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We are researching Thomas Wright, who, in 1699 and 1705, transferred land to daughter Ann Scott and son-in-law Henry Scott. Other deeds suggest that, in addition to daughter Ann, Thomas Wright had sons Benjamin Wright and Jonathan Wright and daughter Susanna Bullock, married to John Bullock, at the time of his death.

Thomas Wright was born in 1630 in Yo[rkshire?]. He married Ann. [1]

1630 Thomas, son to Robert Wright of Howden, was baptized on September 26 at Howden parish, Yorkshire, Engand. [2] [3] [4] [5]

1650 Thomas Wright witnessed the will of Robert Wright, of Howden, Yorkshire. [6] [7]

1651 Father Robert Wright was buried on August 23 in North & South Cowton, Yorkshire (North Riding), England. [8]

1662 Alice Wright and Joshua Wright were witnesses at the marriage of William Goforth of Knedlington and Ann Skipworth on the 11th of the 7th mo: 1662. Thomas Wright and Joshua Wright were witnesses at the marriage of Christopher Graves of Knedlington and Margaret Goodlad on the 9th of the 8th mo: 1662. The marriages took place at the Howden meeting. Knedlington is a small town about a kilometer west of Howden. [9]

1666 Thomas Wright and Joshua Wright were witnesses at the marriage of David Nutbrown of Howden and Mary Dales on the 16th of the 7th mo: 1666. [10]

c 1677 Thomas Wright was among the last of the signers of the Concessions and Agreements (concerning governance of New Jersey). [11] Most signatures were reportedly made in England, but some later signatures may have been made in New Jersey, after the document was brought to New Jersey.

1677 Memorandum of deed, dated May 10: Thomas Hutchenson, Thomas Peirson, Joseph Helmsley, George Hutcheson and Mahlon Stacy to Thomas Wright, for ¼ of their ten shares (see deed of 1691-2 Feb. 20)[12] [13].

1677 Thomas Wright emigrated on the "Flie-boat Martha" of Hull, England, Thomas Wharcup, Master, of Bridlington Key, East Riding of Yorkshire, which arrived at New Castle on the Delaware 6 October 1677 and was given clearance papers to pass up the river. [14] [15] [16] [17] [18] [19]

1677 An obligatory bill, dated last of December, Anno 1677, wherein Henry Bowman then of Gravesend, in Long Island is bound in thirty two pounds sterling, of old England, to Thomas Wright then of Burlington, in West Jersey. [20]

1678 Thomas Wright, and several other early settlers of Burlington, signed a petition, dated December 5, supporting Henry Jacobs, who had helped them purchase the land from the Indians when they first settled at Burlington Island (Matiniconck), against Robert Stacy, who got a lease for the Island from Governor Andros. [21]

1678 Thomas Wright took up a large tract of land extending from near Burlington, having purchased "1/4 of the first 10 shares" in West Jersey lands. The land extended from the Recklesstown-Peppler's Mill Road to Arneytown and from Ellisdale to Jacobstown. [22] [23]

1679 Peter Yegou [Pierre Jegou] brought suit against Thomas Wright and Godfrey Hancock claiming "that with the arrival of these new comers called Quakers out of England, these defendants, Thomas Wright and Godfrey Hancock, have violently entered upon your plaintiff's said land and there have by force planted corn, cut timber for houses, mowed hay and made fences.". The court judged that Yegou owned the land. [24] [25] [26]

1680 Thomas, Samuel, and Joshua Wright were inhabitants of the court at Burlington. Thomas and Samuel were jurors. [27]

1680 Thomas Wright was named as a juror, on June 14, in the court records of Burlington County, New Jersey. Joshua Wright was named constable and Samuel Wright was named as another juror. All were named as freeholders and inhabitants within the County of Burlington. [28] [29]

