Saturday, November 15, 2014

Thomas Howard Wright and Mary Emaline Cryer Wright

According to handwritten notes on the frame, this is Thomas Howard Wright, born 1 Nov 1868,  and his wife Mary Emaline "Emma" Cryer Wright, born 2 April 1882.
He was born in Bell Co., Texas, and died 31 August 1955 in Floresville, Wilson Co., Texas.  According to his death certificate, he was the son of Nile Wright and Sara Amanda McElron.

According to her death certificate, she was born 2 Apr 1882 in Davilla, Milam Co., Texas, and died 16 May 1964 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas. Her residence at the time of death was Floresville, Wilson Co., Texas.
She was the daughter of Martha Jackson and Oliver William Cryer and married Thomas Wright, a man 14 years her elder, in 1899.
In the 1920 census they were living in Munday, Knox Co., Texas.  In the household were Thomas H. Wright, age 52; Mary E. Wright, age 37; Thomas H. Wright, age 19; Artie L. Wright, age 13; Nile W. Wright, age 11; Emma L. Wright, age 3: and William O. Cryer, age 66.

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