Brinkley Family Genealogy

William Rush WRIGHT

Male 1888 - 1970  (81 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Rush WRIGHT was born on 2 Apr 1888 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC (son of Aaron Alexander WRIGHT and Annis Dulcenia WATERS); died in 1970 in Cherokee County, NC.

    William married Hassie NICHOLS on 7 Mar 1901 in Andrews, Cherokee County, NC. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Aaron Alexander WRIGHT was born on 2 Oct 1847 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC (son of James S. WRIGHT and Caroline C. WINFREY); died on 21 Oct 1907 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC.

    Aaron married Annis Dulcenia WATERS on 17 Dec 1876 in Macon County, NC. Annis (daughter of Jacob Jackson WATERS and Emily A. TANNER) was born on 6 Jan 1862 in Towns, GA; died on 18 Oct 1918 in Topton, Cherokee County, NC; was buried in Red Marble, Cherokee County, NC. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Annis Dulcenia WATERS was born on 6 Jan 1862 in Towns, GA (daughter of Jacob Jackson WATERS and Emily A. TANNER); died on 18 Oct 1918 in Topton, Cherokee County, NC; was buried in Red Marble, Cherokee County, NC.
    Children:
    1. Daniel Boone WRIGHT was born on 22 Feb 1878 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 6 Jun 1950 in Topton, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.
    2. Emily Arzelia WRIGHT was born on 21 Feb 1880 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 18 May 1974.
    3. Lula Cansus WRIGHT was born on 7 Jan 1882 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; and died.
    4. Richard Murphy WRIGHT was born on 17 Feb 1884 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died in 1976 in Aquone, Macon County, NC.
    5. Aaron Burr WRIGHT was born on 14 Apr 1886 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; and died.
    6. 1. William Rush WRIGHT was born on 2 Apr 1888 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died in 1970 in Cherokee County, NC.
    7. Minnie Viola WRIGHT was born on 9 Mar 1890 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 14 May 1966 in Ocala, Marion County, FL.
    8. James Alonzo WRIGHT was born on 4 Apr 1892 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 5 Nov 1964.
    9. Flora Bell WRIGHT was born on 6 Dec 1894 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died in in Asheville, Buncombe County, NC.
    10. Della Christmas WRIGHT was born on 24 Dec 1896 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 30 Mar 1982 in Blue Ridge, Fannin County, NC.
    11. Ernest Bristol WRIGHT was born on 10 Jun 1900; died on 15 Oct 1975 in Marion, McDowell, North Carolina, United States.
    12. Paul Rozzelle WRIGHT was born on 11 Sep 1901 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died in in Asheville, Buncombe County, NC.
    13. Florence Idema WRIGHT was born on 16 May 1904 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC.
    14. Arnold Jacob WRIGHT was born on 28 Dec 1906 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 5 Mar 1927 in Topton, Cherokee County, NC.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James S. WRIGHT

    James married Caroline C. WINFREY. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Caroline C. WINFREY
    Children:
    1. 2. Aaron Alexander WRIGHT was born on 2 Oct 1847 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC; died on 21 Oct 1907 in Rhodo, Cherokee County, NC.

  3. 6.  Jacob Jackson WATERS was born on 22 Apr 1842 in Macon Co., North Carolina, United States (son of Michael Jackson WATERS and Rebecca FOUTS); died on 19 Jan 1923 in Burmingtown, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

    Jacob married Emily A. TANNER. Emily was born on 4 Sep 1840; died in 1875. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Emily A. TANNER was born on 4 Sep 1840; died in 1875.
    Children:
    1. 3. Annis Dulcenia WATERS was born on 6 Jan 1862 in Towns, GA; died on 18 Oct 1918 in Topton, Cherokee County, NC; was buried in Red Marble, Cherokee County, NC.


Generation: 4

  1. 12.  Michael Jackson WATERS was born in 1818; died in 1846.

    Michael married Rebecca FOUTS in 1838. Rebecca (daughter of Jacob FOUTS, Sr. and Mary Margaret BAKER) was born in May 1822; died in 1900. [Group Sheet]


  2. 13.  Rebecca FOUTS was born in May 1822 (daughter of Jacob FOUTS, Sr. and Mary Margaret BAKER); died in 1900.
    Children:
    1. 6. Jacob Jackson WATERS was born on 22 Apr 1842 in Macon Co., North Carolina, United States; died on 19 Jan 1923 in Burmingtown, Macon, North Carolina, United States.