Christopher Columbus Wright[1]

Male 1804 - 1877  (72 years)


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  • Name Christopher Columbus Wright 
    Born 5 Mar 1804  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [4
    Died 16 Feb 1877  DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried C. C. Wright Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I8557  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2011 

    Father Thomas Wright,   b. 0___ 1760, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. ~ 1828, (Rockingham County, North Carolina) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Eleanor "Nellie" Collier,   b. 0___ 1765, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1823, Rockingham County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married (~ 1784)  Richmond County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F6041  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne "Annie" Sams,   b. 4 Jun 1816, Commonwealth of Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1895, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married (C. 1849)  (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Susannah "Susie" Wright,   b. 7 May 1836, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1917, (DeKalb County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Ebaline Wright,   b. 18 Feb 1838, (DeKalb County, Tennessee) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1898, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Alice Wright,   b. 1840, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Francis M(arion) Wright,   b. 1842, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. America Wright,   b. 19 Sep 1844, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1910, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. James Knox Polk Wright,   b. 0___ 1846, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1852, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     7. Louisa Wright,   b. 29 Aug 1849, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1908  (Age 59 years)
     8. William L. Wright,   b. 21 Jan 1850, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1915, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     9. Christopher Columbus Wright,   b. May 1853, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Catherine C. Wright,   b. 3 Aug 1858, (DeKalb County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1936, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     11. Francis V. "Fannie" Wright,   b. 26 Jun 1861, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1915, DeKalb County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F3107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1804 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1877 - DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - C. C. Wright Cemetery, DeKalb County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - (C. 1849) - (DeKalb County) Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Reference DeKalb County Settement Book 1886-1907, p. 58, for full particulars.
      Given the age of Christopher and his children, "Annie" may be his second wife.
      ..DAH
      Martha Byars identifies Thomas & Nellie Wright as his parents...DAH

  • Sources 
    1. [S67] "High's Funeral Home Records",McMinnville,Warren Co.,TN transcribed by Shirley (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S11327] 1860 DeKalb Co.,TN Census, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy of the, p. 71 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S101] findagrave.com.

    4. [S839] 1860 DeKalb Co.,TN Census, Transcribed & Indexed from a Microfilm Copy of the, p. 71 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S11328] 1880 DeKalb Co.,TN Census,transcribed & indexed by Jorene Washer Parsley and, p. 106 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S102] "DeKalb County Cemeteries",by Thomas G. Webb,DeKalb County Historian,Audrey D., p. 387.

    7. [S22826] "The Fisher Line - Nicholas Fisher's Descendants:1730-1980", Compiled by, p. 90 (Reliability: 3).