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Wright Family Tree

Milton Wright (1828-1917)

married Susan Catherine Koerner (1831-1889)

Milton and Susan Wright's seven children:

  1. Reuchlin Wright (1861-1920)
    married Lulu Bilheimer (1865-1951)

    Reuchlin and Lulu Wright's four children:

    • Catherine Wright (1887-1892)
    • Helen Wright (1889-1972)
    • Herbert Wright (1893-1960)
    • Bertha Wright (1896-1977)
  2. Lorin Wright (1862-1939)
    married Ivonette Stokes (1865-1940)

    Lorin and Ivonette Wright's four children:

    • Milton Wright (1892-1961)
    • Ivonette Wright (1896-1995)
    • Leontine Wright (1898-1977)
    • Horace Wright (1901-?)
  3. Wilbur Wright (1867-1912)
  4. Otis Wright (b. 1870, d.y.*)
  5. Ida Wright (b. 1870, d.y.)
  6. Orville Wright (1871-1948)
  7. Katharine Wright (1874-1929)
    married Henry Haskell (1874-1952)
  8. * Note: "d.y." indicates "died young"

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