David Hawkins is 285 years old today, born in 1727. David is Caitlyn's 7th great-granduncle, the brother of John Hawkins, her 7th great-grandfather.
Christian Batholomew is 202 years old today, born in 1810. Chris is the husband of the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed, Deborah A. VanCise. Deborah's mother is the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, Polly Cotton. Polly's brother is Ira Cotton, the boys' 5th great-grandfather who married Sally Gold in 1811.
John Wesley Frazer is 166 years old today, born in 1846. John is the husband of the boys' second cousin Anelia S. Batholomew who happens to be the daughter of the above mentioned Christian Batholomew and Deborah A. VanCise.
John Wesley Frazer and Amelia S. Batholomew's 143 anniversary is today, married in 1869. John not known for his memory, decided to get married on his birthday so that he could remember to send his wife flowers.
Martha Clark died 218 years ago today in 1794 in Grafton Worcester, Massachusetts at age 100. Martha is the boys' 2nd cousin 9 times removed. Her mother is 1st cousin 10 times removed, Sarah Stowe, whose father is 9th great-granduncle, Samuel Stowe, the brother of Mary Marie Stowe who married the Rev. John Cotton around 1666 in Concord, Massachusetts.
NAUGHER- FAMILY LINE
Howard Milton Naugher is 87 years old today, born in 1925. Howard is Tara and Calum's Granduncle. He died November 16, 1985 in Lexington, Kentucky at age 60. His brother is Moses S. Naugher, Tara and Calum's grandfather and the father of Tara and Calum's father, Brent Steward Naugher.
Harriet Rebecca Stewart is 187 years old today, born in 1825. Harriet is Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of John Thomas Stewart. Harriet was the 10th born and John the 8th of the 12 children born to Archibald Stewart and Rachel Akins, Tara and Calum's 5th great-grandparents.
BROWN/MYER- FAMILY LINE
John Blevins Crow died 45 years ago today in 1967 at age 94 in Mentone, Dekalb, Alabama. John is kids' maternal 3rd great-granduncle. John's sister is Ella Mariah Crow, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother. Ella Mariah married Oscar Routh Brown and begot 5 children, the youngest was Oscar Thomas Brown, born in 1912. Oscar T. married the kids' 2nd great-grandmother, Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and they begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937. Ella Ween married Dick Myer in 1956 and they begot Thereasa Ellen Myer in 1961. Thereasa married Duard Robert Hulgan and begot Kellie Marie Hulgan in 1980 and Heather Leigh Hulgan in 1983. Kellie married Aaron Hosler July 7, 2007 in Alabama. Kellie and Aaron begot Ella Marie Hosler Sepember 23, 2008 in Fort Payne, Alabama. Heather married Jeremy Knowles in Auburn, Alabama and just had a baby boy, Mason Daniel Knowles, April 25, 2010 in North Carolina. While Dick and Ella Ween's middle child, Beverly begot Cristy Dale Hawkins in 1980. Cristy married Kevin Jennings July 8, 2006 and they begot Caitlyn Belle Jennings, June 10, 2009 in Ft. Payne, Alabama.
John Henry Meyer died 118 years ago today in 1894 at age 84 in Winterville, GA. John or as it shows on his head stone Heinrich, looks to be the kids' 4th great-grandfather. I believe he was married to Sophie Winter and they are the parents of John Hammond Meyer, Dedrich Henry Meyer and Dora Meyer.