Thursday, June 25, 2009

Meet the family for June 25th


George P. Powers
is 159 years old today, born in Ohio in 1850. George is the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  George's mother is Lydia Ann Banks, the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Lydia's father is David Bradley Banks, the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton via their mother Sally Gold.  Their different fathers were Bradley Banks and Ira Cotton.


John Wesley Reeves, Sr. and Sarah Eloise Garrison's
77th anniversary is today, married in 1932.  John was 20 and Sarah 22 years old.  John and Sarah are Steve's great-grandparents.  John was born December 29, 1911 and Sarah November 27, 1909 in Morgan Alabama.  They begot 4 children, Donald Boyd Reeves (1934- ), John Wesley Reeves, Jr. (1935- ), Dottie Joan Reeves (1937- ) and Judith May Reeves (1940- ).  All except John Jr.(grandfather) are Steve's grandaunts and granduncles.


Lenore B. Comings is 151 years old today, born in 1858. Lenore is  Steven Ray Wooden, Jr.'s  2nd great-grandaunt's husband's mother.  Lenore married Horace Edgar Ince in 1878 and begot Frank Ince in 1885.  Frank is the husband of Rebecca Elizebeth Sims, Steve's 2nd great-grandaunt.  Rebecca's sister is Margret Izora Sims, Steve's 2nd Great-grandmother who married Elmer Elsworth Everhart and begot Lola Ray Everhart in 1906.