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  (b. 4 December 1820 South Carolina, USA   d. 14 July 1864 Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, USA )  

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George Washington WRIGHT was born 4 December 1820 in South Carolina, USA. George Washington WRIGHT was the child of Abraham WRIGHT   and   Anna BURTZ (BURTS) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  George WRIGHT and Editha "Eady" SHIRLEY (maternal)  Frederick BURTZ (BURTS) and Rachel INMAN

George Washington was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

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George Washington  married  Eliza Jane GRESHAM 20 November 1843 in Meriwether, Georgia, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Eliza Jane GRESHAM  was born 25 July 1824 in Tennessee, USA.  Eliza Jane died 9 December 1863 in Meriwether, Georgia, USA.  Eliza Jane was the child of Edward Harris GRESHAM and Mary HOGAN (HOGUE).

George Washington WRIGHT died 14 July 1864 in Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, USA.

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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of George Washington WRIGHT


George Washington WRIGHT married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Eliza Jane GRESHAM-- Date: 20 November 1843 Place: Meriwether, Georgia, USA
Eliza Jane GRESHAM was the child of Edward Harris GRESHAM and Mary HOGAN (HOGUE)

Children of George Washington WRIGHT and Eliza Jane GRESHAM:

Grave has been locatedflag photo of Columbia Anna WRIGHT  Columbia Anna WRIGHT (b.2 June 1855, Meriwether, Georgia, USA  d. 9 April 1899, Austin, Texas, USA)
m. Thomas Samuel JOHNSON 11 November 1875

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1820 Birth
4 December 1820
, South Carolina, USA
'George W. Wright was the son of Abraham Wright and Anna Burtz Wright. He was born in Laurens County, South Carolina December 4, 1820.

His parents, Abraham and Anna, along with all their children, plus grandmother Eaditha Shirley Wright moved first to Fayette Co., Georgia in about 1825. In 1828, the family moved to near Greenville, Meriwether Co., Georgia.

George married Eliza Jane Gresham, daughter of Edward 'Ned' Gresham and Mary Hogue in Meriwether Co., Georgia November 20, 1843.

After their marriage, George was a farmer and teacher in Meriwether County and in Griffin, Spalding County, Georgia.

In 1852 he was the one of the first teachers, along with William T. Revill, at the new academy established at Gay, Meriwether Co., Georgia. The land for this academy was donated by William Sasser.

Later living in the Greenville area, George and his father, Abraham, donated the land for the Flat Rock Primitive Baptist Church and Cemetery where they both would later be laid ...Read MORE...
1843 Marriage / Partner
George Washington WRIGHT and Eliza Jane GRESHAM 20 November 1843, Meriwether, Georgia, USA
1855 Birth of Child
Columbia Anna WRIGHT was born 2 June 1855, Meriwether, Georgia, USA
1863 Death of Spouse/Partner
Eliza Jane GRESHAM died 9 December 1863, Meriwether, Georgia, USA
George Washington WRIGHT - Grave
Flat Rock Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Rocky Mount Meriwether County Georgia, USA
1864 Death
14 July 1864
Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, USA

George is buried at: Flat Rock Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Rocky Mount Meriwether County Georgia, USA
Added: 8/29/2016 2:36:24 PM - Updated: 9/19/2017 10:45:54 AM
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