The maiden name of Quaker James Wright's wife, Mary, has been the topic of the last two posts. I have pulled my folders on the Bowater and Wright families so that I can begin studying the information I collected over 15 years ago. Revisiting research from time to time is a good idea anyway. Added to that information is the data I have copied recently concerning Mary Davis, not Bowater, being Mrs. Wright.
Maybe the best statement comes from Wilmer Kerns' Frederick County, Virginia: Settlement and Some First Families of Back Creek Valley 1730-1830 [p.150]. "James' wife was named Mary, whose maiden name has not been proven."
Ah, to be able to settle for that!!