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Marriage: Children:
  1. JAMES WRIGHT: Birth: 1643 in of Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Death: 16 MAR 1727 in Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut

  2. Jane Wright: Birth: 1644. Death: DEC 1724

  3. Benjamin Wright: Birth: 1645. Death: DEC 1724

  4. JOSEPH WRIGHT: Birth: 1647. Death: 19 FEB 1704 in Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut

  5. Ann Wright: Birth: 1650. Death: 21 MAY 1731

  6. Elizabeth Wright: Birth: 15 OCT 1653 in Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Death: ABT 1685


Sources
1. Title:   Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, Vol. IV S-Z (Reprinted 1986)
 Dee, Orville Augustus, Davol - Dee Genealogy; Descendants of William Davol-Dee (1954, Reprint: Salem, Mass.: Higginson Book Company)
 Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records for Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut
CallNumber:   CS / 71 / C989 1889
 F / 127 / 093 / B28 / 1941
Givenname:   Ancestry.com
 NEHGS, Boston and Haverhill, MA library
Name:   Ancestry.com
 NEHGS, Boston and Haverhill, MA library
RepositoryId:   R2
 R12
Repository:   R5
 R2
2. Title:   Torrey, Clarence Almon, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., Inc., 1985)
CallNumber:   F / 127 / U4 / Z56 / 1997
Givenname:   Own book
Name:   Own book
RepositoryId:   R64
Repository:   R2

Notes
a. Note:   ngland, Vol. IV, (Reprinted 1986). Page 654. "BENJAMIN, Guilford 1649, rem. to Killingworth, and d. 29 Mar. 1677, leav. ch. Benjamin; Joseph; James; Eliz. b. 15 Oct. 1653, wh. m. Edward Lee or Lay; Jane, wh. m. Joseph Hand; and Ann, wh. m. John Walstone of K. His wid. Jane, d. 26 Oct. 1684." ___________________________ HISTORY of THE COLONY OF NEW HAVEN To its absorption into CONNECTICUT by Edward E. Atwater with Supplementary History and Personnel of the Towns of Branford, Guilford, Milford, Stratford, Norwalk, Southold, etc. compiled by Robert Atwater Smith, assisted by Bessie E. Beach and Lucy M. Hewitt Meriden, Conn. The Journal Publishing Company 1902 The names of the Guilford settlers that came to New Haven in the second ship in July, 1639, are believed to be as follows: Francis Austin, George Bartlett, Edward Benton, Samuel Blachley, William Boreman, Richard Bristow, Alexander Chalker, John Caffinch, rem. to N.H., Samuel Desborough, Thomas Dunk, Thomas French, George Highland, John Johnson, John Linsley, Thomas Mills, Thomas Reif, John Scranton, John Sheader or Sheather, Jacob Sheafe, William Somers, John Stevens, Edward Seward, Jasper Stillwell, Benjamin Wright. "BENJAMIN WRIGHT probably one of the second company that came to New Haven, after living in Guilford some years removed to Killingsworth (now Clinton), where he died March 29, 1677. His widow, Jane, died Oct. 26, 1684, leaving three sons and three daughters. The daughters married at the time of her death and probably her sons also." ------------------- From Jane Devlin's site: http://dunhamwilcox.net/source_files/wright.htm 1. Benjamin Wright 1 2 was born about 1620 in Bolton, Eng 1 and died on 29 Mar 1677 in Kenilworth, CT 1 2. Documented events in his life were: 1. Emigrant Ancestor; Bef 1645; Guilford, New Haven Co., CT. Benjamin married Jane Meigs 1, daughter of John Meigs, in 1640 in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT. (Jane Meigs was born in 1617 in Hesketh, Lancaster, ENG and died on 26 Oct 1684 1.) Children from this marriage were: + 2 M i. James Wright 1 2 was born in 1643 in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 1 2 and died on 10 Mar 1727/28 in Clinton (Killingsworth), Middlesex Co., CT 2. 3 M ii. Benjamin Wright 3 was born in 1645 and died in 1684. He never married. 4 F iii. Jane Wright 2 3 was born in 1644 2 and died in Dec 1724 2. Documented events in her life were: 1. VR - Marriage; 1664; Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 4. Married Joseph Hand 5 M iv. Joseph Wright 2 3 was born about 1647 2 3 and died on 19 Feb 1703/04 in Kenilworth, CT 2 3. 6 F v. Elizabeth Wright 2 3 4 was born on 15 Oct 1653 in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 2 3 and died in 1685 2. Documented events in her life were: 1. VR - Marriage; 7 Nov 1676; Saybrook, Middlesex Co., CT 4. Married Edward Lees Elizabeth married Edward Lee 5 6 on 7 Nov 1676 in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 4. (Edward Lee was born on 12 Jan 1648/49 and died in Apr 1727 5 7.) Documented events in his life were: 1. Lawsuit; 17 Oct 1648; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 8. Elias Partman Contra Edward Lee in an Action of the Case damages 40s. Edward Lee is adiudged by the Courte to pay to Elias Partman 20s for a Cannooe Edward Lee Acknowledgeth hee bought of Elias. Documented events in their marriage were: 1. VR - Marriage; 7 Nov 1676; Guilford, New Haven Co., CT 4. 7 F vi. Anna Wright 2 3 was born in 1650 2 and died on 21 May 1731 2 3.
Note:   Savage, James, A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New E


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