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Daniel WRIGHT (1674-1764) m. (1) Ellen Eleanor BENTON (1670-1749); (2) Eunice LOOMIS (1705-1768) [Eunice may have been married to a different Daniel Wright]
s/o James WRIGHT (1636-1727) and Dorcas WEED (1640-1692)
1-d/o Edward BENTON (1637-1697) and Mary Hale (1649-1702)
2-d/o unk
p/o Philbert WRIGHT (1690-1738)

Children:
1. Philburt (1690-1738) m. Esther Becraft, 1712 [PROBABLY NOT CHILD OF DANIEL AND ELEANOR]
2. Gideon (1707- )
3. Richard R. (1720-1784)
4. Ruth (1711-1791) m. Elizur Talcott, 1730
5. Benjamin (1712- )
6. John (1713- )
7. William (1715- )
8. Elijah (1721- )
9. Samuel (1722-1802) m. Sarah Ann Johson, bef 1752
10. Daniel (1725- )
11. James (1728- )
12. Isaac (1731-1812) m. Rebecca Thompson, bef 1766
13. Thomas (1733- )

17 Apr 1670 Ellen Eleanor BENTON born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [
The Benton Family, p.1 confirms parents and birth and marriage dates (doc)] [mentioned in father Edward’s property inventory of 19 Feb 1698 as one of his children (7 children all of age except Edward Jr.)

1 May 1674 Daniel WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut (FHL#3334 and #3231 confirm date] [The Wright Family, p.3 confirms parents and birth and marriage dates (doc)]

1690 son Philburt WRIGHT born at Maryland; died bef Jun 1738 at Anne Arundel, Maryland; married Esther BECRAFT 3 Dec 1712 at Queen Anne, Prince George's, Maryland [DOES NOT APPEAR THAT PHILBURT IS RELATED TO Daniel WRIGHT (1674-1764) and Ellen Eleanor BENTON]

24 Aug 1705 Daniel WRIGHT and Ellen Eleanor BENTON married at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [shortly after marriage, moved to Virginia, then to North Carolina and then settled in Rowan Co., North Carolina] [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.279 (Vol1, p.30) confirms marriage and date (doc)] [The Benton Family, p.1 confirms marriage date (doc)]

1707 son Gideon WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died in TN

1720 son Richard R WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 3 Sep 1784 at Rowan, North Carolina (one source says 1710 at Rowan, North Carolina); buried at Joppa Cemetery; married Abigail WIGERLY abt 1748; married Elizabeth Jane Morgan abt 1780

5 Jun 1711 dau Ruth WRIGHT born at Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut; died 12 Sep 1791 at Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut; married Elizur TALCOTT 31 Dec 1730 at Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 confirms Green Cemetery (Sect 112-1, Row 23), Glastonbury, Conn. And wife of “Col.” Elizar (doc)] Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.280 (Vol1, p.30) confirms parents and date (doc)]

1712 son Benjamin WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

1713 son John WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died at Knowville, Konx, TN

1715 son William WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

1722 son Samuel WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut; died 1802 at Georgia; married Sarah Ann JOHNSON bef 1752 probably in VA

4 Jul 1729 dau Eunice WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.279 (Vol1, p.53) confirms parents and date (doc)]


15 Jul 1730 son James WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.279 (Vol1, p.53) confirms parents and date (doc)]

1731 son Isaac WRIGHT born at Surry, NC; died 2 Jul 1812 at Rutherford, TN; married Rebecca THOMPSON bef 1766 probably in Randolph, NC

22 Jan 1731 dau Mindwell WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.280 (Vol1, p.53) confirms parents and date (doc)]

1733 son Thomas WRIGHT born at Rowan, NC; died at Rowan, NC

15 Apr 1733 son Daniel WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.279 (Vol1, p.53) confirms parents and date (doc)]


9 May 1737 son Elijah WRIGHT born at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut [Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.279 (Vol1, p.53) confirms parents and date (doc)]

27 Sep 1749 Ellen Eleanor BENTON died (age 78) at Windham, Windham, Connecticut [one source says 16 Dec 1757] [Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 confirms Green Cemetery (Sect 112-1, Row 23), Glastonbury, Conn. And name “Ellin,” wife of Daniel (doc)] [
The Benton Family, p.1 confirms parents and birth and marriage dates (doc)] [FHL#3334 confirms spouse and death date; FHL#3231 confirms date]] [NEHGS Register Vol 85, p. 69 confirms date] [FindAGrave confirms cemetery location and date and that Ruth Talcott was her child] [grave marker (doc)] [WeRealte.com lists place of death as NC-incorrect]

abt 1758 Daniel WRIGHT and Eunice LOOMIS married at Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut ([Connecticut, Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) for Daniel Wright Glastonbury Vital Records, p.279 (Vol1, p.53) confirms marriage and date (doc) 31 Aug 1726 ] – which would be before the birth of 3 children attributed to Ellen Eleanor BENTON as well as Ellen’s death) [this appears to be a different Daniel Wright based on the ages of Ellen and several children attributed to her with “Daniel” Wright]

8 Jun 1764 Daniel WRIGHT died (age 90) at Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut ["Inscriptions From Old Wethersfield" published in 1899 (LDS film 0908332), page 319 "Here lies interr'd the Body of Mr. Daniel Wright who died June the 8th 1764 age 90 years." "Here Lyes the Body of Mrs. Ellen Wright, Wife of Mr. Daniel Wright, who Died Sept'r 27
th 1749, in ye 79th year of Her age."] (FHL#3334 and #3231 confirm date] [Connecticut, Hale Collection of Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629-1934 confirms Green Cemetery (Sect 112-1, Row 23), Glastonbury, Conn. (doc)] [NEHGS Register Vol 85, p. 69 confirms date] [FindAGrave confirms cemetery location and date] [grave marker (doc)] (several sources wrongly indicate Rowan, NC as place of his death) [WeRealte.com lists place of death as NC-incorrect]