Person:Rachel Wright (19)

Rachel Wright
m. Est. 1750-1752
  1. James Wrightabt 1753 - 1825
  2. Rachel Wright1755 - bef 1820
  3. Sarah Wrightest 1758 - abt 1820/30
  4. Jane Wrightest 1758-1768 -
  5. Mary Wrightest 1762 - 1858
  6. William Wrightabt 1763 -
  7. John Wright, of Botetourt County, VA and Kentuckyabt 1765 -
  8. Rebecca 'Becky' Wrightest 1768 -
  9. Nancy 'Agnes' Wrightest 1769 -
  10. Peter Wright1770 - 1834
  11. Elizabeth Wrightest 1774 -
m. 1772
  1. Benjamin Estill1774 - 1828
  2. Wallace Estill1774 - 1860
  3. Sarah "Sallie" Estill1781 - 1863
m. abt 1782
Facts and Events
Name Rachel Wright
Married Name Estill
Married Name Proctor
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1755 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1772 Augusta, Virginiato Capt. James Estill
Residence[2] bef 1780 Greenbrier County, Virginia
Residence[2] bef 1780 Kentucky, Virginia, United StatesEstill's Station
Marriage abt 1782 likely Fort Boonesboro[she is the widow Estill]
to Capt. Nicholas Proctor, III
Death? bef 27 Jan 1820 pos Hamilton County, Illinois[date when husband remarries]
Burial[1] Concord Cemetery, McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois[source = OLT, verification needed]
  1. 1.0 1.1 Grave Recorded , in Find A Grave, Unreliable quality.

    [No headstone photo as of Dec 2015. No burial sources provided.]
    [Memorial page states, "This information is from research of several different sources. It is not from a grave stone. If documentation of a different grave location is provided, I will delete this page. There is some confusion about the location of Rachel's burial as well as her date of death. I am continuing to research both of these, and will make any necessary corrections when confirmation is found."]

  2. 2.0 2.1 Family Recorded, in Waddell, Joseph A. (Joseph Addison). Annals of Augusta County, Virginia: with reminiscences illustrative of the vicissitudes of its pioneer settlers biographical sketches of citizens locally prominent, and of those who have founded families in the southern and western states : a diary of the war, 1861-'5, and a chapter on reconstruction by Joseph Addison Waddell. (Staunton, Virginia: C.R. Caldwell, 1902), 407, Secondary quality.

    ... James Estill married in Augusta, Rachel Wright, and removed to Greenbrier. Before the year 1780, he removed from Greenbrier to Kentucky, and settled at Estill's Station, in the present day county of Madison. In 1781 one of his arms was broken by the rifle-shot of an Indian, and before he had fully recovered from the injury he was engaged in a memorable conflict with the savages [Estill's Defeat] and lost his life. ...

  3.   Family Recorded, in Johnson, E. Polk. A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: The Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities. (Chicago; New York: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1912), 3:1606, Secondary quality.

    ... Captain James Estill ... His wife, whose maiden name was Rachel Wright, survived him and married a second time. ...