Monday, June 22, 2009

Meet the family for June 22nd

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Cady R. Walker
died 136 years ago today in 1873 at age 78 in Friendship, New York.  Cady R. Walker is the son of Marshall Walker and Hannah Dunbar.  He married Electa Sparks in 1813 and they are the boys' 5th great-grandparents.  Their first child was a daughter, Almira Walker, who married into the Cotton family line.  Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1834, the son of Ira Cotton and Sally Gold.  Samuel and Almira begot Hubbard Cotton in 1838.

BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Helen D. Banks
is 123 years old today, born in 1886.  Helen is the boys' 3rd cousin 3 times removed.  Her father is Frederick Jeager Banks, the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  Fred's father is Ira Bradley Banks, the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Ira's father is David Bradley Banks, the boys' 4th great-granduncle and 1/2 brother to Samuel Cheney Cotton via his mother, Sally Gold's, first marriage to Bradley Banks who was tragically drowned at age 30

WAKEMAN/TALCOTT/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Helena D. Wakeman
died 335 years ago today in 1674 in Hartford, CT at age 41. She was born in New Haven, CT in 1632. Helena is the boys' 10th great-grandmother.  She married Lt. John Talcott, Jr. in 1650 in Hartford, CT.  They begot Hannah Talcott in 1663 who married Nathan Gold in 1686 in Fairfield Connecticut. 

FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Joseph Fenner
is 381 years old today, born in 1628 in Horley Surrey England.  He died at age 1 in Horley, England in 1629. Joseph is the boys' 10th great-granduncle and the brother of Phoebe Fenner the boys' 10th great-grandmother.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

COCHRAN/NAUGHER
Joseph Michael Cochran
is 67 years old today, born in 1942 in Etowah, AL.  He died that same day.  Joseph is Tara's 1st cousin once removed.  His mother is Tara's Grandaunt, Sally Mae Naugher the sister of Moses S. Naugher.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GRANTLAND/GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
Martha Demaris Grantland
died 86 years ago today in 1923 at age 73 in Morgan county, AL.  Martha was also born in Morgan in 1849   Martha is Steve's 3rd great-grandmother.  She married John Thomas Garrison February 24, 1870 in Morgan, AL and they begot Samuel Omar Garrison (3rd of 6) in 1884.  Samuel married Lula May McCutcheon December 27, 1905 in Morgan, AL and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909 (2nd of 3).  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. June 25, 1932

BOUDINIER-FAMILY LINE

Steve asked the question "did this family line originate in Louisiana or Montreal or did they come straight from France?"  As far as I can tell I only show Matilada Ann Boudinier Steve Jr's 3rd great-grandmother was born in IL November 22, 1859, but I do show that her father Joseph Boudinier was born in 1829 in France.  I don't have a name for her mother or further back, yet.

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