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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Laura Willie Wright

Female 1906 - 1929  (23 years)


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  • Name Laura Willie Wright  [1
    Born 16 Jan 1906  Lauderdale County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1920  Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 Dec 1929  Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Crary Cemetery, Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1921  Dickinson
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2018 

    Father Will Wright,   b. Mar 1876, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mammie Catlett,   b. 18 Aug 1878, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1949, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1896  [3
    Family ID F1086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elisha Edward Gay,   b. 9 May 1903, Escambia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1961, Escambia County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1923  Flomaton, Escambia, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. James Earl Gay,   b. 1 Mar 1926, Evergreen, Conecuh, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 2007  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     2. Willie Edward Gay,   b. 20 Dec 1929, Evergreen, Conecuh, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1996, Molino, Escambia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F7090  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S013317] 1920 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.T625, 2,076 rolls. Bluff Springs, Escambia, Florida, ED , roll , page , image 881.

    2. [S336394] Alabama, Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Ancestry.com, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Name: Laura Wright Gay
      [Laura Wright Wright]
      Birth Date: 17 Jan 1907 (cf. headstone)
      Birth Place: Miss
      Death Date: 29 Dec 1929
      Death Place: Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama
      Burial Date: 30 Dec 1929
      Death Age: 22
      Race: White
      Marital Status: Married
      Gender: Female
      Street address: Rt 3
      Residence: Gadsden, Alabama
      Father Name: W E Wright
      Father Birth Place: Alabama
      Mother Name: Mammie Jones
      Mother Birth Place: Miss
      Spouse Name: E E Gay
      FHL Film Number: 1908472

    3. [S013029] 1900 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), Census Place: Meridian, Lauderdale, Mississippi; Roll: T623_814 Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 13.

    4. [S182] Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1957 [database on-line] (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2014); Original data: Alabama, Marriages, 1816-1957, (Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013), FHL Film Number 1289650.