The Family of Joel Martin & Susannah Wright

                                                          Part II 

6.         Elizabeth Wright, born 07 March 1819, Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia, died 22 January 1886, Letcher County, Kentucky, married first 03 May 

           1832, Perry

            County, Kentucky, Richard Hall was born in Scott County, Virginia.  He died August 30 1855 on Shelby Creek, Pike County, Kentucky. Richard and

            Elizabeth Wright Hall had  children:

                        A.         Samuel Q. Hall, born 1837, Perry County, Kentucky, died 1914, married December 11, 1856, Angeline Baker, born 1841,

                                     died 1876,  daughter  of Henry Baker and Mary C. Privett. Samuel Q. Hall married second to  Louisa 'Liza Wright, about 1879.

                                     He married third to Polly  Bentley.

                        B.         Richard Hall, born 1839, Perry County, Kentucky, married 17 August 1867, Polly "Elender" Bryant.


            Elizabeth Wright, married second 07 September 1842,  Letcher County, Kentucky, Henry Quillen, born 1823, Kentucky, died 23 December 1855,  

            Letcher County, Kentucky, son of  Teaque Quillen V, (1772) and Mary Polly Jane Sanders (1803). They had children:

                        C.         Andrew Drewy Quillen, born 1842, Letcher County, Kentucky, died  20 Aug 1918, Letcher County, Kentucky, married Susan "Sukey"

                                    Burke  Adams; married Luvina Founts; married Nancy Adams: married Betsy  Colett.         

                        D.         Malon Marion Quillen, born 1844, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. Mary Jane Hall, b. 1846.      

                        E.         Elizabeth Quillen, born 1846, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. Lewis L. Hall, b. 06 May 1851, Rockhouse, Letcher County, Kentucky, d.

                                     29 Mar 1919,Henlawson, Mill Creek, Logan County, West Virginia.

                        F.         James Quillen, born 1848, Letcher County, Kentucky, m. Malissa Listy Hall, b. 1849.   

                        G.        Catherine Quillen, born 1850, Letcher County, Kentucky.

                        H.         Nancy Quillen, born July 27, 1853, Letcher County, Kentucky. m. Thomas Meade.

                        I.          Henry Quillen, born 1856, Letcher County, Kentucky.

            Elizabeth Wright died ca. 1860.


7.         Susan Wright, born 15 October 1819, Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia, and died 13  January 1915, Rockhouse, Deane, Letcher County,

             Kentucky.  She never married.  Early census showed Susan as born in 1826.



                       Susan Wright

              Susan Wright, had one child by Andrew Steele:

                                    A.         Andrew Wright, 18 January 1853, McRoberts, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 13 January 1886, McRoberts, Letcher

                                    County, Kentucky, married 27 April 1873, Letcher County, Kentucky, Mary Jane Collier, born 29 April   1855, Letcher   

                                    County, Kentucky, 17 March 1939, died Logan County, West, Virginia.


            Susan Wright also had children:

                         B.         Letitia Wright, born 15 December 1843, Deane, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 15 November 1924, Rockhouse, Dean,

                                    Letcher County, Kentucky, married 12 October 1873, Letcher County, Kentucky, James Madison Meade, born 15 July 1843, Floyd

                                    County, Kentucky,   died 06 January 1925, Letcher County, Kentucky, son of Thomas Krontis Meade  (1803) and Mary Polly Hall



                                                          Letitia Wright

                        C.         Anna Wright, born December 1849, died 1910, married 08 March 1881, Letcher County, Kentucky, Lewis Hall, born 10 April 1853,

                                     son of  Allen Hall (1829) and Hannah Yonts (1830).

8.         Nancy Ann "Amy" Wright, born May 1821, Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia, died 11January 1904, (tombstone date) Speight, Pike County,

            Kentucky, married  18 June 1840, Pike County, Kentucky, Frederick Nelson "Fightin' Fred" Fleming, born about 1821, Floyd County,  Kentucky,

            died Letcher County, Kentucky,  son of Robert Jefferson Fleming  (1773)   and Elizabeth Stambaugh (1785).  Frederick Nelson "Fightin' Fred" and

            Nancy Ann "Amy" Wright  Fleming had children:


            Gravestone of Nancy Wright

              A.         Elizabeth Betty Fleming, born January 1841, Boone Creek, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 1926, married Nathaniel 'Thaney' Houston,

                         born 1848, son of  Hannah Houston (1830). Nathaniel and Elizabeth Betty Fleming Houston had children:


                        Elizabeth Houston                  Nathaniel Houston 


                        1.         Hannah Houston, born 29 December 1863, Kentucky, died 29 September 1960, Haymond, Letcher County, Kentucky, married

                                     Alexander Wright,  born15 April 1857, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 21 September 1920, son  of  Samuel W Wright

                                     (1822) and Elizabeth Betsy Adams (1822).                                   


