Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Meet the family for February 17th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Anna Barlow
died 183 years ago today in 1827 in Friendship, NY at age 63. Anna is the boy's 6th great-grandmother.  She married Talcott Gold on March 18th, 1782 in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Little or nothing is known about Anna's parents, and her birth year is in question.  Talcott and Anna begot 5 girls and 1 boy.  Sally Gold is the oldest.  Sally married Ira Cotton, whom we have talked about recently so I won't bore you with more details. 

PATCHING/BROWNE/FENNER/WARD/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Margery Patching
is 446 years old today, born in 1564.  Marg is the boys' 12th great-grandmother.  She married Joseph Browne in Horley, Surrey, , England February 16th 1584.  The begot Sarah Browne in 1592.  We talked about this line yesterday.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER
Gertrude W. Hulgan
died 64 years ago today in Valley, Chambers, Alabama, in 1946 at age 69. Gertrude is Ella's 1st cousin 4 times removed.  So her father, Stephan Nicodemus Hulgan is Ella's 3rd great-granduncle and his father is George Washington Hulgan, Ella's 4th great-grandfather.  George is also the father of John Miller HulganJohn Miller married Ruth J. Copeland and they begot Thomas Franklin Hulgan, their second child of 6.  Thomas married Della D. Berryhill and begot Duard's father Cecil Robert Hulgan.

COPELAND/HULGAN/HOSLER
John Copeland and Martha Baxter's
175th anniversary is today.  They were married in 1835 in St. Clair county, Alabama.  John was 19 and Martha 23. They begot 8 children, Tillman R. Copeland (Ella's 4th great-grandfather), Tempa Copeland,(mother of  John Henry Burt, Ella's 1st cousin 5 times removed and John is the husband of Lillie Jane Hulgan who's mother is Ruth J. Copeland the daughter of Tillman) Charlotte Copeland, Joseph Copeland, Mary Elizabeth Copeland, Emily Copeland, Sellery Anna Copeland and John Copeland.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Paul Heflin Savage
is 130 years old today, born in 1880, in Cherokee, Alabama. Paul died at the age of 64 in Piedmont Alabama on February 28th 1944. Paul is Tara's 2nd great-granduncle.  His parents are Frances Marion Savage and Frances Matilda Stewart.  Paul is the 13th child of the 17 the Savages had.  The oldest, Sallie E. Savage is Tara's 2nd great-grandmother, married to Moses Service Naugher in 1883, they begot 7 children, with Horace Savage Naugher being the 6th.  Horace married Maxie Ruth Smith, Tara's Great-grandmother and begot Moses S. Naugher, Tara's Grandfather.  Moses married Haney Fortenberry in 1946 and begot Tara's father Brent Stewart Naugher in 1952.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER
Zuma McMurrey
is 112 years old today, born in 1898.  Zuma is the girls' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Ida Jane McMurrey.  Zuma later died at age 20 in 1918.  They were born to William M. McMurrey and Lucy Ann Kelley.  Zuma was the 10th born of the 11 children and Ida was the 3rd born 17 years apart.  In fact the first born was George W. McMurrey in 1874 and the last born was Hoyt McMurrey in 1900.  That's 26 years apart.


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