Jacksonville Daily Journal, Jacksonville, IL, Thursday, March 24, 1881, Page 2, Column 3
Again we are called upon to pen the death of another Morgan county citizen. James Allen Wright, who had resided in this immediate neighborhood near fifty years, born in Dickson county, Tennessee, in 1814, aged 66 years last July. Mr. Wright went to Sedalia, MO., some two years ago, and was living in the family of J. W. Kennedy until his death occurred, on Tuesday, 15th, inst. His remains were received at this place last Wednesday from Sedalia and conveyed to the Gunn Cemetery for interment. His disease was consumption.
Mrs. J. W. Kennedy and daughter, from Sedalia, Mo., who accompanied the corpse of Mr. Wright last week, is visiting relatives in the village, and will return home on Tuesday.
Submitted by: Sarah Martin Neely