Captain Peter Wright

Male 1739 - 1820  (80 years)


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  • Name Captain Peter Wright  [1, 2
    Born 5 Jul 1739  Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Birth date revised due to date calculated from headstone. Previously the year of death on headstone has been misread as 1821. In photos taken recently it is clearly 1820.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1800  Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1800  Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Residence 1810  Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1810  Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 7 Jun 1820  Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Age: 81
    Buried Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I26994  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 

    Father Joseph Wright,   b. 1686, Oyster Bay, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1739, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Temperance Seaman,   b. 1702, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oyster Bay, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F10486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Baker,   b. 28 Mar 1743, Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1819, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Wright,   b. 13 Apr 1772, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1849, St Helena, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     2. John Wright,   b. 6 Jun 1763, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1847, Springwater, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     3. Mary Wright,   b. 29 May 1773, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Susanna Wright,   b. 25 May 1762, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1820, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [natural]
     5. Joseph Wright,   b. 24 Mar 1779, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1847, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     6. Seaman Wright,   b. 12 Sep 1782, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1846, Leicester, Livingston, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     7. Hannah Wright,   b. 7 Nov 1764, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1833, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     8. Samuel Wright,   b. 4 Apr 1766, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Peter Wright, Jr,   b. 13 May 1780, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1855, Lafayette, Stark County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     10. Daniel Wright,   b. 11 Nov 1770, Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1835, Knox County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F10457  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jul 1739 - Hempstead, Nassau, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1800 - Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1800 - Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1810 - Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1810 - Dorset, Bennington, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jun 1820 - Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Inscription:
      Marker reads: Peter Wright Esq.
      Died June 7 1820
      Aged 80 years
      11 months &
      2 days

      The poem at the base of the stone reads:
      Of manners gentle and of heart sincere
      A tender husband and a parent dear
      A valued neighbour and a faithful friend
      In faith triumphing calmly met his end

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for Elizabeth Wright

    2. [S1] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.;), Database online.
      Record for Captain Peter Wright