                            Hannah Houston                    

                         2.     Louvina Melvina Houston, born 05 June 1877, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 31 October 1973, Letcher County, Kentucky,

                                    married 14 October 1897, Letcher County, Kentucky, Rhodes Meade, born 01 September 1875, died 04 October 1947,  Letcher

                                   County, Kentucky, son of James Madison Meade (1843) and Letitia Wright (1843).

                        3.         Alden Olvin Houston, born  11 June1880, Letcher County, Kentucky, 30  November 1919, Hemphill, Letcher County, Kentucky,

                                   married Susan  Wright, born 01 October 1877, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 21 August1978, Letcher County, Kentucky, daughter of

                                   William Jesse "Droll" Wright    (1853) and Mary E. Polly Ann Brummit.  


                                   Alden Olvin and Susan Wright Houston

                        4.         Denton Houston, born 05 November 1882, Letcher County, Kentucky, 28  August 1959, Letcher County, Kentucky, married 1. Eliza

                                     Jane Wright, 13 February 1902, d/o William Jesse "Droll" Wright; m.2. Mattie Matilda Wright, born 04 October 1892, daughter of

                                     John Phillip "Little John" Johnny Wright (1873) and Mary Chaney Reynolds, born 21 Mar 1876, Letcher County, Kentucky, 14 March

                                     1933, Letcher County, Kentucky, daughte of William Henry Reynolds and Francis Matilda Baker.  

                        5.         Mary Houston, born 1868, married Samuel Bentley. 


                                     Mary Houston

                        6.       Annie Houston, born June 1873, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 31 October 1907, Letcher County, Kentucky, married Joshua Mullins,

                                 born 12 January 1869, Pound,  Wise County, Virginia, died 11 May  1946 Millstone, Letcher County,  Kentucky, son of James "Jim"

                                 Mullins and  Rebecca  Hayes.


                           Joshua Mullins

            B.         Susannah Fleming, born About 1843, died 1920, Pike County, Kentucky, married 11 August 1868, Thomas "Tom" Stewart, born 1845, son

                         of Abraham Stewart and Easter Ramey.

            C.         Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Fleming, born 21 February 1846, Letcher County,  Kentucky,  died 27 September 1918,  Letcher County, Kentucky,

                         married15  December 1868,  Richard Reuben "Dick" Hall, born 1845, Letcher County,  Kentucky, died 1895, Pike County, Kentucky, son of

                         Reuben Hall (1814) and Mahala Bentley (1819).

            D.         Lavina / Louvina M. Fleming, born 11 April 1848, died 16 October 1907 Speight, Letcher County, Kentucky, married 21 November 1875,

                      William Payne "Doc"  Johnson, born 08 May 1850, son of Bailey Johnson (1821) and Rebecca Johnson (1823).


                          Lavina Fleming       William Payne Johnson         Lavina Fleming & William Payne Johnson Gravestone 

             E.         Jane Perlina "Sarah" Fleming, born 1849.

            F.         Loveda "Eda" Fleming, born May 1852, died 1910, married 10 January 1879, William Finley Bentley.

            G.        William Fleming, born 09 September 1855, Letcher County, Kentucky.

            H.         John Jefferson Fleming, born 11 December 1855, Pike County, Kentucky, married Mary Francis Johnson, born 10 March 1862, daughter of

                         William Varner Johnson (1813) and Matilda Mullins (1813).

            I.          Solomon 'Black Sol' Fleming, born 10 March 1861, Pike County, Kentucky, died 05     July 1925, Potters Fork, Letcher County, Kentucky,

                         married Easter  Branham, born  20 May 1864, died 15 May 1939, daughter of John Branham and Polly Belcher.

            J.         Clarinda Fleming, born 10 March 1861. died 05 January 1926, Pike County, Kentucky, married 08 October 1883, Thomas Bartley.


