Philemon Wright

Philemon Wright (September 3, 1760 - June 3, 1839) was a farmer and entrepreneur who founded Wrightstown, the first permanent settlement in the National Capital Region of Canada. Wrightstown later became incorporated in 1875 and renamed Hull, Quebec, and then in 2002, as a result of a municipal amalgamation, it acquired its present name of the City of Gatineau.

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Philemon Wright - Biography
... Wright was born in Woburn, Massachusetts into the family of Thomas Wright and Elizabeth Chandler, a prosperous Woburn family that had been amongst the town’s founders 120 years ... Raised as a farmer, Philemon Wright, as a young man, was thrust into service for two years with the rebel forces in the first years of the American Revolution ... the strain of overpopulation in Massachusetts, Wright first came to see the then isolated and unsettled area of the Ottawa Valley in 1796, returned again in ...

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