Monday, June 29, 2009

Meet the family for June 29th


Dawson B. Lane
is 87 years old today, born in 1922.  Dawson is the girls' 1st cousin 3 times removed from two directions.  First Dawson's mother, Oma M. Edge is the girls' 2nd great-grandaunt and Dawson's father is also their 2nd great-granduncle.  Oma's sister Cora Augusta Edge, is the girls' 2nd great-grandmother.  Next Dawson's father, William N. Lane is the girls' 2nd great-granduncle via his 1/2 brother, Dedrich Homer Myer.  You see, another Dawson B. Lane, born in 1862 was married to Lucy E. Burnett, the girls' 3rd great-grandmother.   She was also married to Dedrick Henry Meyer.  That is why William N. Lane is 1/2 brothers with Dedrich Homer Myer.


Thomas Overstreet
died 114 years ago today in 1895 at the age of 83 in Morgan, AL.  Thomas is Steve's 4th great-grandfather married to Virginia Thompson they begot Lenore Overstreet, Steve's 3rd great-grandmother, who married John Davis McCutcheon in 1874 and begot Lula May McCutcheon (6th of 9).  Lula married Samuel Omar Garrison, Steve's 2nd great-grandfather, in 1905 and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison (2nd of 3) in 1909.  It was Sarah who married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. in June of 1932 and begot 4 more Reeves children, Donald, John, Jr., Dottie and Judith.


Tom Fidler
is 117 years old today, born in 1892 in Lewisville, Indiana. Tom is the husband of the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Flora Bell Moore.  Flora's mother is Mary Frances Jones, the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed. Her mother is Maranda Johnson, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt.  Maranda's twin sister is Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden in 1858.