Last updated June 25, 2013

The Wight  project would like to:

Participation in the DNA Project is not a requirement for listing on this page, but those families with a man representing them in the DNA Project will be identified.
Please read the Notes on Pedigrees below before submitting your pedigree.
You may also be interested in the Wight Surname DNA Project Diary (Blog) and additional Wight information at DNA Surnames.
Earliest known ancestors so far identified, with their (Line Leader aka Researcher)
Unproven lines/information indicated in red
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Lines with tested participants:

WIGHTs of Dedham/Medfield, MA (J M WIGHT)

Thomas Wight **, b. circa 1605 ENG m Alice
└──Samuel Wight, b. 1639 Dedham, MA, USA m Hannah Albee
   └── Jonathan Wight, b. 1682 Medfield, MA, USA m Margaret Fairbanks
       └── William Wight, b. 1725 Medfield, MA, USA m Susanna Bullard
           └── Abner Wight, b. 1756 Medfield, MA, USA m Huldah Perrin
               └── William Walker Wight, b. 1790 Lenox, MA, USA m Delight Lewis
                   └──William Walker Wight, b. 1817 Perinton, NY, USA m Henrieta Johnson
                       └── George Minor Wight, b. 1839 Wayne Co, MI, USA m Marion Olevia Crosby
                           └── Avery Brink Wight, b. 1878 Kechi, KS, USA m Mary Eleanor Woodworth
                               └── George Clenard Wight, b. 1908 Kechi, KS, USA m Lucille Haas
                                   └── J M Wight (W-1)

W-2 (No pedigree information available)

WIGHTs of East Lothian Researcher RT (W-3)

Andrew WIGHT (Wright) (Weight), b. circa 1750
└── Andrew WIGHT, b. 1788 Saltoun, East Lothian, Scotland m. Barbara/Barbary/Barbra Dickson
      └── Andrew WIGHT, b. 1811 Bolton, East Lothian, Scotland m. Grace Turnbull
            └── William WIGHT, b. 1842 Leith South, Midlothian, Scotland m. Margaret Cleary
                  └── Andrew WIGHT, b. 1866 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia m. Nanney Hodge
                        └── William Andrew WIGHT, b. 1889 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia m. Amy Royle Bennett
                              └── Robert James WIGHT, b. 1914 Torrensville, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia m. Chloris Melba Joyce Gehan
                                    └── RT WIGHT (W-3)


WIGHTs  of Longformacus, Berwickshire, SCT  

Researcher David RICHARDSON
James Wight, b. abt 1696  Longformacus, BEW, SCT m Barbara NEIL
└── John Wight, b. 1728 Caldra, Longformacus, Berwickshire, SCT m .Mary Henderson
     └── James Wight, b. 1763 Longformacus, Berwickshire, SCT m Janet Johnston
          ├── John  Wight, b. 1804 m Alison Fleming
          │   ├── James  Wight, b. 1850 Ayton, Berwickshire, SCT m Annie Trotter
          │   ├── Robert  Wight, b. 1852 Ayton, Berwickshire, SCT m Jessie Rodgers
          │   └── John Wight, b. 1855 Coldingham, Berwickshire, SCT m Ann Waite
          │         └── John Wight, b. 1893 Chirnside, Berwickshire, SCT
          └── James  Wight, b. 1810 Longformacus, Berwickshire, SCT m Mary Linnen
                └── James Wight, b. 1852 Ford, Northumberland, ENG m Margaret Brown
                     ├── Margaret Wight, b. 1879 Ford, Northumberland, ENG m James Fairbairn
                     │    └── Margaret Wight  Fairbairn, b. 1906 Wooler, Northumberland, ENG
                     │          +Isaac Richardson, b. 1909 Gateshead, Co Durham, ENG
                     │           └── David Richardson
                     └── James  Wight, b. 1885 Duddo, Northumberland, ENG m Armenia (Elliott) Stockdale
                           └── Matthew Brown Wight to Alberta, CAN
                                └── (W-4)

Scotland to PEI, but from where in Scotland?

Researcher marian dot wight [at] telus dot net

Archibald Wight, b. circa 1790 +Catherine McKenzie, m. 1816 Prince Edward Island, Canada
└── Archibald Wight, b. circa 1819 Prince Edward Island, Canada m. Sarah Bishop
     ├── John Harvey Wight, b. 1859 Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada m. Anna Bell McIver
     │    └── Robert Stanley Stuart Wight, b. 1888 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada m. Elizabeth Gemmmell McArthur
     │         └── Stanley Stuart Wight, b. 1914 Brooks, Alberta, Canada m. Frances Edith Cunning
     │              └── (W-5)
     └── David Wight
          └── Thomas Henry Wight
               └── Earl Henry Wight
                    └── (W-6)

Lines in progress:



Lines requiring a representative:

WIGHTs of Bowden & Maxton, Scotland Researcher Lorna (Web pages)


WIGHTs  of Jedburgh

(Still looking for a representative)

WIGHTs  of Carfrae & Lauder

(Still looking for a representative)
George Wight **, b. abt 1774 ?Lauder, BEW, SCT m Margaret Lauder

WIGHTs  of Ormiston & Murrays


WIGHTs  of Crailing ++

(Still looking for a representative)

WIGHTs  of Inveresk, (MLN) Tranent & Elphinstone (ELN)++

(Still looking for a representative)
David WIGHT, b. say 1775 ?Inveresk, SCT m. Elizabeth RENTON
└── Thomas WIGHT, b. abt 1799 Inveresk, SCT m. Helen DICKSON
      ├── Robert WIGHT, abt 1824 Inveresk?, SCT
      ├── William WIGHT, abt 1825 Inveresk, SCT m. Mary KIRKWOOD
      │    ├── Thomas WIGHT, b. 1857 Tranent, Haddington, SCT
      │    ├── James WIGHT, b. 1859 Tranent, SCT
      │    ├── William WIGHT, b. 1861 Tranent, SCT
      │    └── John Kirkwood WIGHT, b. 1870 Tranent, Haddington, SCT m. Catherine Smith MCINTOSH
      │          └── Francis Herbert WIGHT, abt 1897 Tranent, SCT m. Agnes Stevenson BURLEY
      │          │    ├── Mathew Burley WIGHT
      │          │    ├── William Wallace WIGHT
      │          │    ├── John MacIntosh WIGHT
      │          │    └── Francis Herbert WIGHT
                         └── Innes Scot WIGHT
                └── John WIGHT, b. circa 1900 Tranent, SCT
      ├── John WIGHT, b. abt 1830 SCT
      ├── Thomas WIGHT, b. abt 1840 Tranent, SCT
      └── James WIGHT, b. abt 1845 Tranent, SCT

WIGHT - Scotland to Iowa via Ohio


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