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Family: Benjamin Drake Wright / Josephine de la Rua (F3862)

m. 23 Feb 1826


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  • Mother | Female
    Benjamin Drake Wright

    Born  23 Jan 1799  Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Apr 1875  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  23 Feb 1826  [1]  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Josephine de la Rua

    Born  1811  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1843  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Juan de la Rua | F3857 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Margaretta Bonifay | F3857 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    + Laura Wright

    Born  Apr 1834  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died     
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    Spouse  Arthur T Yniestra | F3794 
    Married  11 Oct 1849  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Male
    + George Washington Wright

    Born  22 Feb 1839  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Mar 1918  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. Michael's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Margaret Emma Bagley | F3879 
    Married  14 Apr 1860  Covington, St Tammany, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Male
    Henry Thomas Wright

    Born  11 Nov 1842  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  2 Feb 1899  Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. John's Cemetery, Pensacola, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Sources 
    1. [S336416] Transcribed Marriage Records of Escambia County, Florida from 1821 to 1900, (Pensacola, Florida: West Florida Genealogical Society, 2011), 232.
      Misc. notation: "St. Michael Roman Cath. Ch. John de la Rua, father of the bride." Escambia Marriage Book A, p. 21.