Biography of James H. Wright





Wright, James H., was born in Byron, N.Y., December 17, 1837, a son of John and Jemima (Parmelee) Wright. His father was a native of Connecticut and came to Genesee county in 1807, and died in 1867. James H. Wright was educated in the common schools and was long an enterprising and prosperous farmer. He bought the first steam thrashing machine used in this part of the cotinty and for seven years has been employed by the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company as engineer in the pump house, where he has earned the confidence of his employers. He married Julia S., daughter of Alva Stevens; they have one daughter, Jennie Wright White.



Source:
Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890

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