Category: Wright Family

Wright’s Service Centre – Working

There have been three Generations of hard working Wright men who have owned service centres and/or mechanical garages here in Canada. Starting back in 1948 and the first generation, Burke Wright – who was my husband’s paternal Grandfather. He owned and operated (along with his wife Claudia) a SUPERTEST station in the village of Morpeth,…

Week # 3 – Namesake / 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks Challenge for 2021

Who were you named after? Week 3’s theme is “Namesake.” Are you named for one of your ancestors? Do you have an ancestor who was named for someone else (either in the family or a well-known person)? This is the week to tell their story!  Ramsay – Our son, I’m sure, is delighted to have…

52 Ancestors : Week # 46 – Different Language

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. The writing prompt for this week is “Different Language.” One of the biggest stumbling blocks in researching our genealogy that I’ve come across is how do I trace a family tree when all of the records are recorded in a different language? If there is one…

52 Ancestors : Week # 38 – On The Map

I’m participating in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge. The writing prompt for this week is On The Map. Every once in a while Ancestry releases updated Ethnicity Results for our DNA tests. I thought that was quite fitting. In case you are thinking, wait a second…how is it possible that my DNA could change?!…

52 Ancestors : Week # 33 – Troublemaker

The writing prompt for Week # 33 in Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge is TROUBLEMAKER. I will resist the urge to name my brother, kidding 😉 There have been a couple of ancestors that have caused me grief as far as my research goes, so to me they are the troublemakers. John Wright The…

52 Ancestors : Week # 30 – The Old Country

This week for Amy Johnson Crow’s 52 Ancestors Challenge the writing prompt is The Old Country. When I looked up the definition it states the native country of a person who has gone to live abroad. My Family Now for myself, I have lived in Canada my entire life, but I suppose the Old Country…