MAURY COUNTY NATIVES AND
FORMER RESIDENTS INTERRED ELSEWHERE.
WRIGHT, James Lewis "Jim" Wright was born 25 Oct 1876 in Maury County to Perin Wright Jr. and Martha E. Reed. He married Cora Dean Kennedy about 1897. Jim died 4 Jun 1958 in Atoka County, Oklahoma. Cora Dean Kennedy was born 14 Nov 1880 in Maury County to Andrew Knox Polk Kennedy and Easter Louella Henderson. She married James Lewis "Jim" Wright about 1897. She died 15 Jan 1970 in Atoka County, Oklahoma. Jim and Cora were the parents of eight children: Artie Mae Wright, Lorena Belle Wright Cecil, Anna Pearl Wright Grammer, Leroy "Boss" Wright, Wessie L. "Tootsie" Wright Owens, Marie A. Wright Bruton, Mollie M. Wright Franklin, and James Lewis Wright Jr. Photos on the Wright family tombstones by granddaughter of Jim and Cora, Charlotte Cecil Peebles. Information by Rick Gray. 10-14-2004.