Griffin R Wright

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Griffin R Wright born about 1813 in South Carolina, possibly to Solomon Wright and his wife Annie who may have been a MOORE.  Griffin Wright married Malinda Ballentine Chapman Tucker.  She had been born Jul 1815 in Stokes County, North Carolina to James Tucker and Edith Chapman White.  Griffin and Malinda married probably about 1835 in an unknown place, but by 1836, he is being taxed in District 6 of Lincoln County, Tennessee.
 
Griffin R Wright born about 1813 in South Carolina, possibly to Solomon Wright and his wife Annie who may have been a MOORE.  Griffin Wright married Malinda Ballentine Chapman Tucker.  She had been born Jul 1815 in Stokes County, North Carolina to James Tucker and Edith Chapman White.  Griffin and Malinda married probably about 1835 in an unknown place, but by 1836, he is being taxed in District 6 of Lincoln County, Tennessee.
  
It is not yet clear whether Malinda's parents came to Lincoln County at this time.  They were in Tennessee by the end of 1823, but the first time I can pin them in Lincoln County is the 1850 census. Their sons William and John were married in Lincoln County in 1838 and 1839 so it's likely the whole family is there by then.
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It is not yet clear whether Malinda's parents came to Lincoln County at this time.  An article in the magazine "Lincoln County Pioneers" by Jane Warren Waller Vol. 13, #2, page 49, "Death taken from the Fayetteville Observer Aug. 26, 1875" states : "James Tucker was born in North Carolina, April 27th, 1794 departed this life June 28th, 1863, age 69 years, 3 mons. 1 day." "Mrs. E. C. Tucker was born in the same State, July 10th, 1792, and departed this life August 23rd., 1875, age 83 years and 26 days." " They were married in North Carolina August 14th, 1814, moved to this State in the fall of 1823, professed religion soon after and united themselves with the C.P. Church and lived and died in the faith."
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So per this, they were in Tennessee by the end of 1823, but the first time I can pin them in Lincoln County is from [http://www.azcaseys.com/lookups/lct_mt_hebron/members.htm this website] by Julia Molitz, showing the members of the Mt. Hebron Church at Norris Creek (now Belleville, Lincoln County, Tennessee): "Edith Tucker joined on 3 Jul 1836 joined by "Recommended", dismissed by "Death".
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James and Edith's sons William and John were married in Lincoln County in 1838 and 1839 so it's likely the whole family is there by then.
  
 
Griffin and Malinda had the following children:
 
Griffin and Malinda had the following children:

Revision as of 13:25, 17 April 2008

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