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Family Sheet

Name: Leroy Singleton Wright Note Born: 1 Aug 1869 at Booneville, , Cooper, MO Married: 1 Aug 1892 at Ashland, , Saunders , NE Died: 11 Mar 1949 at Lincoln, , Lancaster, NB Father: Joseph Wright Mother: Samantha Jane Goldsmith
Name: Mahala Barbara Maharg Note Born: 3 Jun 1870 at West Union, , Adams County, OH Died: 16 Aug 1967 at Ashland Omaha , , , NB Father: John Jackson Maharg Mother: Elizabeth Ann Levi
Name: Esther Leola Wright Born: 1 Jun 1893 at Ashland, , , NE Died: 7 Feb 1976 at Greeley, , , CO Husband: John Walker
Name: Eldora Vienna Wright Born: 15 Oct 1895 at South Of Ashland, , , NE Died: 14 Jul 1896 at Ashland, , , NE Buried
Name: Sarah August Wright Born: 24 Aug 1896 at Memphis, , Saunders, NB Died: 7 Nov 1976 at Omaha, , Douglas, NB Husband: Leora Carter
Name: Joseph Archibald Wright Born: 1 Nov 1897 at Memphis, , Saunders, NB Died: 16 Dec 1960 at Casper, , , WY Wife: Pearl Diamond Blodgett
Name: Charles Singleton Wright Born: 5 Sep 1899 at Columbus, , Platte, NB Died: 12 Jun 1950 at Kearney, , , NB Wife: Leona Salla
Name: George Layton Wright Born: 17 Oct 1901 at Shelby, , Polk, NB Died: 5 Jan 1979 Wife: Esther Crone
Name: Roberta Keith Wright Born: 11 Apr 1910 at Gallatin, , Daviess, MO Died: 19 Sep 1969 at Ashland, , , NB Husband: Charles O. Evans
Name: William Armstrong Wright Born: 29 Oct 1916 at Plymouth, , , NB Died: Wife: Mary Elizabeth (parnum) Winters
1). LeRoy moved to Ashland, Nebraska in the spring of 18 8 3 w i t h his parents. He was 13 yrs old at the time. H e w as m ar ri ed in the Methodist Church Parsonage at 8 00 pm , by Re v . C.A . Calkins. Mary Etta Maharg and Morri s Aus tin Maha r g sist er and brother of Mahala were wit nesses . LeRo y wo rked fo r Burlington Railroad for 24 ye ars an d retire d in 1 934. Hi s funeral was held at Umbur ger Cha pel in Li ncoln , Nebraska . Rev. Walter Nath off iciated. He was buried March 15, 1949. LDS
2).  Mahala may have been born in Mineral Springs, Ohio. M a h a l a  or possibly Mahalia  was operated on August 24 1 9 6 0 a t a ge 90 for a perforated ulcer at the Luthern Hos pi ta l i n Gra nd Island, Nebraska by Dr. Richard LaMay. S h e ret urne d to t he hospital on November 14, 1960 and w a s releas ed o n the 23 rd.  On June 3, 1964, Mahala and Sarah Augusta Wright mo v e d t o O maha, Nebraska.  William Armstrong Wright and W il be r Wr igh t Carter helped them move.  Four months late r W ilb er di ed .  Services for Mahala were held at the Ma rc y Mort uary C hap elat Ashland, Nebraska Cemetery wer e sh e is bur ied.  R ev . Inez Lacy officiated. Pallbear s were   Mario n Scoggins , D onald Wright, William Scoggin s, Dea n Wright , Keith Evan s, a nd LeRoy Evans. William S coggin s has a ph oto of Mahal a an d LeRoy  s headstone.  Mahala  s nickname was Mae.  Poetry written by h e r i s i n m y possession. She wrote a poem each year on h e r bir thda y.


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