WRIGHT, SAMUEL, settled on the present homestead of Edmund C. Whiting.
He was noted as a hunter and trapper, and spent a portion of each year, until
over seventy years of age, in the northern forests in pursuit of his favorite
game. He raised three sons: Samuel, Zerah and Resha. Zerah m. Eliza, da. of Dr.
Jonathan Safford, and moved to Ohio. Resha m. Minerva, da. of William Stevens,
and died in early life. Mr. Wright died in 1828, aged 81.
WRIGHT, SAMUEL, Jr., m. Rebecca, da. of Tracy Cleveland, and settled
near his fatherís. He was an intelligent and influential citizen. He built a
linseed oil mill in 1814. He had two Sons: Hoel and Lucien B. Hoel m. Aurelia,
da. of Calvin Cleveland, and removed to Green Bay. He was one of the first
settlers in that region, and is a prominent and wealthy citizen. Rev. Lucien B.
Wright became an Episcopal minister and settled in Alabama, where he died at an
early age. Mr. Wright removed to Green Bay about 1830, and recently died.