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Posted by: CarolCronin   (See more photos from CarolCronin)   2007/10/17 18:29
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Samuel B. Wright was born 16 Oct 1818 in Nelson County, Virginia, a son of Benjamin and Jane (Borden) Wright.  He came to the Big Sandy area of Roane County (then Kanawha County, VA) some time in the early 1840's. He was married in Kanawha County, VA (Roane Co., WV) on 17 Nov 1851 to Jane Smith, daughter of Ali and Jane (King) Smith.  Jane was born 15 Feb 1831 and died 1 Mar 1917.  Samuel was a blacksmith and carpenter by trade.  He served three years as a Confederate soldier with the 14th Virginia Calvary.  He died 06 Jan 1907 in Roane Co., WV.  Both Samuel B. and Jane (Smith) Wright, are buried in the Keen Cemetery on Hollywood Road, near Newton, WV.  Children from this marriage were: Louisa, born 16 Apr 1854; Nancy E., born 21 Mar 1856; Albert L, born 19 Jul 1858; Mariah Jane, born 4 Aug 1860, (she married Henry Jackson Snodgrass); Samuel K., born 11 Feb 1863; Daniel L., born 29 July 1866; Virginia, born ca 1869-1870; and George A., born 23 Oct 1873.

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