My Wright line in Amherst Co. goes back to the 1700's. There were at least two different Wright lines (identified via Y DNA testing) there during the same time period. Has your husband taken a Y DNA test to determine where he fits into the Wright line or if he matches up to another surname entirely? If you take a look at results for the Wright Y DNA testing, you will see one line that comes from a Francis Wright and another (mine) from a John Wright (b. 1767, Amherst Co.