Monday, June 29, 2009

Meet the family for June 29th

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

LANE/EDGE/MEYER-EDGE/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER
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.

WOODEN/REEVES-FAMILY LINE

OVERSTREET/MCCUTCHEON/GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
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.

WOODEN/JOHNSON-FAMILY LINE

FIDLER/MOORE/JONES/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
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.

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