                         Clarinda Fleming Family

            K.         Elijah A. Fleming, born February 1865, married 03 June 1888, Martha J. Hall. 

9.         Samuel W. Wright, born 22 June 1822, Lebanon, Russell County, Virginia, died 01 October 1906, married first Elizabeth Betsy Adams, born 1822,

             died after 1900, the  daughter of William Adams (1791) and Christina Crase (1800).   


            Samuel W. Wright 

            Samuel W. and Elizabeth Betsy Adams Wright had children:

            A.         Joel Wright, born about 1843, died 1880, Pike County, Kentucky, married  Margaret Elmira Greer.

            B.         Charity Charlotte Chat Wright, born October 1846, Kentucky, died after 1920,  married Booker Mullins, born 1848, Virginia, son of James S.

                         Mullins (1820) and  Mary Polly Newsome (1824).

            C.         Andrew J. "Black Andy" Wright, born 14 November 1847, Letcher County,  Kentucky, died 28 Jan 1919, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky,

                        married  Nancy Bates, born 28 October 1848, Millstone, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 10 September 1927, Beefhide, Letcher County,

                         Kentucky, daughter of James Bates (1823) and Elizabeth 'Bessie' Adams.

            D.         Samuel Wright, born 08 May 1850, died 06 Feb 1928, married Mary Elizabeth  Vanover, born 08 March 1842, Letcher County, Kentucky,

                         died 19 July 1916,  daughter of John Vanover.

            E.         William Wright, born 16 September 1852, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky,  died 07 April 1918, Myra, Pike County, Kentucky, married 1.

                         Arta Potter 16 March 1871, m. Elizabeth 'Blackhawk' Wright, daughter of John Wright (1813) and Mary  Ann Bentley (1818).   He also was

                         said to have married a  Cindy  Johnson.

            F.         Elizabeth Wright, born 10 May 1858, married Benjamin F. Johnson, born 1854, son of William Varner Johnson (1813) and Matilda Mullins


            G.        Alexander Wright, born 15 April 1857, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, died  21 September 1920, Rockhouse, Letcher County, Kentucky,

                        married Mary  Matilda  Collier, born 18 March 1863, daughter of Samuel P Collier and Martha Ann Roark.  He m. Hannah Houston 23 May


           H.         King Solomon Wright, born 12 August 1860, Beefhide, Pike County, Kentucky, died 20 Jan 1931, married Eliza Jane Addington, born 01

                        January 1865,died   25 July 1954, daughter of William Addington and Nancy Kilgore.

            I.          James "Chigger" "Jim" Wright, December 1862, Beefhide, Pike County, Kentucky, married Louisa Long,  m/2 Melvina Mullins 05 March

                         1884, m/3 Elizabeth Quillen 07 April 1903 Samuel W. Wright (1822) m./2. Margaret S. Addington, 15 Aug 1872, d/o William Addington &

                         Nancy Kilgore.  Samuel & Margaret had children:

            J.         Susan Wright, born July 1873, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 23  November 1956, Letcher County, Kentucky; married Joel

                     Wright.  She  also   married Lee Henson on 18 Mar 1915 and she had children by Dr. Lawrence Hadden.                       

            K.         Martha Wright. born 06 December 1875, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, died  19 August 1959, Letcher County, Kentucky; married 13

                         November 1895,  Andrew Jackson Brown, born 22 September 1875, died 23 Apr 1914,  s/o Benjamin &  Harriett Brown.

            L.         Mary Magdalene Wright, born 19 January 1877, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 03 May 1952, Beefhide, Letcher County,

                         Kentucky, married John  Wesley White, born 25 April 1875, died 05 December 1961, s/o Macager Micajah  "Cager" White & Freelove


            M.        Isaac Zeigler Wright, born 02 April 1877, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky,  died 12 February 1951, Letcher County, Kentucky, married

                         Victoria Birdie

            N.         Elijah "Lige" Wright, born 25 April 1880, died 17 January 1971, Letcher County, Kentucky, married Mary Jane Mullins, m/2 Luticia "Tishie"

                         Quillen 28 May 1914.

            O.        Ellen Wright, born about 1882, died 1895.  

            P.         Lorenzo Dowell 'Dow" Wright, born 06 March 1885, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 16 March 1860 Beefhide, Letcher County,

                         Kentucky, married  Louisa or Eliza Jane White, born 24 April 1885, died 15 February 1954.

