OBITUARY

Name:   Lucian Wraight

From:  The Prattsburg Correspondent, Prattsburg, New York
Date:  April, 1949

Lucian Wraight, 75, died at the home of Charles Brown on Wednesday evening, March 31, 1948, after a long illness. The funeral was held from the McConnell Funeral home on Saturday afternoon, the Rev. F. E. Piper officiating. Interment was made in the Prattsburg Rural Cemetery.

Mr. Wraight was born in the Town of Wheeler, the son of Ervin Wraight and Mary Cleland Wraight. He spent his early life in the community of Lynn. On Dec. 31, 1892 he was united in marriage to Miss Lena Dearlove. They set up housekeeping on a farm in Lynn, soon moving to a farm on West hill which is still known as the Lucian Wraight farm and where he was engaged in farming. To them were born three children, Ervia, George and Victor. About 28 years ago Mrs. Wraight died and the following year Mr. Wraight was married to Mrs. Hattie Smith who survives him. He is a member of the Prattsburg Grange and is well known throughout this community. Mr. Wraight has been in poor health for the past 10 years the last four of which he spent as a patient at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brown, where he was confined to his bed the most of the time.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hattie Wraight; a daughter, Mrs. Elmer Hills of Wayland; two sons, George who resides on West Hill and Victor of Lynn; a brother, Guy, of this village; 11 grandchildren, and a number of great grandchildren.