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Notes for Ebenezer Wright

1743 On 2 June, Easter Wright, daughter of Jonathan Wright, and William Heulings were married at the meeting house in Burlington city. Witnessed by Ebenezer Wright and others. [1]

1747 Jan. 20. Ebenezer Wright, (over 15 years), son of Jonathan, Esq., of Burlington, petitioned that William Skeeles, of the same place, yeoman, be appointed his guardian. Letters issued. Elias Hughes, fellow bondsman. [2]

1778 John Abbott and Susannah Bullock of New Hanover Twp, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth, married at Upper Freehold meeting 17th, 9th month, 1778. Witnesses Ebenezer Wright and others. [3]

Research Notes:

1783 On 7 of month 5, Ebenezer and wife Elizabeth Wright and son Joseph were on a list of members of the Upper Freehold particular meeting, Burlington County, New Jersey. [4] Ebenezer was perhaps this son of Jonathan.


[1] Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, Burlington Monthly Meeting, Minutes, 1677-1777 (includes many different types of records), 293, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[2] A. Van Doren Honeyman, Documents relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey. Archives Vol. 30. (Wills and Administrations 2, 1730-1750) (1918), 549, citing Burlington Wills, 4171 C, [GoogleBooks], [HathiTrust].

[3] Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, Burlington, New Jersey, Births and Deaths, 1675-1750, Vol. K, Marriages, 1684-1724, 114, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].

[4] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, Upper Springfield Monthly Minutes, 1707-1842, 8, [AncestryRecord], [AncestryImage].