Alfred T. Wright


ALFRED T. WRIGHT, an energetic young farmer of Island Creek township, was born in Cross Creek township, Jefferson county, October 14, 1850. His parents, Richard and Elizabaeth Wright, are both natives of Jefferson county, and esteemed citizens. The father was born in Cross Creek township about 1824 and has devoted his life to farming, a calling in which he has prospered. His marriage to Elizabeth Cunningham occurred about 1847 and of the seven children born to this union, six survive. Alfred T. Wright was reared and educated in Cross Creek township and there began farming at which he is still engaged. In 1884 he removed to Island Creek township and occupied the farm he now owns. A few months previous, November 6, 1883, he was married to Sarah A., daughter of James Jones, now deceased, formerly a resident of this county. Mr. Wright and wife are consistent church members. In politics, he always given his support to the republican party.

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