            Q.        Hortence Wright, born 19 December 1885, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky,  died in a nursing home at Pikeville, Pike County, Kentucky

                         married William Columbus "Lum" White, born 19 December 1877, died 11 January 1976, s/o Macager Micajah "Cager" White & Freelove


            R.         Benjamin Wright, born Nov 1890, Beefhide, Letcher County, Kentucky, married Eliza Ann Henderson.

10.       Andrew Jackson Wright, born 1827, McRoberts, Perry County, Kentucky, died 01 December 1878, Boone, Letcher County, Kentucky, married

             Harriett Adams, born  1830, Perry County, Kentucky, died 1900, daughter of Benjamin Adams (1794) and Nancy Holbrook (1799).     


                 Andrew Jackson Wright        Andrew Jackson Wright


            Children of Andrew Jackson and Harriett Adams Wright:

            A.         William 'Blackhawk' Wright, born 1848, m. Maleena Bryant.

            B.         Freelove Wright, b. January 19, 1849, married Macager M. White.


                                 Freelove Wright


            C.         Harriet Elizabeth Wright, b. 1851, m. Benjamin Brown.


            D.         George Washington Wright, born March 21, 1853, m. Harriett Addington.


            E.         Lucinda 'Sidney' Wright, born 15 January 1857, m. John Anderson.



            F.         Clerice Wright, born 1858,  died 15 December 1936, married Martin Adams.


            G.        Jemima Wright, born 28 June 1855 . 


            H.         Samuel Dee Wright, born December 1859, married Manerva Bentley.


            I.          Isaac Wright, born July 12, 1862, married Elizabeth Mullins.


            J.         Elijah "Bad Lige" Wright, born 1863, married 1. Eliza Thacker, 06 April 1883;  married 2 .Thursa  Bartley 7 Aug 1897


            K.         Mary Wright, born 13 Apr 1865, married William S "Stonewall" Jackson "Jack"   Wright.     


            L.         Andrew Monroe Wright, born 1870, married Eunice Hawkins.


            M.        Booker Wright, born July 16, 1871, m./1.  Cordelia Wright 24 May 1897,  m./2. Ellen Stewart, m./3. Exer Sowards, m./4. Rebecca Johnson, m/.5.

                         Elsie  Calmo.


            N.         Nancy 'Monk' Wright, born 1878, married George B. Mullins.


  11.       George Wright, born 19 March 1829, McRoberts, Perry County, Kentucky, died 06 December 1890, John Moore Branch, Pike County, Kentucky,

               married Mary   "Pop" Potter, born April 1836, Kentucky, died after 1910, daughter of Isaac Potter (1801) and Mary Polly  Houston (1809).  

             Children of George and Mary  "Pop"  Potter Wright.

            A.         Manerva Wright, born 31 December 1855, married Wilson Bryant, born 1850.

            B.         Dorothy Nancy Wright, born 1858

            C.         William Wright, born 1858, m. Catherine Elkins.

            D.         Mahala Wright, born 08 October 1861, Letcher County, Kentucky. married General Lamuel Rose. born 1861

            E.         Isaac Wright, born, 12 March 1865, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 06 July 1927, married Susan Rose.

            F.         Samuel G. Wright, born 12 March 1867, Potters Fork, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 19 April 1943, Letcher County, Kentucky, Married

                         Matilda  Newsome, born 12  April 1869, died 15 January 1954.

            G.        Mary Wright, born February 1868, Pike County, Kentucky, died 19 August 1926, Letcher County, Kentucky, married Alexander Bentley, born


            H.         John F. Wright, born 04 March 1872, Pike County, Kentucky, married m/1 Phoebe Powers, m/2 Cora Killen, m/3 Pina Brumettt.

            I.          Morgan Wright, born 1872,  died 1874.

            I.          Morgan Wright, born, 01 May 1872, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 15 January 1876.

            J.         George William Wright, born 19 August 1876, Letcher County, Kentucky, died 1956 , Wise County, Virginia.

            K.         Joel Martin Wright, born 01 May 1885, married Mary A. Killen.                         

12.       William Wright, born about 1834, died 14 January 1886, Letcher County, Kentucky,  married 25 January 1855, McRoberts, Letcher County, Kentucky,   Nancy Hughes, born 1837, Perry County, Kentucky.  No issue. 


Revised July 2011

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