Thursday, October 29, 2009

Meet the family for October 29th

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

GIFFORD/SHIRLEY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Dorothy Gifford
died 438 years ago today in 1571 at age 51.  Dorothy is the boys' 13th great-grandmother.  She married Francis Shirley and begot Elizabeth Shirley in 1540.  Liz married Thomas Cotton and begot Andrew Cotton.  Andrew married Joane and begot William Serg Cotton in 1610. Serg is the boys' 10th great-grandfather.

WOODEN/STEIBLE-FAMILY LINE

EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Edna Belle Everhart
died 12 years ago today in 1997 at age 83 in St. Louis, Mo. Edna is my aunt.  She is the sister of my grandmother Lola Everhart (Steible).  She was born in 1914 in Clinton, MO and married Leonard Frank Hinson.  They begot Jo Ann Hinson

WOODEN/STANFORD-FAMILY LINE

WISHARD/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
James A. Ewing and Matilda Wishard's
135th anniversary is today in 1874 in Tuscola, Douglas, IL.  He was 37 and she was 17.  While not directly related I thought it interesting that two sisters would marry on the same day.

WISHARD/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Alexander Spry and Caroline Wishard's 135th anniversary is today in 1874 in Douglas, IL.  He was 28 and she was 22.

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joseph R. Wooden and Margaret Jennie Stanford's
125th anniversary is today in 1884 in IL.  He was 24 and she was 18. They are the boys' 2nd great-grandparents and the parents of Walter William Wooden.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

EUBANKS/NAUGHER
Larry Wilson Eubanks
is 60 years old today, born in 1949. Larry is Tara's 1st cousin once removed.  His mother is Mary Elizabeth Naugher, Tara's grandaunt and sister of Moses S. Naugher, Tara's grandfather.

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Lott Walker Savage
is 137 years old today, born in 1872. Lott is Tara's 2nd great-granduncle and brother of Sallie E. Savage from the parents Frances Marion Savage and Frances Matilda Stewart.


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