Re: Searching for additional information on Moses Wright #bessarabia #romania

Renee Steinig

You can find images of Moses and Mary Wright's death certificates on FamilySearch. Search here:

California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994

Both are buried at Beth Israel Cemetery in Los Angeles.

According to Moses's record, his parents were Israel David Wright and "Chai" (probably Chaya) Sarah, surname unknown. Mary's parents: "Nasonia Schriebman" and Sarah Samuels.

Also, consistent with Sherri Bobish's findings, which suggested a possible connection to Galatz, Romania... That's the birth place shown on the WWII draft card of Moses and Mary's oldest son, Jay (Jacob) Leon Wright.


Renee Stern Steinig
Dix Hills NY


Jay Frank <J95Frank@...> wrote:

Based on what I've found on, my great grandfather, Moses (or Morris) Wright,

was born about 1861 in Roumania (sic)
was married to Maria/Mary Schreibman in 1884
immigrated in 1895
lived in Omaha, Nebraska, according to the 1900 U. S. Federal Census
lived in Los Angeles, California according to the 1910 U. S. Federal Census
died 20 Apr 1922 in Los Angeles

I have been unable to find relevant passenger lists or naturalization data, nor has Find A Grave proved helpful. And, of course, I have no records antedating the 1900 census.

I do know that his wife appears to have been born 29 May 1865 in Bessarabia and died 05 July 1939 in Santa Monica, California.

Any suggestions about where I might next look would be greatly appreciated.

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