- Birth Date
- 8 October 1832
- Death Date
- 9 May 1893
John Wright Sr.
As head of household, only John's name is listed on the overland company roster. However, the record shows that he purchased 3 1/2 adult food rations for that portion of the journey, which indicates that his family accompanied him across the plains in the Scott company.
- Age at Departure: 33
- Head of Household
- 1870 Utah Census.
- Bezzant, Harriet Charlotte Wright, "Biography of John and Charlotte Smith Wright by Their Daughter, Hattie Wright Bezzant."
- Captain A. H. Scott, accounts, 1866, in Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company church trains accounts, 1861-1868.
- "Deaths," Deseret News [Weekly], 3 June 1893, 768.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 422.