Sixth Generation


693. Sylvanus Jr. Wright1,12 was born on 13 August 1839 in Monroe Twp., Harrison Co., OH. He died on 12 September 1924 in Dennison, Tuscarawas Co., OH. He was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Dennison, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio. See 1860 census for Monroe Twp., Harrison Co., Ohio for Sylvanus 21, Sarah 22, and Mary E. 5 months.

See 1880 census for Mill Twp., Tuscarawas Co., Ohio for Sylvanus 40, Sarah 40, and 10 of their 11 children.

See 1900 census for Mill Twp., Tuscarawas Co., Ohio for Sylvanus 60, Sarah 61, John 22, and Olive B. 20.

See 1910 census for Mill Twp., Tuscarawas Co., Ohio for Sylvanious 70, Sarah 71, Rebecca J. West 49 and widowed, daughter, John Wright 33, son, single, and 2 grandchildren, Chester R. Legett 20, and Odell Riley 14. Living nearby is Sylvanus's sister, Samantha Cox, age 73.

See 1920 census for Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, for Sylvanus and Sarah . They are in the home of Olive (Sylvanus and Sarah's daughter) and Henry Wilson. Sylvanus and Sarah are shown as father and mother in law. They are both 80.

The following is from "The History of Tuscarawas County, Ohio" by Warner, Beers and Co., 1884.
"Sylvanus Wright, farmer, P.O. Uhrichsville, was born in Monroe Township, Harrison Co., Ohio in 1839. His father, Sylvanus Wright, was born in Delaware Co., N.Y., in 1806 and died in 1874. He was of English and German extraction, by occupation a farmer, and settled in Ohio at an early day. Sylvanus Jr's mother is also a native of New York, born Dec. 10, 1801, and is still hale and hearty, able to perform her housework and to work in the garden. Her maiden name was Desire Hayes. Their family consisted of one son and two daughters, namely, Sylvanus, our subject, Emerella, wife of James I. Livingston, farmer; and Samantha, widow of Thomas Cox, who died in the army. Our subject was married May 12, 1859 to Sarah, daughter of Job Gatchell. She was born in Harrison County, Ohio, in 1839 and is the third child of a family of eighteen. Mr. Wright has a family of twelve children, their names as follows: Mary E., born Feb. 11, 1860, wife of William Simpson, carpenter in Dennison, Ohio; Rebecca J., June 15, 1861, wife of William West, farmer in Harrison County, Rachel A., October 8, 1862; David E., June 10, 1864; Milo H., Nov. 20, 1865; Rosellie, Apr. 6, 1867; James A., Nov. 22, 1869; William E., July 28, 1871, Ora C., March 11, 1873; Addie F., October 22, 1874; John I., October 22, 1876, and Oliver B., Nov. 22, 1879. Mr. and Mrs. Wright are members of the Disciple Church, in which the former is Deacon, and Superintendent of the Sabbath School. In politics, he is a Republican and is at present serving as School Director. During the late civil war, he was a member of the Forty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company H, and served 9 months".

Sylvanus and Sarah are buried in Old Liberty Cemetery, MI196 located in Mill Twp., Tuscarawas Co., Ohio east of Dennison, on TR 32, 2 miles SE from Co. Rd. 37. T. 13, R. 7, S. 24, Q. 2.

Sylvanus Jr. Wright and Sarah Gatchell were married on 12 May 1859 in Tuscarawas Co., OH. Sarah Gatchell1,12 was born on 23 March 1838 in Cadiz, Harrison Co., OH. She died in 1929. She was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Dennison, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio. Sarah was the third child of Job Workman I and Frances Clemens.

Sylvanus Jr. Wright and Sarah Gatchell had the following children:

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i.

Mary E. Wright1,12 was born on 11 February 1860 in Harrison Co., OH. Found in 1860 Ohio census for Harrison Co., in the home of her parents, Sylvanus and Sarah.

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ii.

Rebecca J. Wright.

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iii.

Rachel A. Wright1,12 was born on 8 October 1862.

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iv.

David E. Wright1,12 was born on 10 June 1864.

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v.

Milo Hayes Wright.

948

vi.

Rosellie Wright1,12 was born on 6 April 1867.

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vii.

James A. Wright1,12 was born on 22 November 1869.

950

viii.

William E. Wright1,12 was born on 28 July 1871.

951

ix.

Ora C. Wright1,12 was born on 11 March 1873.

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x.

Addie F. Wright1,12 was born on 22 October 1874 in OH. See 1910 census for Mill Twp., Tuscarawas Co., Ohio for John Wright 33 and single, living in the home of his parents, Sylvanus and Sarah Wright.

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xi.

John I. Wright1,12 was born on 22 October 1876.

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xii.

Oliver B. Wright1,12 was born on 22 November 1879.