1680 Thomas Wright sold 100 acres of land in Mansfield Twp near Mattacopenny Creek and Assiscunk Creek to John Pancoast. On 28 Oct 1680, Thomas Wright sold to John Pancoast for £7, Island of Burlington. Wit: John Cripps. William Emley, William Biddle Thomas Budd & Thomas Revel 19 Dec 1682. [30]

1681 In February, "That Thomas Wright shall keep his settlement containing 400 acres, and that the Commissioners for Yorkshire side, shall allow to the town bounds, three hundred acres, to be taken up adjoining to the town bounds on Lazey Point, in leiu thereof." [31]

1681 Thomas Hutchinson, Thomas Benson, Joseph Holmsley, George Hutchinson & Mahlon Stacy sold land to Thomas Wright, on May 10, for £47.5. Witnessed by Daniel Leeds, Nathaniel Sykes, & Thomas Revel. [32]

1681 Thomas Wright brought action against Thomas Cripps for trespass in the Burlington County court. Thomas Cripps then brought action against Thomas Wright. [33]

1682 Thomas Wright and Joshua Wright served in the Second West Jersey Assembly, under Jennings, on May 2 to 6 and on September 26 to 28. [34]

1682 At the men's meeting at Burlington at the house of Christopher Taylor, "Samuel Jennings, Tho Budd, Robert Stacy, Joh Skeen are desired to speak with Frances Berwick of ye young maid that lives with Thomas Wright and make a report of ye proceedings to this meeting," on 6 of month 9 [November]. [35]

1682 Thomas Wright brought action against Jonathan Eldridge in the Burlington Court, on September 26. The action was withdrawn. [36]

1682 Thomas Wright conveyed a house and lot in Burlington to Robert Hopper containing three acres, part of Thomas' fourth in the first ten shares of the New Jersey Province. [37]

1682 Thomas Wright received payment in the form of livestock from the estate of Henry Bowman of Gravesend, Long Island for a debt incurred in 1677 for £32 sterling to Thomas Wright of Burlington, West Jersey. The livestock was delivered to broad street market place of Burlington before the 6 of June. [38] The case was considered by the Burlington Court on 26 September [39] and 7 November, 1682 [40].

1682 Thomas Wright, plaintiff, brought action against Henry Bowman, defendant, at the Burlington Court, on December 19. "Action Case goes by default." [41]

1682 Thomas Wright plaintiff brought action against William Duncks defendant at the Burlington Court, on December 19. Jury finds for the plaintiff. The defendants daughter was mentioned, "that she might go her way home if she please" and that the girl "used to wear little more than the old shift or bratt". [42]

1683 Thomas Wright and Joshua Wright and others were members of the General Assembly of West New Jersey, representing the first Tenth, on 2 to 15 of month 3 [May]. [43]

1683 Thomas Wright and Walter Reeves brought action against each other in the Burlington Court. The action was withdrawn. [44]

1683 The legislature of the province made restitution to Thomas Wright on account of the difficulty with Peter Yegou (in 1679) and gave him 100 acres of land in another place. [45] "And whereas Thomas Wright, wants one hundred acres of land, for the making up his proportion for his first settlement ... the said Thomas Wright shall or may take up one hundred acres of land ..." [46]

1683 A survey was returned, on October 15, to Thomas Wright for 500 acres of land "along Assiscunck Creek, adjoining the [Burlington] town boundary, William Brightwen, John Long, Thomas Budd, and Samuel Oldale". [47]

1684 Thomas Wright was on the assessment list for Burlington County, New Jersey as owning 500 acres. The assessors "chosen from ye falls to Crosswicks Creek" were Joshua Wright and William Emley. [48] [49] [50]

1685 Thomas Wright received in the 1st month of the year, a return of survey by Daniel Leeds for 500 acres along the line of the Indian purchase on the north side of Crosswicks Creek. Another description reports 500 acres in Chesterfield Township on the road leading from the village of Chesterfield (formerly Recklesstown) to Jacobstown. (Are these the same transaction, or two transactions?)[51]

