W. C. Wright Died Last Wednesday

Description:

Newspaper article contains a summary of the life and death of W. C. Wright, an early settler in Denton, Texas. W. C. Wright died at the age of 70 after having lived under three flags, having served in the Texas Cavalry during the Civil War, and having served in a local militia. Wright became a wealthy farmer and trader and built and operated the Wright's Opera House. He was survived by his wife and seven children including Mrs. Effie Wright Williams.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Creation Date: 1906
Partner(s):
Denton Public Library
Collection(s):
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Usage:
Total Uses: 113
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1906
  • Digitized: July 19, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Denton County - Denton
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From February 28, 1837 to c. 1906
Description:

Newspaper article contains a summary of the life and death of W. C. Wright, an early settler in Denton, Texas. W. C. Wright died at the age of 70 after having lived under three flags, having served in the Texas Cavalry during the Civil War, and having served in a local militia. Wright became a wealthy farmer and trader and built and operated the Wright's Opera House. He was survived by his wife and seven children including Mrs. Effie Wright Williams.

Physical Description:

2 newspaper clippings: various sizes ; encapsulated in mylar : 8.0 in. x 10.5 in.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Wright, W. C. | Wright's Opera House | death | obituary | obituaries | Wright family
Partner:
Denton Public Library
Collection:
From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: PF-C 283_01
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29637
Resource Type: Clipping
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public