John Morgan Wright, son of Alexander Wright and Henrietta Hale, was born on 11 May 1878 at Wise County, Virginia. He married Ellen Carrico ca 1900.
John and Ellen had five children:
- Pearley Wright (ca 1905-1987)
- Troy Canary Wright (1905-1980)
- Della Wright (1910-1991)
- Gilbert Wright (1912-1917)
- Bedie V. Wright (1912-1986)
John married Hiley Victoria Rose, son of John H. Rose and Nancy Caroline Salyer, on 25 Nov 1920 at the home of John Morgan Wright, Dante, Dickenson County, Virginia.
John and Hiley had eight children:
- Letha Margretta Wright (1921-2010)
- Deward Riley Wright (1924-1979)
- Worley Clifford Wright (1926-1992)
- Lonnie Carlos Wright (1927-1994)
- Helen Marie Wright (1931-1991)
- Bertha Nadine Wright (1933-1997)
- Cecil Denver Wright (1935-1981)
- Betty Jean Wright (LIVING)
John died on 22 Jun 1962 at Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee. He is buried at Morrison Chapel Cemetery, Morrison City, Virginia.