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Name Wright, George Fredrick
Born Nov. 23, 1807
Birthplace New York
Father George Wright
Mother Electa Whitney Wright
Notes George F. Wright, son of George and Electa Whitney Wright, was born November 23, 1807 in New York. Little is known about his early years, except that he began moving West as a young man. Stopping for a time in Cleveland, OH, George F. Wright settled for several years in Fort Wayne, IN. There he met and married Laura Louis Parsons on April 28, 1839; the couple had four daughters. In 1842 he and his family moved to Oshkosh, reuniting with his father and other relatives who had moved there. He worked as a fur trader, traveling widely over Wisconsin, and became quite wealthy. He died January 6, 1869 in Oshkosh.
Spouse Laura Louis Parsons

Associated Records

Image of George F. Wright - P2000.20.34

George F. Wright - P2000.20.34

6th plate ambrotype in full leatherette case, oval brass mat, floral brass preserver, and red velvet lining. Image of George F. Wright.

Image of George F. Wright - P2000.20.89

George F. Wright - P2000.20.89

Gelatin print copy of an earlier carte de visite of George F. Wright.

Image of Phillip Van Renselaer, George F., and William Wallace Wright - P2000.20.91

Phillip Van Renselaer, George F., and William Wallace Wright - P2000.20.91

Gelatin print copy of an earlier ambrotype or tintype of Phillip, George and William Wright.

Image of Phillip Van Renselaer, George F., and William Wallace Wright - P2000.20.92

Phillip Van Renselaer, George F., and William Wallace Wright - P2000.20.92

Gelatin print copy of an earlier ambrotype or tintype of Phillip, George and William Wright.

Image of George F. Wright - P2000.20.4

George F. Wright - P2000.20.4

Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount of George F. Wright.

Image of George F. Wright - P2000.20.5

George F. Wright - P2000.20.5

Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount of George F. Wright.

Image of George F. Wright Log House - P2000.20.7

George F. Wright Log House - P2000.20.7

Albumen print on Carte de Visite mount of George F. Wright's log home.

Image of George F. Wright House - P2000.20.96

George F. Wright House - P2000.20.96

Gelatin copy print of the George F. Wright House.

Image of Wright-Titus House - P2000.20.97

Wright-Titus House - P2000.20.97

Gelatin print on cardstock of the Wright-Titus House.

Image of Wright-Titus House - P2000.20.98

Wright-Titus House - P2000.20.98

Gelatin print on cardstock of the Wright-Titus House.

Image of George F. Wright Log House - P2000.20.115

George F. Wright Log House - P2000.20.115

Albumen print on cabinet card mount of George F. Wright's log home.

Image of George F. Wright Log House - P2000.20.116

George F. Wright Log House - P2000.20.116

Gelatin print of George F. Wright's log home.