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Eleanor "Ellen" Wright

Female 1836 - 1904  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Eleanor "Ellen" Wright  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Nickname Ellen 
    Christened 30 Jun 1836  Cold Moorholm, Buckinghamshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    AFN 1RD8-QQ 
    Residence 1841  Oxhey, Watford, Hertfordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ordinance 4 Dec 1849  Hamper Mill, Watford, Hertfordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Baptism, by George Margetts 
    Emigration 10 Jan 1850  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    46th Company, Elder Jeter Clinton on the "Argo" 
    Immigration 11 Mar 1850  New Orleans, Orleans Co, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    46th Company, Elder Jeter Clinton on the "Argo" 
    Migration 3 Jun 1853  Keokuk, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jacob Gates Company 
    Migration From 26 Sep 1853 to 30 Sep 1853  Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jacob Gates Company 
    Name Ellen 
    Name Ellen Wright Jackson 
    Died 11 Dec 1904  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Dec 1904  American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3189  default
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2011 

    Father James Wright,   b. Abt 1790, of Watford, Hertfordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Mary Dusall,   b. 13 Jan 1798, Bermondsey, Surrey Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1863, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1819  St. Lawrence the Martyr Church, Abbot's Langley, Hertfordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Notes 
    Married:
    • MARRIAGE: Further research is needed as the parish church at Abbots Langley is 60 to 80 miles away from their daughter, Sarah's, christening place.

      CHILD: Ancestral File lists two additional children:
      Lucy Wright (1X8R-8B) b. 1843 of Abbots-Langley Parish, Hertfordshire
      Sarah Wright (5D7H-BH) b. about 1843 of Hamper Mill, Watford, Hertfordshire
    Family ID F547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Whalley Jackson,   b. 20 Sep 1831, North Shields, Northumberland Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1895, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 8 Jul 1854  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Eleanor Ann Jackson,   b. 17 Oct 1855, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 1855  (Age 0 years)
     2. Emma Sophia Jackson,   b. 12 Sep 1856, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1865  (Age 8 years)
    +3. William Edward Jackson,   b. 2 Jul 1858, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1884, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     4. Mary Jane Jackson,   b. 4 Feb 1860, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1860  (Age 0 years)
    +5. Thomas Jackson,   b. 20 Jan 1861, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1891, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     6. Arthur Whalley Jackson,   b. 17 Mar-Oct 1863, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1865  (Age 2 years)
     7. Joseph James Jackson,   b. 9 Jan 1866, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1921  (Age 55 years)
     8. Ellen Maria Jackson,   b. 15 Nov 1867, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1938  (Age 70 years)
     9. Leonard Harrington Jackson,   b. 11 Aug 1872, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1947  (Age 74 years)
     10. John Samuel Jackson,   b. 9 Jan 1874, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1874  (Age 0 years)
     11. Ephrin Jackson,   b. 13 Apr 1877, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1878  (Age 1 years)
     12. Brigham Young Jackson,   b. 21 Mar 1878, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1878  (Age 0 years)
    +13. Frederick Alma Jackson,   b. 1 Aug 1880, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1961, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1408  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1850 U.S. Census [26 Aug 1850]
    1850 U.S. Census [26 Aug 1850]
    St. Louis 5th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri: James Wright family
    1841 British Census
    1841 British Census
    1841 British Census - Oxhey, Watford, Hertfordshire - James Wright Family. Research by Chad G. Nichols.
    Ship Argo Historical Notes [1850]
    Ship Argo Historical Notes [1850]
    Historical notes of the ship Argo on her voyage from London to New Orleans in 1850. Onboard was William Holyoak. Compiled by Chad G. Nichols

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1841 British Census - 002941; 1850 U.S. Census - 001312; Argo Historical Notes - 003432

    2. [S57] 1841 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1841 Census for England was taken on the night of 6 June 1841) (Reliability: 3).
      Hamlet of Oxhey, Watford, Hertfordshire - James Wright Family at Hamper Mills: --James Wright, age 50, Paper Maker in the Mill
      --Mary Wright, age 43
      --Elizabeth, age 19
      --Lucy, age 15
      --Sarah, age 10
      --Elias, age 7
      --Ellenor, age 5
      --Fredrick, age 3

    3. [S283] Mormon Immigration Index , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department., (Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000 [CD-ROM]) (Reliability: 3).
      46th Company, Elder Jeter Clinton, "Argo"; departed Liverpool, England 10 Jan 1850, arrived New Orleans, Louisiana 11 Mar 1850

    4. [S241] Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Index, 1847-1868 , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City, UT : 2004-2007 [online] http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library This index is the most complete listing of individuals and companies in which Mormon pioneer emigrants traveled west to Utah from 1847 through 1868. It is an incomplete listing, as rosters have not been found for all companies. It also identifies sources to learn more about the experiences of each company.) (Reliability: 3).
      Jacob Gates Company with 262 individuals and 33 wagons departed their outfitting post at Keokuk, Iowa 3 Jun 1853, arrived Salt Lake Valley 26-30 Sep 1853: --Mary Wright (age 51)
      --Sarah Ellen Wright (age 21)
      --Ellen Wright (age 16)
      --Frederick Wright (age 14)
      --Edward Wright (age 11)
      [Although she isn't listed on the Gates company roster, her daughter, Ellen, later wrote that she was in the same company as her children. For some inexplicable reason, Mary's name is on the Gates company roster. The Gates and Spencer companies departed from Keokuk, Iowa, on the same date. The Gates roster, dated Sep. 1853, is more detailed than the Spencer roster. Source: Jackson, Ellen Wright, History of Mary Dusall at the Church Archives]

    5. [S420] 1850 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 7th Census, 1850, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      St. Louis 5th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri; Lists a male, "Allen," age 14, birthplace England; It is believed this is a mistake and is in fact Eleanor

    6. [S415] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    7. [S878] Personal Research & Library, Katie Ledbetter, Ledbetter, Katie, (4441 Bedford Dr., Provo, UT, 84604 - [email] kledbetter22 # gmail.com).

    8. [S880] Bishop's Transcripts for Abbotts Langley, 1570-1867, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL 1537803, Item 6) (Reliability: 3).
      Research by Katie Ledbetter