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Grave has been located flag photo of ancestor   Columbia Anna  WRIGHT

  (b. 2 June 1855 Meriwether, Georgia, USA   d. 9 April 1899 Austin, Texas, USA )  

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Columbia Anna WRIGHT was born 2 June 1855 in Meriwether, Georgia, USA. Columbia Anna WRIGHT was the child of George Washington WRIGHT   and   Eliza Jane GRESHAM and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Abraham WRIGHT and Anna BURTZ (BURTS) (maternal)  Edward Harris GRESHAM and Mary HOGAN (HOGUE)

Marriage(s) and Child(ren):

She married  Thomas Samuel JOHNSON 11 November 1875 in Gray Rock, Franklin, Texas, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Thomas Samuel JOHNSON  was born 17 September 1854 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA.  He died 7 December 1918 in Locker, San Saba, Texas, USA.  He was the son of William Keener JOHNSON and Julia Ann TAYLOR.

Columbia Anna WRIGHT died 9 April 1899 in Austin, Texas, USA.

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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Columbia Anna WRIGHT

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Columbia Anna WRIGHT married Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Thomas Samuel JOHNSON-- Date: 11 November 1875 Place: Gray Rock, Franklin, Texas, USA
Thomas Samuel JOHNSON was the son of William Keener JOHNSON and Julia Ann TAYLOR


Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Freddie May JOHNSON (b.20 March 1878, Grayrock, Franklin, Texas, USA  d. 20 October 1962, Carlsbad, Eddy, New Mexico, USA)
m. John Henry NELSON 13 June 1895

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2 June 1855
Meriwether, Georgia, USA

1875 Marriage / Partner
Columbia Anna WRIGHT and Thomas Samuel JOHNSON 11 November 1875, Gray Rock, Franklin, Texas, USA
1878 Birth of Child
Freddie May JOHNSON was born 20 March 1878, Grayrock, Franklin, Texas, USA
9 April 1899
Austin, Texas, USA

Columbia Anna Wright was the daughter of George Washington Wright and Eliza Jane Gresham Wright. She was born on Saturday evening the second of June in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty-five.(1855) near Greenville, Meriwether Co., Georgia. She was known affectionately as Lummie by her family.

Her mother, Eliza, died in 1863 and her father, George in 1864 during the Civil War. Her uncle, Dr. Jacob Bowman Wright, was appointed her guardian in 1872.

In December of 1874 she moved with her Uncle's family to Gray Rock, Franklin County and Titus County, Texas. While enroute to Texas the baggage car on their train burned and they lost all their possessions. They detrained at Jefferson, Texas, and went by covered wagon on to Gray Rock where Dr. Wright practiced medicine for many years.

Mr. Thomas S. Johnson and Columbia Anna Wright were married on Thursday the eleventh day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and seventy - five. (1875)

They were the parents
of seven children: William Bowman, Freddie May, George, Hattie Anna, Eddie, Elizabeth Jane "Mittie", and Thomas Samuel Jr.

Columbia is buried at: Oakwood Cemetery Austin Travis County Texas, USA

Added: 8/29/2016 2:35:08 PM - Updated: 9/19/2017 10:45:23 AM

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