Malinda was born about 1793 in South Carolina, USA, the daughter of unknown parents.
She died about 1855 in Tennessee, USA.
Her husband was Obediah C. Wright, who she married on 30 APR 1812 in Knox County, Tennessee, USA. Their five known children were Joseph Samuel (1819-1894), James M. (1813-1899), Pleasant M. (?-?), John Joiner (1822-?) and Arminda Harriet (1830-1894).