The McLeods of Schenectady

Just by looking at U.S. and New York Census records for the McLeods of Schenectady, I’ve figured out a bit of their story, and it’s left me very interested to learn more.

Benjamin Franklin “Frank B.” Wright – In censuses and in between

My great grandfather was born Benjamin Franklin Wright, about 1892 in Delaware (“near Harrington”).[1] He appears to have been named for his father, Benjamin Franklin Wright, (and presumably also for another, more famous, Benjamin Franklin). My great grandfather though, didn’t much like his given name, and for most of his life went by “Frank B.”[2]... Continue Reading →

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