Monthly Archives: September 2013
These are five of my thirteen cousins. They are the children of Bill and Patty Stevens. Bill is my father’s (Henry Burl Stevens Jr) brother. He and his family lived in Indiana and we lived in California. Every time we … Continue reading
Lydia Wright, my 3rd great grand aunt, was the daughter of John Hominy Wright and Margaret Lane Reese and sister of Solomon Wright. She was one of the first white children born on White River in this county, probably the … Continue reading
I am working my way through this book. It is invaluable for information about most of our Farmland, Indiana family. I’ll be posting many tidbits of information from this book in the next few weeks.
English, Scottish, and northern Irish: occupational name for a maker of machinery, mostly in wood, of any of a wide range of kinds, from Old English wyrhta, wryhta ‘craftsman’ (a derivative of wyrcan ‘to work or make’). The term is … Continue reading
The Wright Covered Bridge is no longer standing … it crossed the West Fork of White River on County Road North 900 West in Randolph County. This single span Burr Arch Truss structure had a length of 113 feet, or 133 … Continue reading