1686 "The Court of Session at Burlington held the 20th of 12th Mo. 85 and by adjournment continued to the 22 of the same. ... Charles Millard and Anne the reputed wife of Thomas Wright Indicted for the King on complaint of Francis Davenport [Anne appeares not]." on February 20, 1685/86. [52]

1687 Thomas Wright, yeoman, of Crosswick, West New Jersey, sold, on April 20, one acre on Assiscuk Creek for a mill, for £3. The sale was to Godfrey Hancock, yeoman, of Sheetley, near Burlington, West New Jersey, Thomes Revell. yeomen, of Boythorp, West New Jersey & John Heesom, carpenter, of Burlington, West New Jersey. The tract was part of a 500 acre tract owned by Thomas Wright. Signed Thomas Wright. Witnessed by: Samuel Wright & Godfrey Hancock Jr. [53] [54]

1688 Thomas Wright brought action against Eleazor Fenton in the Burlington Court, on 12 of month 3 [May]. [55]

1688 Thomas Wright attested at a Grand Inquest at the Burlington Court on November 6. [56]

1688 Thomas Wright plaintiff brought action of trespass against Eleazor Fenton at the Burlington Court, on November 7. Plaintiff awarded 5s for timber taken. [57]

1688 Thomas Wright merchant of West New Jersey sold to Peter Harvey, husbandman, of same, 50 acres, on December 10, for £6. Signed Thomas Wright. Wit: Mary (X) Thompson & Daniel Leads. [58]

1690 Thomas Wright was found guilty, by the Burlington Court, of stealing and selling a horse belonging to Daniell Wills. Many towns people testified about markings on horses and the owners of the horses. [59]

1690 Thomas Wright, yeoman, of Chesterfield, West New Jersey, sold 207 acres, on March 26, to Richard Harrison, husbandman, of Crosswick Creek, New Jersey, for £24. Signed Thomas Wright. Wit: Joshua Wright, Mary (X) Hughs & William Emley. [60]

1691 Thomas Wright and Edmond Stuart inventoried the estate of Gilbert Morrell of Steatley, Burlington County. [61]

1691 Thomas Wright yeoman, of Burlington County, West New Jersey sold a lot in Burlington, to John Bainbridge, of Burlington, West New Jersey, on February 25, for £3. Signed Thomas Wright. Wit: Abraham Senior, Nathaniel Cripps & Thomas Revell. [62]

1692 Thomas Wright of Burlington County, yeoman, gave a deed, dated February 20, 1691-92, to John Bainbridge of Burlington, joiner. The deed was for a water or wharf lot there, being part of 1/8 of a share, which is one half of the water lot belonging to ¼ of a share, bought of Thomas Hutcheson et. al. May 10, 1677. [63]

1692 Land of Sarah Farr, widow, and Thomas Wright owned land adjacent to land of Samuel Oldale near Birch Creek in Burlington County mentioned in deeds. [64]

1692 "They [the Grand Jury] present Peter Groome and the reputed wife of Thomas Wright, for that they Lead a debauched and Lacivious life one with the other against the Peace of our Soveraigne Lord and Lady the King and Queen and also against the wholesome Lawes and Constitutions of this Province," on May 8, at the court in Burlington, New Jersey. [65] Peter Groome and Anne Wright were found guilty and were fined by the court on February 20, 1694/95. [66]

1692 Thomas Wright yeomen, late of Burlington County, West New Jersey sold 100 acres, on November 1, to Charles Millard, planter, of Crosswick Creek, Burlington County, West New Jersey, for £10. Signed Thomas Wright. Witnesses: Daniel Leeds, Robert Wheeler & Rebecca Wheeler. [67] [68]

1693 "John Richard Junior making complaint to this meeting that Thomas Wright hath wronged him ...", on 30 of month 4, at a monthly meeting on the Bank of Delaware in Philadelphia. [69]

