Bio: Wright, Everett (1879 19??)

 

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Surnames: Wright, Wray, Patrow, York, Plisch, Redtetzky, Groff

 

---Source: History of Marathon County Wisconsin and Representative Citizens, by Louis Marchetti, 1913.

 

Wright, Everett (18, September 1879 19??)

 

EVERETT WRIGHT,* who is engaged in the livery business at Athens, Wis., and is well and favorably known as a man of his word and as a good citizen, was born in Buffalo County, Wis., September 18, 1879, and is a son of Emerson and Sarah (Wray) Wright.  The parents of Mr. Wright were born in Canada, of English ancestry. The father was a farmer and a merchant and they were well known locally both in the Dominion and in Wisconsin, where they settled before the birth of their son Everett, the fifth of their family, the others being: Allen; Mary, wife of Joseph Patrow; Elizabeth; Eugene; Alice, wife of Gilferd York; and Rosabel.

 

Everett Wright had common school advantages only and then learned the barber's trade, which he followed for twelve years prior to coming to Athens. Here he invested in residence property and, with a partner, embarked in the livery business and also deals in horses.

 

He married Miss Ella Plisch, who was born in Marathon county, a daughter of Oswald Plisch, whose other children are: Lilly, wife of Jacob Morrie; Robert; Edward; Alexander; Alma, wife of Louis Redtetzky; and Martha, wife of Peter Groff. Mr. and Mrs. Wright have three children: Evelyn, Alvera and Mildred. The family attends the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Wright belongs to the M. W. A. and in politics is an independent voter.

 

 


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