Wrights of colonial Connecticut
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Published by W.W. Lawrence in [Baton Rouge, La.] (12288 Armstrong Dr., Baton Rouge 70816) .
Written in English



  • Connecticut


  • Wright family.,
  • Connecticut -- Genealogy.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Walter William Lawrence.
LC ClassificationsCS71.W95 1991b
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1294189M
LC Control Number92156645

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Wright Name Meaning English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a .   DONALD R. WRIGHT is Distinguished Teaching Professor of History, Emeritus, at SUNY-Cortland, he was Scholar-in-Residence at the Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy. He is the author of African Americans in the Early Republic, — and The World and a Very Small Place in Africa: A History of Globalization in Niumi, The Gambia, 3rd . The in-depth first settler profiles of the first 23 Middletown families are also included in the book, Early Families of Middletown, Connecticut - Volume I: , by R.W. Bacon, published by Variety Arts Press. Colonial settlers came to America for many reasons. Some came for religious freedom. Some came to make money. They settled into 13 colonies, areas that are now the states known as New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maryland, Georgia, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Delaware.

After the book was printed, the General Assembly ordered that every family in the Colony should have a law book. The New Haven Colony procured a code of laws to be printed for that Colony, of about pages, entitled, “New Haven’s Settling in New England, and some Laws for Government; published for the use of that Colony.”. LIST OF COLONIAL IMMIGRANTS The following alphabetized list includes the names of the seventeenth-century immigrants whose Plantagenet ancestry is the subject of this book, together with several immigrants after who have been incidentally noted in the text or a footnote. The names of women have been provided with a cross-reference to the. This is a selective list of some of the more important Virginia family histories or collective genealogies in the Library. To ascertain whether or not the library has a printed genealogy of a specific family, look in the online catalog under the family name (e.g., “Walker Family”). Peter Faneuil (), Colonial American slave trader and owner, and namesake of Boston's Faneuil Hall. Rebecca Latimer Felton (–), suffragette, white supremacist, and Senator for Georgia, she was the last member of the U.S. Congress to have been a slave owner.

Benoni Wright 26 Feb Lebanon, Connecticut Colony - 03 Jan managed by Bob Fields Daniel Wright Sr. 07 Apr Lebanon, New London, Connecticut Colony - 10 Sep Milton Wright 17 Nov Rushville, Rush, Indiana, United States - .   The technology utilized by early Connecticut ferries varied from crossing to crossing. Most were scow-type, flat-bottomed boats that operators poled, rowed, or sailed across the water or, in the case of the Niantic ferry, pulled across using a rope line that spanned the river. In , Fenwick, acting as agent of the 14 other patentees, sold the Saye-Brooke Colony to the Connecticut Colony and also turned over to Connecticut the Saybrook Seal. As Saybrook grew, settlers moved further and further away from the original settlement and, eventually they received permission to form their own parishes so that they would.   On Ap Pequot warriors responded defiantly to the colonial mobilization by attacking a Connecticut settlement, killing six .