The Life of Margaret Wright

Mrs. Stewart Wright

Margaret Galbraith was born at Bergotstown. Pennsylvania, August 16, 1835. and moved to Londonderry, Ohio with her parents in April 1840, and to New Concord, Ohio, in 1847, at which place they lived until September, 1870 when they moved to Olathe.

She was married to Stewart Wright on January 16, 1879. Mr. Wright took his bride to their farm four miles southeast of Olathe where they lived until Mrs. Wright's death on Wednesday, April 30, 1913. T

he funeral services were held from the Reformed Presbyterian church Thursday afternoon, May 1, at 2:30 o'clock. Burial in Olathe cemetery. Mrs. Wright was a sufferer with cancer of the stomach. She was one of a family of ten children all of whom lived to be over fifty years of age, and six of whom are now living. Besides these brothers and sisters the husband and three children are left to mourn the loss of a kind and loving wife and mother. She had been a member of the Reformed Presbyterian church since early youth, and after a long, busv and useful life she died as she had lived honored, trusted and loved. She reared her own monument while she lived, in the hearts of all who knew her.

The Olathe Independent
May 7, 1913
Page 8, Col 3

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