John and Amanda Wright
Married on Mar 7 1864 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. Record

48. John Samuel Wright was born on Feb 22 1843 in Urbana, Champaign, IL. He died on Feb 11 1908 in Long Beach, CA. He was buried after Feb 11 1908 in Gering, Scottsbluff, Neb.

Civil War Veteran
71 IL Infantry Co. C
From the Los Angeles Herald, Feb. 12, 1908.

LONG BEACH, Feb. 11.—John S. Wright, 75 years old, died suddenly of apoplexy this morning while making a purchase at the Alamitos winery. Mr. Wright came here three weeks ago from his home in Minataur, Neb., with his wife and children, and had been visiting his daughter and son-in-law on East Tenth street. His son-in-law, H. L. Heard, owns a grocery store at Fourth and Almond streets. The body was taken to the Cleveland morgue and will be sent to Nebraska for burial.

49. Amanda Poage was born on Oct 1 1848 in Danville, Vermillion, IL. She died on Aug 28 1940 in Gering, Scottsbluff, Neb.

Children were:

child Phoebe Alice Wright (Born Sept 7th, 1867 in Colorado and Married Emereth Adolphus Boots)
child Wenonah Jane Wright (Born Dec 29, 1871 in Iowa, married Henry Lawrence Heard in 1888 in Livingston, Ne and Died in Modesto, Ca in 1957)
child24 i.  Lawrence Elmer Wright. (Born Nov 12 1886/87 in Nebraska)


Grave Image and Obit. from L. A. Herald Provided by find-a-grave contributor Claudine Burnett

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