1693 Thomas Wright, yeoman, of Burlington County, West New Jersey gave a deed, on September 1, to John Tetham, of same, for £50. Signed Thomas Wright. Witness Edward Hunloke & Thomas Peashoe. [70]

1693 Thomas Wright was taxed in Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, New Jersey. [71]

1694 Thomas Wright, Jonathan Wright, Robert Wright, and Benjamin Wright were among those agreeing, on 12th day, 12th month 1693 (February, 1694), to attend town meetings, in Chesterfield township, Burlington County, or face a fine. [72]

1694 The estate inventory of Peter Harvey, Burlington County, New Jersey, included 50 acres bought of Thomas Wright. [73]

1694 Edward Hunloke of Wingerworth, Burlington County, merchant, sold land, on September 8, to Jeremiah Basse of Burlington, merchant. The deed was for one-fourth of one half of all the mines, minerals, etc, to be found on the plantation late of Samuel Oldale in Burlington townbounds, E. and S. widow Sarah ffar, W. Thomas Wright, N. Assiscunck or Birch Creek. [74]

1694 Thomas Wright, planter, of Burlington County, West New Jersey, sold land to John Tatham, on November 13, for £2.25. The deed was for 18.5 acres in Burlington. Signed Thomas Wright. Wit: Benjamin Manning. Jacob Godowend, Thomas Povehoe & Dorothy Tatham. [75]

1696 "The bill of presentment against Thomas Wright sent to the Grand Jury." on August 8. In the afternoon, "The Grand Jury returne the Bill of presentment Against Thomas Wright Ignoramus [jury does not know enough to reach a verdict]." [76]

1696 Thomas Wright and Peter Groome brought court action against each other in the Burlington Court, on August 8. George Parker attested that a smith had worked up several tools that were Thomas Wright's for Peter Groome's use. [77]

1699 Thomas Wright, yeoman, of Burlington County, West New Jersey, sold a plantation, on January 1, to his son-in-law, Henry & Ann Scott, of same, for love and affection & £8. Signed Thomas Wright. Wit: John Shefferd, Joseph Steward, Thomas Roberts, Benjemin (X) Wright & Jonathan (X) Wright [78] This may be the Chesterfield estate, which was transferred to son-in-law Henry Scott.

1702 Susanna Parrot, Thomas Wright, and Samuel Taylor made bond for the administration of the estate of Frances Parrot. [79] [80]

1705 Thomas Wright yeomen, of Chesterfield. Burlington County, West New Jersey, sold 315 acres, on May 3, to his son Jonathan Wright merchant, of Burlington, West New Jersey, for love and affection. Signed Thomas Wright. Wit: Henry (X) Scott Semuel Frotwell, Joshua Frotwell & James (X) Pearson. [81]

1705 Thomas & Anne Wright, yeomen, of Burlington County, West New Jersey sold 200 acres, on May 5, to Henry & Anne Scott yeomen, of same, for £8. Wit: Edward Steward Jr. [82]

1705 Thomas Wright, of Chesterfield, sold land to son Benjamin Wright in 1705. Benjamin gave the tract to his sons Benjamin and Stephen Wright. These transactions were summarized in a Burlington County deed dated November 7, 1747. [83]

1706 The death of Thomas Wright was recorded in the bible of nephew Joshua Wright: "Thomas Wright my uncle died ye 21 day of ye 1 mo 1705/6." [84] Thomas Wright died on "ye 21 day of ye 1 mo, 1705/06". [85] [86]

1705 Thomas Wright, died and reportedly left considerable inheritance to brother Joshua's children. [87]

1706 Benjamin Wright, yeomen, of Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, West New Jersey, (son & heir of Thomas Wright), sold land, on January 13, to Mary Myers, widow, for £125. The tract was on the line of Thomas Roberts. Signed Benjamin (X) Wright. Wit: Francis Davenport Joshua Newbold & Richard Ironeh. [88]

