Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Meet the family for July 8th

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jabez Walker
is 341 years old today, born in 1668.  Jabez is the boys' 9th great-grandfather.  Born to William Walker and Sarah Snow, Jabez is a third generation Mayflower descendant.  His Grandmother is Constance Hopkins who came over on the Mayflower with her father Stephen Hopkins in 1620.  Jabez married Elizabeth Fuller in 1699 and begot Jeremiah Walker, Richard Walker and Sarah Walker.

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Ward
died 248 years ago today in 1761 at age 83.  John is the boys' 9th great-granduncle twice.  His sister is Phoebe Ward and his brother is Thomas Ward, Sr..  Their parents are William Ward and Phoebe Fenner

Side bar:  There are 138 John's in our combined family lines!

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Jane Naugher
died 85 years ago today in 1924 at age 74.  Jane is Tara's 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Moses Service Naugher.

JENNINGS/HAWKINS-FAMILY LINE

JENNINGS
Kevin Jennings and Cristy Dale Hawkins'
3rd anniversary is today,  HAPPY ANNIVERSARY YOU GUYS!!

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

BAXTER/COPELAND/HULGAN/HOSLER
Martha Baxter
is 198 years old today, born in 1811.  Martha is Ella's 5th great-grandmother.  She married John Copeland in 1835 in St. Clair co. AL and begot Tillman R. Copeland.  Tillman married Taletha Jane Whitlock in 1853 and begot Ruth J. Copeland in 1857.  Ruth married John Miller Hulgan November 15, 1871 in DeKalb co. AL.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS

William Mitchell Mayne is 131 years old today, born in 1878.  William is the girls' 3rd great-grandfather.  He married Ida Jane McMurray in 1899 and begot Donie Mae Mayne in 1909.  Donie married Oscar T. Brown and begot Ella Ween Brown.

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