Centennial History of Mason County
By Joseph Cochrane
Springfield, Ill., 1876


Page 147

Was born at Deerfield, Mass., in 1760, and died at Wright’s Corners, in Niagara County, N. Y., in 1847. He served throughout the revolutionary war, and was a pensioner to the time of his death. He was but seventeen years old when he entered the army, and was the youngest of six brothers, who all enlisted in the army of the revolution, and one of these brothers (Isaac) was a member of Washington’s Life Guards. Thadeus was the father of George Wright, the subject of the following sketch.


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