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FIRST GENERATION
1. Joseph WRIGHT was born in 1721.1 He died on September 21, 1793 in Bloody
Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.2 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George
Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 390
Cooper of Ware, 1749; from Hadley about 1779; settled at Bloody Brook,
where he died.
He was married to Jane COOK (daughter of Westwood COOK and Joanna COOK) on
November 15, 1749 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.3,4 Jane COOK was born
on October 11, 1724 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.5,6 She died on May
13, 1790 in Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.7 Joseph WRIGHT and Jane
COOK had the following children:
+2 i. Lucy WRIGHT (born in 1761).
+3 ii. Elisha Chester WRIGHT (born about 1764).
+4 iii. Westwood C. WRIGHT (born on April 20, 1750).
+5 iv. Carmi WRIGHT (born in 1753).
+6 v. Miriam WRIGHT (born about 1756).
+7 vi. Joanna WRIGHT (born about 1758).
+8 vii. Moses WRIGHT (born in 1760).
9 viii. Jonathan WRIGHT was born on February 15, 1762.8 He died on
December 18, 1833.9 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon,
Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 390
Simple
+10 ix. Eleanor WRIGHT (born about 1768).

SECOND GENERATION
2. Lucy WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born in 1761.10 She died on December 21, 1820
in Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.11 History of Deerfield, Volume II,
by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p.
390
Schoolmarm 1771
She was married to Jesse BILLINGS (son of Roger BILLINGS and Susanna WISWELL)
in 1792. Jesse BILLINGS was born on May 8, 1765.12 He Int. Marriage on June
16, 1792 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.13 He died on March 19, 1849
in Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.14 History of Deerfield, Volume II,
by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p.
83
Rev. sol; settled at Bloody Brook. Lucy WRIGHT and Jesse BILLINGS had the
following children:
+11 i. Ira BILLINGS (born on December 20, 1792).
12 ii. Susan BILLINGS was born on November 5, 1794 in Bloody Brook,
Franklin, Massachusetts.15
13 iii. Son BILLINGS was born on December 18, 1796 in Bloody Brook,
Franklin, Massachusetts.16 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George
Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 83
Stillborn
14 iv. Daughter BILLINGS was born on February 2, 1798 in Bloody Brook,
Franklin, Massachusetts.17 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George
Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 83
Stillborn
+15 v. Harriet BILLINGS (born on December 29, 1798).
+16 vi. Fanny BILLINGS (born on March 17, 1801).
17 vii. Jonathan BILLINGS was born on February 15, 1803 in Bloody
Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.18 He died on September 29, 1804 in Bloody
Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.19

3. Elisha Chester WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born about 1764.
He was married to Dorothy (Dolly) ARMS (daughter of Capt. Consider ARMS and
Mercy CATLIN) on January 10, 1792.20,21,22 Dorothy (Dolly) ARMS was born on
October 31, 1772 in Conway, Franklin, Massachusetts.23,24,25

4. Westwood C. WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born on April 20, 1750 in Ware,
Hampshire, Massachusetts.26,27 He died on April 9, 1826 in Adams, Jefferson,
New York.28,29 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon,
Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 391
Rev. sol.; removed to Adams, N.Y., about 1804.
He was married to Sarah BILLINGS (daughter of Stephen BILLINGS and Elizabeth
FENNO) on May 31, 1775.30 Sarah BILLINGS was born on May 28, 1751 in
Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts.31 She died on September 23, 1835.32
Westwood C. WRIGHT and Sarah BILLINGS had the following children:
18 i. Elijah Billings WRIGHT was born in May 1777 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.33 He died on August 28, 1778 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.34
+19 ii. Cynthia WRIGHT (born on June 8, 1779).
+20 iii. Elijah WRIGHT (born on October 31, 1781).
+21 iv. David WRIGHT (born on March 19, 1783).
+22 v. Henry WRIGHT (born on August 4, 1786).
+23 vi. Stephen Billings WRIGHT (born on February 19, 1788).
24 vii. Westwood WRIGHT was born on December 2, 1792 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.35 He died on March 13, 1813 in Adams, Jefferson,
New York.36
+25 viii. Sarah WRIGHT (born on September 29, 1796).

5. Carmi WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born in 1753.37 He died on September 7, 1832
in Adams, Jefferson, New York.38
He was married to Eunice COOLEY (daughter of Azariah COOLEY and Eleanor
WARRINER) on December 7, 1780.39 Eunice COOLEY was born on May 23, 1762.40
Carmi WRIGHT and Eunice COOLEY had the following children:
+26 i. Capt. Chester WRIGHT (born on October 7, 1781).
+27 ii. Eli WRIGHT (born on February 2, 1784).
+28 iii. Lucinda (Lydia) WRIGHT (born on January 24, 1786).
+29 iv. Cotton WRIGHT (born on March 20, 1789).
30 v. Salah WRIGHT was born on December 10, 1790 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.41
+31 vi. Hepzibah WRIGHT (born on January 20, 1793).
+32 vii. Eunice WRIGHT (born on February 8, 1795).
33 viii. Carmi WRIGHT was born on January 19, 1797 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.42 He died in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.43
34 ix. Samuel WRIGHT was born on December 5, 1799 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.44 He died on January 6, 1800 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.45
35 x. Pliny WRIGHT was born on December 2, 1800 in Deerfield, Franklin,
Massachusetts.46 He died about 1865 in Henderson, Macoupin, Illinois.47
+36 xi. Eliza WRIGHT.
37 xii. Emily WRIGHT.
+38 xiii. Mary WRIGHT.
39 xiv. Larned WRIGHT died about 1876 in , , Minnesota.48
40 xv. Lucy WRIGHT died about 1820 in Adams, Jefferson, New York.49

