James Ernest Wright1,2,3
Father Frank Leslie Wright (1898 - 1961)
Mother Minnie Elizabeth Wright (1903 - 1977)

Family with Pauline Leah Lyon

Events and attributes

12 January 1923 (age 0)
Wirral Station, Queens County, New Brunswick, Canada1,4
11 November 1924 (age 1)
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada to Jackson Springs, Moore County, North Carolina, USA

He travelled with his parents, who stated they intended to reside permanently in the USA.1
1 April 1930 (age 7)
Sand Hill Township, Moore County, North Carolina, USA3
September 1930 (age 7)
Jackson Springs, Moore County, North Carolina, USA to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

As he was Canadian, immigration wouldn't have recorded him but it seems likely he travelled back from the USA to Canada with his family.5
11 June 1947 (age 24)
To Pauline Leah Lyon
Blissville, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada

Man's Age: 24y2
1990 (age ~67)
Fredericton Junction, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada6,4


  1. [S104] "U.S., Records of Aliens Pre-Examined in Canada, 1904-1954", digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 21 October 2016), entry for James E Wright born abt 1923 Wirral Station New Brunswick 12 Nov 1924 St John, New Brunswick, Canada; citing The National Archives at Washington, D.C.; Washington, D.C.; Records of Aliens Pre-Examined at Saint John, New Brunswick, Prior to Admission at the U.S.-Canada Border, compiled ca. 1917 - ca. 1942; National Archives Microfilm Publication: A3450; NAI Number: 3931198; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1787 - 2004; Record Group Number: 85
  2. [S108] "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBN-NY7X : 6 March 2015), James Ernest Wright and Pauline Leah Lyon, 11 Jun 1947; citing Blissville, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, p. , Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton; FHL microfilm 2,320,270.
  3. [S118] "United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X3QH-XD5 : 8 December 2015), Frank L Wright, 1930.
  4. [S466] Online trees -- NOT VERIFIED
  5. [S106] "Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935", database with digital images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 22 October 2016), entries at the Port of St. Stephen, NB, for the month ending 30th September 1930, stamped Vol 8 Page 164; citing Library and Archives Canada. Border Entries. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.. RG 76-C. Department of Employment and Immigration fonds. Microfilm reels: T-5461-T-5507, T-15249-T-15344, T-15346-T-15393.
  6. [S112] "Frank Arden Andrew Wright", Obituary, ObitTree (http://www.obittree.com/obituary/ca/ontario/kitchener/henry-walser-funeral-home-ltd/frank-arden-andrew-wright/525043/ : Accessed 2 October 2016)