Walter S. Wright, farmer, Jeffersonville, son of M. B. Wright, (whose history appears in this work,) was born in this township, March 28, 1832. On the 15th of April, 1860, he was married to Miss Nancy Allen Four children are the result of this union: Olive M., Almer A., Lucy P., and one who died in infancy.


In August, 1862, Mr. Wright enlisted in Company K, 44th O. V. I., at Washington. In 1864 the entire company enlisted in Company K, O. V. C, and served until the close of the war, when they were honorably discharged. He received an injury while in the service that will be a detriment to him through life. Has a farm of sixty-eigbt acres, well improved, situated one and three-fourth miles north of Jeffersonville.

 

From R. S. Dills' History of Fayette County