Wright Roots --- Bates Branches 

 Eastern Kentucky Research

Nancy Wright Bays   &   Patty May Brashear   



The Genealogy



The Territory


    Traveling John's Mountains          Mattie Humphrey Wright     



The Characters

The Four Men Of The Cumberland


    Devil John Wright      Talton Hall      Doc Taylor      Clabe Jones 



Lawmen and Outlaws


William S. Wright  Dolph Draughn  Ira Mullins  Henan & Calvin Fleming



The Situation Of The Area


        Related Events    And Other Tales    The Subsequent Chase


The Aftermath

   As The Storms Abated........      


 Acknowledgements To Our Writers   



  Nancy Wright Bays                Patty May Brashear


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