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Philemon W. Wright Jr. and Mary A. C. Pearce

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Philemon W. Wright

--b. abt 1833 Henry Co. TN
--d. abt Aug 4, 1862 Civil War
--m. Mary A. C. PEARCE
--July 22, 1858 Randolph Co. AR
----b. abt 1837 Alabama
----d. April 1921 Randolph Co., AR
------buried Pitman Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas
-----Mary m/2 Charles H. COOPER after 1862
------d/o John Pearce and Nancy ALLEN

Guion Miller Roll lists the names of applicants for the Eastern Cherokee Court of Claims, 1906-1909. This list shows her name as Mary A. Cooper (her second marriage being to Charles H. Cooper), but she applied under the surname Pearce, so in the index her name is Mary A. Cooper Pearce. Her parents were John Pearce and Nancy Allen John Pearceís parents were William Pearce and Mary J. LNU

Williamís father is unknown and his mother was Rebecca, who was full blooded Cherokee. This information was provided by Mary on her application. Rebecca, William, and Mary are buried in Benton Co., AR. Prior to Benton Co., AR they were in Van Buren Co., AR, and prior to that they were in Benton Co., TN, which prior to that had been Humphreys Co., TN.

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Chronology

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Philemon Jr. and Mary's Children

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  1. William 'Billie' Wright

    --b. August 6, 1859 Pitman, Randolph Co., AR
    --d. July 25, 1899 Poynor, Ripley Co., MO
    ----buried Poynor Cemetery, Ripley Co., Missouri
    --m. Anna JACKSON
    --August 25, 1881 Randolph Co., AR
    ----b. February 25, 1857 Clinton Co., Indiana
    ----d. March 13, 1926 Poynor, Ripley Co., MO
    ------buried Poynor Cemetery, Ripley Co., Missouri
    ------d/o Ninevah Jackson and Sabra LOUKS

    • 1880 Washington Co., AR, Springdale, page 533D

    • 1900 Ripley Co., MO


      Children of William Wright and Anna Jackson


    1. Hattie Mae (Wright) McCauley

      --b. September 12, 1882 Ripley Co., Missouri
      --d. January 29, 1974 Gatewood, Ripley Co., Missouri
      ----buried Corning Cemetery, Corning, Clay Co., AR
      --m. John Wesley McCAULEY
      --abt 1906
      ----b. January 25, 1869 Ripley Co., Missouri
      ----d. May 11, 1949 Neelvyille, MO
      ------buried Corning Cemetery, Corning, Clay Co., AR
      ------s/o James Robert McCauley and Mary Elizabeth MOORE
      --------gs/o John Henry McCauley
      ----------gt gs/o John Henry McCauley and Sarah "Cheatham" or "Cardwell"
      --------gs/o Don Carlos Moore and Sarah G. 'Sally' PHILLIPS
      ----------gt gs/o John Moore and Eleanor G. MARBERRY


    2. Philemon Nineveh Wright

      --b. March 16, 1884 Ripley Co., Missouri
      --d. October 18, 1959 Poynor, Ripley Co., MO
      --m/1 Nina ?
      --before 1920
      ----b. 1889 Missouri

      WWI Draft Registration, Moark, Clay Co., AR. Philmon Nineveh Wright (/s/ Philemon), b. 16 Mar 1884. Nearest relative, Nina Wright (wife). Medium height and build, gray eyes, dark hair.


    3. William Melvie Wright

      --b. December 21, 1887 Pitman, Randolph Co., AR
      --d. November 25, 1973
      --m. Ada E. ?
      ----b. 1891 Missouri
      ----d. 1967 Clay Co., AR
      ------buried Corning Cemetery, Corning, Clay Co. AR


    4. Sabra Ann (Wright) Thompson

      --b. September 30, 1889 Ripley Co., Missouri
      --d. September 3, 1981 Corning, Clay Co., AR
      --m. Horace E. THOMPSON
      ----b. October 13, 1887
      ----d. November 26, 1947
      ------buried Corning Cemetery, Corning, Clay Co., AR


