M, b. circa 1672
|Father||Gideon Wright b. c 1639, d. Jun 1685|
|Mother||Elizabeth Townsend b. c 1647, d. 22 Aug 1723|
Anthony was born circa 1672 in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Anthony married Mary Rhodes on 18 September 1702 in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. For several years, he was a prominent person on the Record, and received, as heir of Peter Wright, a large tract of land, on the south of the Old Purchase.
|Mary Rhodes b. 23 Nov 1686, d. 10 Jul 1714|
- [S124] A Memorial of John, Henry, and Richard Townsend & their descendants., page 132 - "ANTHONY married Mary Rhodes, daughter of the first Baptist clergyman in Oyster Pay, September 18, 1702. He was for several years a prominent person on the Record, and received, as heir of Peter Wright, a large tract of land, on the south of the Old Purchase. Nothing is known of his family, except the births of two children, Peter and Dinah."
- [S106] Howland Delano Perrine, The Wright Family of Oysterbay, L.I. with the ancestry of and descent from Peter Wright and Nicholas Wright, 1423-1923, page 78 - ANTHONY WRIGHT (Gideon), m. Mary (John and Dinah) Rhodes, of Oyster Bay, Sept. 18, 1702; b. Nov. 23, 1686; d. July 10, I714. (Oyster Bay Town Records. Vol. I, pp. 444, 446, 547.) Issue: Peter, b. October 23, 1703; Dinah, b. December 24, 1705.; page 80 - in a notebook of his brother John was written: "Anthony (15) was married to Mary Rhoades ye 18th Sept. I702., and on ye 23d day of October in the year of our Lord 1703 ye above said Anthony & Mary had a son born whose name they called Peter Wright (38). Also on ye 24th day of December in the year of Lord 1705 the above said Anthony Wright and his Mary had a daughter born whose name they called Dinah."