1709 Benjamin Wright yeoman, of Chesterfield, Burlington County, West New Jersey sold land, on February 22, to his brother, Jonathan Wright merchant, of Burlington, West New Jersey. Signed Benjamin Wright. Joshua Wright Francis Davenport John (X) Thorn & William Emley. [89]

1709 Benjamin Wright, yeomen, of Chesterfield, Burlington County, West New Jersey sold 315 acres, on February 23, to his brother, Jonathan Wright merchant, of Burlington. West New Jersey. Signed Benjamin (X) Wright. Wit: Joshua Wright, Francis Davenport, John (X) There & Williem Sulley. [90]

1712 Benjamin Wright yeomen, of Chesterfield, Burlington County, West New Jersey sold 500 acres, on February 23, to Jonathan Wright merchant, of Burlington, West New Jersey. The tract was on the line of John & Susanna Bullock. Signed Benjamin (X) Wright. Wit: John (X) Bullock, William Allen & Joseph Reckless. [91]

1714 Henry Scott's will mentioned land on Assiskunk Creek received from "father Thomas Wright". [92]

1715 Benjamin Wright yeomen, of Chesterfield, Burlington County, West New Jersey sold land, on April 5, to Jonathen Wright, merchant, of Burlington, West New Jersey. Signed Benjemin (X) Wright. Wit: John Wills, Peter Frotwel & John Repedha. [93]

1718 Benjamin Wright, yeomen, of Chesterfield, Burlington County, West New Jersey sold 400 acres, on December 27, to Jonathan Wright merchant, of Burlington, West New Jersey. Signed Benjamin Wright. Wit: John (X) Bullock, Allan Woodall & Joseph Reckless. [94]

1722 Jonathan Wright, tanner of Burlington, West New Jersey, sold 400 acres, on April 11, to John Eaton, yeoman, of Shrewsbury, Monmouth County, New Jersey, for £40. Thomes Wright, late of Chesterfield Twp, Burlington County, West New Jersey devised 1705 to his son Benjamin Wright all except 400 acres he devised to Ann Scott wife of Henry Scott & Susanah Bullock, wife of John Bullock. Said Benjamin Wright sold (1718) to said Jonathan Wright. Signed Jonathan Wright. Wit: Peter Bard, Isaac Decow & Richard Wright. [95]

Research Notes:

Ann Stede and Mary Schooley have been named as the wife of Thomas Wright of Howden. We seek documentation for these possibilities.

There are records for other men named Thomas Wright, of Howden. Some records give few clues about which Thomas Wright was referenced.

1618 George s. to Thoms Wright of knedlingt was baptized on xxj° June 1618. [96]

1644 Thoms s. to Edward Wright of Howden was baptized on 13 June 1644. [97]

1658/59 Thomas Wright, son of George Wright was born on February 25, in Howden, East Riding, Yorkshire, England. [98] This Thomas would have been age 17 when Thomas Wright purchased land in New Jersey in 1677.

1668 A male child of Tho: Wright, Howden, died on January 26. [99]

1670 Benjamin, son to Thomas Wright, Howden, died on July 31. [100]

1672 Mary, wife of Thomas Wright of Howden, was buried on November 18, in Howden, Yorkshire, England. [101]

1681 Thomas Wright, of Howden, Yorkshire, England, died on January 13, 1680/81. [102]

Some researchers have suggested that Thomas Wright of Burlington and Thomas Wright of Howden were the same person [103] [104], as do we. We seek further evidence to support or refute this identification of Thomas Wright of Howden and Thomas Wright of New Jersey. There were documented interactions among the families of Thomas, Joshua, and Samuel Wright in Howden, Yorkshire, and in New Jersey.

1677 Land purchases by Thomas on May 10 [105] and Joshua Wright on July 16 [106] suggest that they purchased land in the same area at about the same time.

