Born: 1781-XX-XX Pennsylvania
Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois
Wright was a farmer who owned property along Brush Creek southeast of Springfield, Illinois. By 1850, he owned real estate valued at $2,500.
Petition of James Wright to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Sangamon County, IL, 65; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 135.