John Wright

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Born in Clements, Nova Scotia, Canada on 27 Mar 1824 to James Wright and Margaret Grey. John married Eleanor and had 8 children.

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Surname meaning for "Wright"

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is found in various combinations (for example, Cartwright and Wainwright), but when used in isolation it generally referred to a builder of windmills or watermills.

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