DESCENDANTS OF GEORGE HENRY WRIGHT

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                              Don Norman

 

1.GEORGE HENRY WRIGHT

 

    George Henry Wright was born in VA in 1854 and died in Gilmer

county WV September 15, 1917.  He married Sophia Catherine Varner in

Lewis County WV September 30, 1875.  Sophia, a daughter of Philip and

Racel (Simmons) Varner, was born in Lewis in 1859 and died in Harrison

County WV July 25, 1919.

    The family moved from Lewis County WV to Gilmer County WV in 1880.

 

Children of George Henry and Sophia Catherine (Varner) Wright.

 

  2.  (1). John Wilson             b.Nov 12 1876   d.Jul 12 1952

         m.Addie Valorie Murphy Jan 19 1902

         m.Melissa Sandy May 21 1913

 

  3.  (2). Philip                  b.       1878   d.Jun 22 1969

         m.Ella Weekly Castle  1907

 

  4.  (3). Ida may                 b.Nov 18 1879   d.Dec  5 1879

 

  5.  (4). Robert                  b.Jan 18 1881   d.Mar  6 1936

         m.Dovie Gay Fox Nov 29 1909

 

  6.  (5). William                 b.       1882   d.Apr 10 1903

 

  7.  (6). Murle                   b.       1884   d.Jan 22 1954

         m.Clarence Paugh Nov 29 1903

 

  8.  (7). Ezra Lee                b.Jan 16 1888   d.Jan 25 1970

         m.Blanche Varner 1909

 

  9.  (8). Charles Edward          b.Feb    1889   d.Dec  2 1966

         m.Bridget Conrad Jan 14 1911

 

 10.  (9). Ira Dallas              b.Aug  7 1891   d.Feb  3 1952

         m.Molly Bean Hall May 11 1920

 

 11. (10). Mary Catherine          b.Nov  3 1893   d.Aug 22 1981

         m.John Calvin Mcdonald Mar 17 1912

 

 12. (11). Mamie                   b.Jan 28 1896   d.Feb 13 1974

         m.Earl Powell Murphy May 29 1918

 

 13. (12). Mattie                  b.Jan 30 1898   d.Feb 13 1974

         m.Warren Weekley Nov 18 1916

 

 14. (13). Mellie                  b.May 30 1900

         m.Farley Swick Sep 18 1917

 

 15. (14). Lewis                   b.May 17 1903   d.Dec 10 1930

         m.Eva Castle

 

 16. (15). Albert Clark            b.Mar 27 1905

         m.Clara Ethel Dye Aug 1 1920

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Bush, Q. Clyde, "Descendants of Philip Varner" 1992

"Gilmer County Wv History 1845-1989" p.293