6. Miriam WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born about 1756. She died on December 27,
1819.50
She was married to Eliphas ARMS (son of Thomas ARMS and Lydia ALVORD) on July
15, 1779.51,52 Eliphas ARMS was born on February 22, 1754 in Bloody Brook,
Franklin, Massachusetts.53 He died on July 8, 1826.54 History of Deerfield,
Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA,
1896. p. 38
Bloody Brook; in Conway, 1789-93. Miriam WRIGHT and Eliphas ARMS had the
following children:
+41 i. Harry ARMS (born on August 30, 1787).
+42 ii. Hannah ARMS (born on March 4, 1781).
43 iii. Emilinda (Matilda) ARMS was born about 1783 in Bloody Brook,
Franklin, Massachusetts. She Baptized on June 25, 1783.55 History of
Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co.,
Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 38
Bap. Matilda.
+44 iv. Erastus ARMS (born on July 23, 1785).
+45 v. Dennis ARMS (born on August 4, 1790).
46 vi. Sophia ARMS was born on January 22, 1793 in Conway, Franklin,
Massachusetts.56 She died on April 4, 1862.57 History of Deerfield, Volume
II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896.
p. 38
Died unmarried.
+47 vii. Lewis ARMS (born on August 14, 1796).
48 viii. Miriam ARMS was born on May 14, 1799.58
+49 ix. Josiah ARMS (born on March 15, 1802).

7. Joanna WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born about 1758. History of Deerfield,
Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA,
1896. p. 38
She was received from Hadley church, 1795.
She was married to Seth ARMS (son of Thomas ARMS and Lydia ALVORD) in 1781.
Seth ARMS was born on July 7, 1757 in Bloody Brook, Franklin,
Massachusetts.59 He Int. Marriage on March 10, 1781.60,61 History of the
Town of Bernardston, Franklin County, Massachusetts. 1736 - 1900. by Lucy
Cutler Kellogg. Greenfield, Mass, Press of E. A. Hall & Co., 1902. p. 301
Seth, traces his descent through Thomas, William, to William, who first
appears in this country about the year 1676. Mr. Arms resided in here
(Bernardston) for a time about 1800, later at Bloody Brook, South Deerfield,
Mass. Had eight children.
History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall &
Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 38
Bloody Brook; also lived in Bernardston; the record of this family is quite
uncertain and incomplete. Joanna WRIGHT and Seth ARMS had the following
children:
50 i. Lucretia ARMS was born about 1784.62 She died on March 13,
1856.63 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E.
A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 38
Died unmarried.
+51 ii. Henry ARMS (born about 1786).
+52 iii. Adency ARMS (born about 1787).
53 iv. Patience ARMS Baptized on March 11, 1796.64
54 v. Lucius ARMS Baptized on March 11, 1796.65 He died on January 28,
1820.66
+55 vi. Betsey ARMS.
56 vii. Clarissa ARMS.
57 viii. Infant ARMS was born about 1792 in Conway, Franklin,
Massachusetts. He (or she) died on February 22, 1792 in Conway, Franklin,
Massachusetts.67
58 ix. Leonard ARMS was born in 1796.68 He died on March 7, 1808 in
Bernardston, Franklin, Massachusetts.69

8. Moses WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born in 1760.70 He Int. Marriage on April
20, 1793 in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts.71,72 He died on July 5,
1830 in Adams, Jefferson, New York.73,74 History of Deerfield, Volume II,
by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p.
391
Removed to Adams about 1804.
He was married to Patty FRENCH (daughter of Capt. Thomas FRENCH and Miriam
BILLINGS) in 1793. Patty FRENCH was born on February 3, 1766 in Conway,
Franklin, Massachusetts.75,76 She died on April 15, 1838 in Adams,
Berkshire, Massachusetts.77,78 Moses WRIGHT and Patty FRENCH had the
following children:
59 i. Jane WRIGHT was born on February 25, 1794 in Deerfield, Franklin,
Massachusetts.79 She died on March 4, 1794 in Deerfield, Franklin,
Massachusetts.80
60 ii. Horace WRIGHT was born on January 6, 1795 in Deerfield, Franklin,
Massachusetts.81 He died on August 1, 1822.82
+61 iii. Joseph WRIGHT (born on September 3, 1796).
62 iv. Alvah WRIGHT was born on April 30, 1798 in Deerfield, Franklin,
Massachusetts.83
63 v. Mary WRIGHT was born on April 21, 1800 in Deerfield, Franklin,
Massachusetts.84 She died on May 20, 1829.85
64 vi. Moses Cook WRIGHT was born on August 14, 1802 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.86 He died on December 18, 1803 in Deerfield,
Franklin, Massachusetts.87
+65 vii. Moses Cook WRIGHT (born on April 30, 1804).
66 viii. Calvin WRIGHT was born on April 10, 1806 in Adams, Jefferson,
New York.88
+67 ix. Harriet WRIGHT (born on February 7, 1808).
68 x. Haddassah WRIGHT was born on April 16, 1809 in Adams, Jefferson,
New York.89

