to son Craft Wright's children Cally and Martha; and to his wife Abigail.

Conspicuously missing in the will is the mention of son Josiah, which is important.

References
  1.   Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 4:660.

    SAMUEL, Wethersfield, s. of the first Samuel of the same, m. 12 May 1686, Rebecca, d. of Moses Crafts; she little older than 15 yrs. at the time, d. 14 Mar. 1711; and he m. Aug. 1723, Abigail, wid. of Samuel Walker, and d. 12 Oct. 1734. His wid. d. 1 Jan. 1740.

  2. Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Wethersfield Vital Records:312 (typescript).

    'Wright,...Samuell,s.Samuell & Mary.b.[ ]'

  3. 3.0 3.1 Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Wethersfield Vital Records:312 (typescript).

    'Wright,...Samuell,Sergt., m. Abigail Walker,wid.of Samuell,of Hartford, Aug.1,1723, by Rev.William Burnham, of Kensington; d.Oct.12,1734, in the 75th y. of his age'