WRIGHT, MILDRED SULSER, 1922-2014

BiographyZ

Preservationist; genealogist. BornРJanuary 29, 1922, in Birmingham, Ala. ParentsРWillie Raymond and Addie Lee (Wilson) Sulser. MarriedРZelma Hudson Wright, Jr., July 13, 1944. ChildrenРOne. EducationРWoodlawn High School, Birmingham 1939. Worked for Lee McGriff, Inc.; Davis & Major, Inc., Birmingham, 1940-1946; Stansbury Pharmacy; Fedders Pharmacy, Dundalk, Md., 1955-1967; certified genealogical records searcher, 1972-. MemberРJefferson County (Tex.) Historical Commission, Southeast Texas, Natchez Trace (Ala.), West Wilson-Mt. Juliet (Tenn.) genealogical and historical societies, DAR, UDC, and other historical and genealogical organizations.  Vice-president, Southeast Texas Camellia Society, Southeast Texas Genealogical and Historical Societies. Active in efforts to preserve the history of Jefferson County and Southeast Texas, including research and preservation of cemeteries and other historic sites;  awarded the Award of Merit in Historic Preservation in 2003 by the Texas Historical Commission. Died July 29, 2014.

Source:

St. Clair County; Alabama Genealogical Notes; Mildred Sulser Wright, Beaumont, Tex.; obituary

Publication(s):

Chambers County, Texas, Cemeteries. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1975.

George Washington Cantrell and His Wife Martha Elizabeth Lea Carver of Tennessee… Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1984.

Hardin County, Texas, Cemeteries. Beaumont, Tex., 1979.

Jasper County, Texas, Cemeteries. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1976.

Jefferson County, Texas, Cemeteries. Decornah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1979.

Josiah W. Wilson and Lydia Melinda Wilson and Slasham Valley, St. Clair County, Alabama, Kinfolk. Decorah Iowa; Amundsen, 1979.

Liberty County, Texas, Cemeteries. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1975.

Newton County, Texas, Cemeteries. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1975.

St. Clair County, Alabama, Genealogical Notes. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1974.

Samuel Sulser, Pioneer of Gadsden, Alabama, and Allied Families. Beaumont, Tex.; M.S. Wright, 1986.

Tyrell Historical Library, Beaumont, Texas; a Catalog of the Genealogical Collection, February 14, 1978. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1980.

United States Spanish-American War Fortifications, Sabine Pass, Texas. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1982.

William Harper Wright; His Ancestry and Descendants and Allied Lines of Stone River, Tennessee. Decorah, Iowa; Amundsen, 1980.