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John Wright
(Abt 1650-1736)
Martha Unknown
(Abt 1650-)
John Bowater
Mary Maunder
James Wright
Mary Bowater
(1688/1689-Bef 1764)
Mary Wright


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Josiah Ballinger

Mary Wright 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 3 Jun 1708, East Nottingham, Chester, PA, USA
  • Marriage: Josiah Ballinger on 30 Jun 1727 in , Burlington, NJ, USA
  • Died: 21 Oct 1800, Back Creek, Frederick, VA, USA at age 92

bullet  General Notes:

Mary is singled out in her mother's will as her beloved daughter who was chosen one of her mother's three executors. She and her husband were among the 70 families that started the Opequon Settlement in 1735. They were granted 500 acres adjoining the Hollingsworths near what is now Winchester. (C-696)

She was about a decade younger than her husband and he died young. Braddock's army under the command of Co. Dunbar stayed at Widow Ballinger's on May 3, 1755. (C-1991)


Mary married Josiah Ballinger, son of Henry Ballenger and Mary Harding, on 30 Jun 1727 in , Burlington, NJ, USA. (Josiah Ballinger was born in 1697 in , Burlington, NJ, USA and died in Sep 1748 in Hopewell M.M., Frederick, VA, USA.)



1 Wright, James, CD-102.

2 James Wright-Mary Davis family group sheet supplied 9 Sep. 1995 by Lewis Wright (C-610).

3 Algie Newlan, Charity Cook, A Liberated Woman (Friends United Press).

4 Lewis Wright to Linda Coate Dudick Letter dated 1 Oct. 1995 at In possession of Dudick at 648 Ulverston Dr., Gahanna, OH 43230.

5 Lewis Wright to Linda Coate Dudick Letter dated Dec. 17, 1995 at In Dudick files:.

6 Family History.

7 Dorothy Clarke to Linda Coate Dudick Letter dated Aug. 8, 1987 At 217 Moore Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 In Linda Coate files (C-272).

8 Wilmer L. Kerns, Ph.D, Frederick Co., Virginia Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley, 1730-1830 (c1995, Gateway Press).

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