10. Eleanor WRIGHT (Joseph-1) was born about 1768. She died on April 8,
1790.90
She was married to Jesse BILLINGS (son of Roger BILLINGS and Susanna WISWELL)
on December 30, 1789.91 Jesse BILLINGS was born on May 8, 1765.92 He Int.
Marriage on June 16, 1792 in Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.93 He died
on March 19, 1849 in Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.94 History of
Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co.,
Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 83
Rev. sol; settled at Bloody Brook. Eleanor WRIGHT and Jesse BILLINGS had
the following children:
+69 i. Eleanor BILLINGS (born on May 15, 1790).

THIRD GENERATION
11. Ira BILLINGS (Lucy WRIGHT-2, Joseph-1) was born on December 20, 1792 in
Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.95 The History of Buckland 1779 - 1935
by Fannie Shaw Kendrick & Lucy Cutler Kellogg. Published by The Town of
Buckland, Buckland, Mass. 1937. p. 667
of South Deerfield, Mass., 1818.
History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall &
Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 83
Wheelwright at Bloody Brook.
He was married to Eunice TRYON (daughter of Timothy TRYON) on October 13,
1818 in , Franklin, Massachusetts.96,97 Eunice TRYON was born about 1797.98
She died on April 23, 1864 in Buckland, Franklin Massachusetts.99,100 Ira
BILLINGS and Eunice TRYON had the following children:
+70 i. Roxana Wright BILLINGS (born on July 24, 1819).
+71 ii. Eliza Ophelia BILLINGS (born on February 28, 1821).
+72 iii. George F. BILLINGS (born on January 4, 1823).
+73 iv. Edwin Tryon BILLINGS (born on November 20, 1824).
+74 v. Ira Austin BILLINGS (born on October 29, 1826).
+75 vi. Harriet C. BILLINGS (born on August 1, 1828).
+76 vii. Jesse Edward BILLINGS (born on January 9, 1831).
77 viii. Benjamin F. BILLINGS was born on February 10, 1834 in Bloody
Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.101
+78 ix. Laura J. BILLINGS (born on September 6, 1836).
+79 x. Eunice BILLINGS (born on August 10, 1838).

15. Harriet BILLINGS (Lucy WRIGHT-2, Joseph-1) was born on December 29, 1798
in Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.102
She was married to Bela Hopkins TRYON (son of Capt. William TRYON and Hannah
HOPKINS) after 1820.103,104 Bela Hopkins TRYON was born on May 19, 1798 in
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.105,106 History of Deerfield, Volume II,
by George Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p.
83
Removed to Hebron, Illinois

16. Fanny BILLINGS (Lucy WRIGHT-2, Joseph-1) was born on March 17, 1801 in
Bloody Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.107
She was married to Joseph KELLOGG.108

19. Cynthia WRIGHT (Westwood C.-2, Joseph-1) was born on June 8, 1779 in
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.109
She was married to Rufus NIMS (son of Elisha NIMS and Tama (Zamer) BARDWELL)
on January 18, 1804.110 Rufus NIMS was born on October 4, 1781 in Bloody
Brook, Franklin, Massachusetts.111 History of Deerfield, by George Sheldon,
Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 254.
Settled in Adams, N.Y. Cynthia WRIGHT and Rufus NIMS had the following
children:
+80 i. Emily NIMS.
She was married to Ebenezer BLACKSTONE.112

20. Elijah WRIGHT (Westwood C.-2, Joseph-1) was born on October 31, 1781 in
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.113 He died on November 15, 1866 in
Adams, Jefferson, New York.114 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George
Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 391
Settled in Adams, N.Y.
He was married to Elizabeth DOXTATER on February 20, 1809.115 Elizabeth
DOXTATER was born in 1789.116 She died in October 1867.117 Elijah WRIGHT
and Elizabeth DOXTATER had the following children:
+81 i. Lyman WRIGHT (born on January 18, 1810).
82 ii. Harvey Doxtater WRIGHT was born on January 12, 1812.118 He died
on June 12, 1833.119 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George Sheldon,
Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 391
Died without issue
+83 iii. Silvia Cook WRIGHT (born on November 25, 1814).
+84 iv. Elizabeth Doxtater WRIGHT (born on November 14, 1816).
+85 v. Sarah Ann WRIGHT (born on September 16, 1820).

21. David WRIGHT (Westwood C.-2, Joseph-1) was born on March 19, 1783 in
Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts.120 He died on May 31, 1861 in Watertown,
Jefferson, New York.121,122 History of Deerfield, Volume II, by George
Sheldon, Published by E. A. Hall & Co., Greenfield, MA, 1896. p. 391


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