Thomas Wrightson,b. 20 Sep 1788, York, England, to Albany,NY
Thomas Wrightson, d.4 July 1869, Albany,NY
married to Anna Fulcher, b.1791?, Norwich,England
10 Children. #3 John and #6 William transported the first printing press to Arizona Territory, Tubac, first newspaper, 1859, The Weekly Arizonian. Both were killed; John by Mexicans, 1859, and William by Apaches,1865. Incorporated, in Cincinnati, the Santa Rita Silver Mining Co., with Wm as secretary. Mt. Wrightson, Coronado National Forest, AZ, was named for the brothers.
John's only child, Elizabeth Anne, m. Frank James Spilman, Sr, M.D. and lived/died in Franklin Co, Andersonville, IN, having 5 children: Annie Gertrude(Seneca Logan Scott); Jennie Wrightson(Atwell Shriner); Elizabeth(William Moore); Minnie Rachel (Wilbur Pleasant Miller) and Frank James Spilman, Jr., M.D.(Charlotte Grace McClung). My husband, James Edward Phillips, is John's great, great, grandson. I have more info for a later entry.