From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana
Monroe F. Wright, a representative of one of the pioneer families of Steuben County, was born in Salem Township, Oct. 2, 1858, a son of Elbridge and Martha Ann (Cochran) Wright. He was reared and educated in his native township, and since attaining manhood has followed agricultural pursuits. He has been successful in his chosen vocation and now owns 120 acres of the old homestead farm of his father, located on the southwest quarter of section 19, Salem Township. Mr. Wright was married to Carrie Parr, a native of DeKalb County, Ind., born in 1858, a daughter of George Parr, an early settler of DeKalb, but now a resident of Steuben County. To Mr. and Mrs. Wright have been born two children -- Arthur G. and Cyrus.
Submitted by Kim Davoli