1730 Joshua Wright, son of Joshua, witnessed the will of Thomas's son Benjamin Wright.

1711 Benjamin Wright, son of Thomas Wright, witnessed the marriage of Robert Wright, son of Joshua Wright.

Woodward, Francis Bazley Lee, Jordan, Decou, and Larry Wright have published some known facts and hypothesized stories of the Wright family in New Jersey. [107] [108] [109] [110] [111] [112] [113] All suggest, some very confidently, that Thomas, Joshua and Samuel Wright were brothers and that they moved from Howden or Roulden, England to New Jersey.

Rachel Wright [114], Josiah Wright [115], and Alice Wright [116] have been named by some researchers [117] as children of Thomas Wright, but I have yet to find any document suggesting that they were related to Thomas Wright. The marriage intentions of Rachel, Josiah, and Alice Wright are mentioned in New Jersey Quaker records. Alice Wright was the daughter of widow Mary, so she was not a daughter of Thomas. I have not found the marriages of Thomas Wright's documented heirs (Ann Scott, Susanna Bullock, Jonathan Wright, Benjamin Wright) in the Quaker records. I seek evidence about the parents of Rachel, Josiah, and Alice Wright.

Thomas Wright appeared in records in Monmouth County, New Jersey, starting perhaps as early as 1668. We have assumed, but are uncertain, that Thomas Wright of Monmouth County (1667-1680) and Thomas Wright who arrived at Burlington on the ship Martha (1677), were different men. Thomas Wright and his children interacted with families that came from Long Island.:

1667/68 Beginning on 27 February, a list of inhabitants of Woodbridge taking the oath to the King was made. Thomas Wright, of Navesink, Middleton Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey subscribed the oath of allegiance to the King and fidelity to the lords proprietors of New Jersey. Peter Jegow, of Delaware River, also took the oath. [118] [119]

1675 Thomas Wright and his wife warranted 180 acres of land and meadow in Shrewsbury Twp, Monmouth County, New Jersey. [120] Warrant dated 2 November for 120 acres [121] [Photocopy, 1675 warrant to Thomas Wright in Shrewsbury, New Jersey.] [122] [123]

1680 Thomas Wright of Shrewsbury reportedly married a daughter of Walter Wall and they died about 1680, leaving son Walter Wright, who died 1698 and daughter Susannah Wright. [124]

1717 In May, Thomas Wright, and others, signed a letter to the King of England complaining about the appointment of governor Hunter of New Jersey. [125] [126]

1685 The Burlington monthly meeting (Quaker) minutes reported that Thomas Wrights' membership was transferred to the Chesterfield meeting. I cannot find the source of this record.

We do not know the relationship, if any, to Nicholas, Peter [127], and Anthony Wright of Long Island [128] or to Job Wright of Oyster Bay [129]. We do not know the relationship, if any, to Richard Wright of Gloucester County [130].

The family of Joseph Wright, who died in 1698 in Philadelphia, was from Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire, England and no relationship to this Wright family has been found. [131]

1697 Joseph Wright, late of Ashford-in-the-Water sold 912 acres of land, in Burlington County New Jersey, to George Hutchinson, on October 1. [transcription incorrectly names Joshua [132]

1698 Administration of the estate of Joseph Wright, late of Ashford-in-the-Water, Derbyshire, and thereafter of Philadelphia, was granted, on January 6, 1697/98, to his mother Elizabeth. [133]


Footnotes:

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[5] Yorkshire, England, Church of England Parish Records, 1538-1873, [AncestryImage], [AncestryRecord].

[6] Larry C. Wright, Wrights’ 400 Years (1984), 9, provides a transcription, [GoogleBooks].

[7] England, Yorkshire, York Peculiars Probate Index, 1383-1883, [FindMyPast Record], [FindMyPast Image].

[8] England, Yorkshire, North and South Cowton, Parish Register c1570s-1720s, [FindMyPastImage], [FindMyPastRecord].

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