    5. Charles Granville Wright

      --b. September 13, 1892 Ripley Co., MO
      --d. October 1, 1970 Qulin, Butler Co., MO
      ----buried Qulin Cemetery, Butler Co., MO
      --m. Lela M. ?
      ----b. August 3, 1894 Arkansas
      ----d. December 23, 1989 Quin, Butler Co., Missouri
      ------buried Qulin Cemetery, Butler Co., MO


    6. Clarence Ramon Wright

      --b. November 11, 1896 Ripley Co., MO
      --d. February 17, 1977 Sun City, Arizona

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  2. Granville L. Wright

    --b. November 6, 1861 Randolph Co.,AR
    --d. January 4, 1940
    ----buried Glaze Creek Cemetery, Maynard, Randolph Co., Arkansas
    --m. Jo Ann 'Josie' JONES
    --Decmeber 2, 1883 Randolph Co., AR
    ----b. March 22, 1867 Randolph Co., AR
    ----d. February 7, 1936
    ------buried Glaze Creek Cemetery, Maynard, Randolph Co., Arkansas
    ------d/o Joseph Baxter Jones and Emily Pereilla BLALOCK

    • 1900 Ripley Co., MO, Current River Twp

    • 1910 Randolph Co., AR
      per 1910 Directory of Randolph Co., AR - page 87
      WRIGHT, Granville, age 47, farmer, native of Arkansas, married Joe Ann Jones in 1883, 8 children, Belle, Ina, Willie, Ernest, Dewey, Albinus, James, and Ava, 80 acres hill and creek, 50 in use, Church of God.

    • 1920 Randolph Co., AR


      Children of Granville L. Wright and Jo Ann Jones


    1. Naomi Belle (Wright) Caldwell

      --b. September 26, 1885 Arkansas
      --d. February 27, 1965
      ----buried Ingram Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas
      --m. William Alonzo CALDWELL
      --abt 1901
      ----b. November 17,1876
      ----d. June 18, 1954


    2. Ina Mae (Wright) Carter

      --b. February 19, 1888 Randolph Co., AR
      --d. March 11, 1983 Pratt, Ripley Co., MO
      --m. Joel Carter BROWN
      ----b. July 16, 1887
      ----d. April 10, 1956


    3. Minnie A. Wright

      --b. June 1890 Ripley Co., MO
      --d. abt 1901 Ripley Co., MO


    4. William Charles 'W. C.' 'Willie' Wright

      --b. December 13, 1892 Ripley Co., MO
      --d. September 11, 1956
      ----buried Glaze Creek Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas
      --m. Soula Bernice COX
      --September 11, 1911
      ----b. December 1891
      ----d. November 3, 1912


    5. Ernest Philemon Wright

      --b. February 15, 1896 Ripley Co., Missouri
      --d. March 16, 1978 Maynard, Randolph Co., AR
      ----buried Pitman (aka Mt. Pleasant) Cemetery, Pitman, Randolph Co., AR
      --m. Lela Estell VESTER
      --February 20, 1919
      ----b. September 17, 1897 Arkansas
      ----d. February 25, 1988 Maynard, Randolph Co., AR
      ------buried Pitman (aka Mt. Pleasant) Cemetery, Pitman, Randolph Co., AR


    6. Dewey Earl Wright

      --b. July 11, 1898 Ripley Co., Missouri
      --d. November 17, 1995 Maynard, Randolph Co., AR
      ----buried Glaze Creek Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas
      --m. Artie Christeen VESTER
      --December 10, 1919 Randolph Co., AR
      ----b. January 7, 1900
      ----d. December 26, 1988
      ------buried Glaze Creek Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas


    7. Nona Albinis 'Binnie' Wright

      --b. November 28, 1900 Ripley Co., MO
      --d. November 6, 1969
      ----buried Ingram Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas
      --m. Lucy Elnora 'Nora' BURGRETT
      --May 18, 1921
      ----b. February 5, 1906
      ------buried Ingram Cemetery, Randolph Co., Arkansas


    8. James Avie Wright

      --b. September 11, 1908 Arkansas
      --d. March 9, 1996 Maynard, Randolph Co., AR
      --m. Olive Vivian ABSHIER
      --January 3, 1931
      ----b. May 17, 1915 Randolph Co., AR

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