Powell states Capt. Richard Wright married Margaret Adam c 1619 and had one child named Mary before she died. On January 8 1625/26 a Richard Wright married in Stepney, Middlesex, England a Margaret (Unknown). She would appear to be his second wife and not the mother of his five daughters. There are two or more Richard Wrights living in early New England.
Richard Wright the millwright of Rohoboth and
Richard Wright the tailor of Plymouth. Richard Wright
was born circa 1598 at Stepney, Middlesex, England; probable not proven. He was the son of Rev. Richard Wright
and Francis (Unknown)
. Richard Wright married Margaret (Unknown)
circa 1619. He managed the farm of John Humphrey at Lynn beginning in early 1630. Richard Wright immigrated in 1630; As Col. Sir John Humphry's agent. Captain Richard Wright came over in the Winthrop Fleet in 1630 from Stepney, Middlesex, England with his three daughters Elinore/Elizabeth, Abigail and Elizabeth along with a Margaret Wright. It is not known if this Margaret is his wife, mother or sister. Richard Wrights first daughter Mary probably remained in England with relatives ane married William Sabin c 1639. He Boston Church records show Richard Wright #89 and Margaret Wright #99 as members at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 27 August 1630. He held the position of deputy for Lynn on 9 May 1632. He removed to at Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, in 1639. He "Richard Wright of Mount Wollaston, husbandman," leased the Braintree farm of Thomas Newberry, deceased, for a term of four years on 1 May 1639. He a member of a committee to value livestock on 13 May 1640 at Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He held the position of commissioner to end small causes on 7 October 1640 at Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He held the position of commissioner to end small causes on 2 June 1642 at Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. He married (Unknown) (Unknown)
before 1643. Richard Wright removed to at Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts, in 1643. He removed to at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in 1649. He removed to at Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, in 1652. He removed to at Twelve Mile Island, Massachusetts, in 1662. He leased Twelve Mile Island on the Connecticut from John Leverett between 1662 and 1666. He removed to at Podunk, Massachusetts, in 1666. He died after 15 March 1667/68.