Thursday, September 10, 2009

Meet the family for September 10th

WOODEN/STEIBLE-FAMILY LINE

REIFF/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Charles Reiff
is 103 years old today, born in 1906.  Charles is the husband of Steve's Great-grandaunt, Lillian Ruth Everhart, the sister of Lola Ray Everhart.

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elisha Ward
is 300 years old today born in 1709.  Elisha is the boys' 7th great-grandaunt, the sister of Rebeckah Ward, the boys' 7th great grandmother who married William Cotton.  Elisha was the first born to Thomas Ward, Jr. and Rebecka Birnham but didn't live long, she died April 18, 1710 at just 7 months old.

BIRNHAM/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Rebecka Birnham
is 324 years old today, born in 1685 at age 38 in Middletown, CT.  Interesting that Rebecka was born on the same day as her first child, the afore mentioned Elisha Ward.

BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
James Monroe Brown
died 139 years ago today in 1870 at age 50 in Silver Mountain, Alpine, CA. James is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Resin D. Brown who married Rachel Earnest and begot Charlotte Brown, the mother of Lotti Ray.


BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER
John Christopher Crow
is 171 years old today, born in 1838.  John is the girls' 4th great-grandfather.  He married Mary Jane Cothern on May 2, 1872 and begot 11 children, the 3rd being Ella Mariah Crow in 1876.  Ella married Oscar Routh Brown and begot Oscar Thomas Brown in 1912.


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