Friday, December 18, 2009

Meet the family for December 18th

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

KENLEY/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Amanda Jane Kenley
died 146 years ago today in 1863 at the age of 23.  Amanda is the boy's 3rd great-grandaunt, the first wife of David Stanford and the sister of David's second wife Nancy Ann Kenley.  Amanda died after giving birth to David's 3rd child, Mary A. Stanford.  Mary was born October 8, 1863 and died November 17, 1863.  Her mother Amanda died a month later.  David waited a reasonable 2 years before he married Amanda's sister, Nancy who is the boys' 3rd great-grandmother.  Their first child was the boys' 2nd great-grandmother, Margaret Jennie Stanford, born in 1865.  Nancy and David had 10 children together.  Their last 5 children included 2 sets of twins.  All five were girls and only one lived to be 2 years old.  They were Dolly M. Stanford, Cora E. Stanford, Josephine Stanford, Etta May Stanford and Effa June Stanford.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
James Loid Naugher and Minnie Lee Roberts'
105th anniversary is today, married in 1904 when he was 20 and she was 17 years old.  James is Tara's great-granduncle, the brother of Horace Savage Naugher.

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joseph Hall
is 273 years old today, born in 1736.  Joseph is the boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed.  His father is Samuel Hall, Jr. the boys' 8th great-granduncle, brother of Experience Hall.

EARNEST/BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mahala Earnest
is 198 years old today, born in 1811.  Mahala is the boys' 4th great-grandaunt,  the sister of Rachel Earnest, their 4th great-grandmother who married Resin D. Brown and begot Charlotte Brown, Lottie's mother.

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Sarah Ward
is 342 years old today, born in 1667.  Sarah is the boys' 9th great-grandaunt twice.  Once for her brother Thomas Ward, Sr. the boys' 9th great-grandfather, and once for her sister Phoebe Ward who married Samuel Hall and are the boys' 9th great-grandparents also.

FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Fenner
died 408 years ago today in 1601 at the age of 61 in Horley, Surrey, , England.  Thomas is the boys' 12th great-grandfather.  He married Mary and begot Arthur Fenner in 1575.  Arthur married Sarah Browne in 1614 and begot Phoebe Fenner in 1633.  Phoebe married William Ward in 1660 and begot the aforementioned Thomas Ward, Sr. and Phoebe Ward.


HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

CHAMBERS/HULGAN/HOSLER
Noah Benjamin Chambers
is 130 years old today, born in 1879.  Noah is Ella's 2nd great-grandfather.  He married Dellia Keever in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers in 1909.  Nellie married Cecil Robert Hulgan.


WOODEN/JOHNSON-FAMILY LINE

SELLS/Le FEVRE/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
William W. Sells
died 135 years ago today in 1874 at the age of 79 in Henderson, IL.  William is the husband of the boys' 4th great-grandaunt, Sarah Le Fevre, the sister of Mary Magdelaine Le Fevre.




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