Sunday, June 14, 2009

Meet the family for June 14th


Emily Caroline Bale
is 185 years old today, born in 1824. Emily is Calum's 4th great-grandmother.  She married John Thomas Stewart and begot Frances Matilda Stewart in 1845.  Frances married the other Frances, Frances Marion Savage in 1860 and begot 17 children.  Sallie, the first married Moses Service Naugher and is Calum's 2nd great-grandfather.  Moses and Sallie begot Horace Savage Naugher and Horace married Maxie Ruth Smith.  They begot Moses S. Naugher in 1920 who married Haney Fortenberry and are Calum's Grandparents.

Rhonda Lea Naugher
is 44 years old today, born in 1965.  Rhonda is Calum's aunt and the sister of Calum's father, Brent Stewart Naugher.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY Ronda!


Justus Banks
is 237 years old today, born in 1772.  Justus is the boys' 5th great-grandmother's husband's brother.  Slow day.  Justus was born to Thaddeus Banks and Olive Bradley and is the brother of Bradley Banks.  Bradley is the first husband of Sally Gold. Unfortunately for Bradley, but fortunately for us, Bradley drowned at age 30:

"Here at Masonville, or near it, young Bradley was drowned in the Sausquehanna 8 June, 1808, leaving a young widow and two infants, David Bradley and Talcott, named for the two grandfathers, or rather for the mother's father and the father's grandfather; for Olive, the mother of Bradley Banks, was the daughter of David Bradley."

Sally married a second time to Ira Cotton in 1811 and begot a couple of kids of their own.  Samuel Cheney Cotton the second child is the boys' 4th great-grandfather, who married Almira Walker in 1834 and begot Hubbard Cotton in 1838.  Hubbard married Mary Hazelitt in 1861 and begot their first of 4 children, Samuel Hazelitt Cotton in 1862.  Samuuel Hazelitt went on to marry Lotti B. Ray in 1887 and they begot Marie Antoinette Cotton in 1891.