Eliphal Wright1,2

F, b. circa 1681
FatherJohn Wright b. c 1639, d. 1707
MotherMary Townsend b. c 1657
     Eliphal was born circa 1681 in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Eliphal married Henry Townsend III, son of Henry Townsend II and Deborah Underhill, circa 1703 in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. He was apparently a young man of promise, prominent for his years. He was judicious and prudent in the management of his own affairs. He was a surveyor. Eliphal married Daniel Wright, son of Edmund Wright I and Sarah Wright, on 5 May 1711 in the Town of Oyster Bay, Queens County, Long Island, New York. Eliphal married John Morris circa 1715 in Queens County, Long Island, New York.

Family 1

Henry Townsend III b. c 1680, d. 4 Sep 1709

Family 2

John Morris


  1. [S124] A Memorial of John, Henry, and Richard Townsend & their descendants., page 206 - ELIPHAL, daughter of Mary Townsend and John Wright, married, first, Henry Townsend 3d, by whom; page 207 - she had two children, Henry and Absalom. Her husband died in 1709, and she married Daniel Wright, who only lived one year. Her third husband was John Morris, of New Jersey, by whom she had three children, Deborah, Justus, and John. Deborah married Johannus De Camp, near Morristown ; and her daughter, name unknown, married a De Hart. Of Justus we know nothing. John settled in Maryland, and married Mary Rownds. He had three children, of whom only one (James) left a family. James married Leah, daughter of William Winder, of Somerset County, Md.-Issue, William Winder and John B. William W., lately deceased, was a physician in Dover, Delaware.. John B. is still living in Baltimore.
  2. [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 146 - no.461 Eliphal, m. (1) Henry, 3d, (Henry, 2d. and Deborah (Underhill) Townsend, of Oyster Bay, 169-; d. Sept. 4, 1709. (Memorial of John. Henry and Richard Townsend, and their descendants, 1865. p. 185; N. Y. Co. Surrogate's Court. Liber 7 of Wills, p. 584.) (2) Daniel (Edmund and Sara (Wright, 452) Wright, of Oyster Bay, May 5, 1711 ; d. 1714. (Hist. of Grace Church, Jamaica, L I., Rev H. O. Ladd. 1914, p. 278; N. Y. Gen. & Biog. Record, Vol. 19, p. 53.) (3) John Morris of New Jersey, a nephew of Governor Morris, of that State.; Issue, Morris: Deborah, m. Johannes de Camp, of Morris-town, N. J.. b. 1715; d. before 1804 (de Camp Gen., G. A. Morrison. Jr., 1900, p. 27) ; Justus; John, m. Mary Rounds. Removed to Baltimore, Md.