Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Meet the family for February 24th

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
David Stanford and Amanda Jane Kenley's
151 anniversary is today, married in 1859. She was 19 and he was 21. Amanda was David's first wife.  She bore him 3 children, James, Jacob and Mary.  Amanda died in 1863 and David married her sister Nancy Ann Kenley in 1865.  Nancy begot 10 children, with Margaret Jennie Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother being the first born.

KENLEY/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Kenley
died 153 years ago today in 1856 at age 79. John is the boys' 5th great-grandfather and the father of James S. Kenley.  James married Mary Jane Gill and begot Nancy Ann Kenley and Amanda Jane Kenley who we talked about above

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

TEMPLETON/DOBBS/HULGAN/HOSLER
Inell Templeton died
24 years ago today in 1986 at age 71.  Mr Templeton is the husband of Ella's 2nd cousin twice removed, Stella Mae Dobbs.  Stella's mother, Minnie Gertrude Burt is Ella's 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Minnie's mother, Lillie Jane Hulgan, is Ella's 2nd great-grandaunt and Minnie's father, John Henry Burt is Ella's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Lillie Jane Hulgan's parents are Ella's 3rd great-grandparents, John Miller Hulgan and Ruth J. Copeland.  Her brother is Thomas Franklin Hulgan, Ella's 2nd great-grandfather.  John Henry Burt's mother is Ella's 4th great-grandaunt, Tempa Copeland and Tempa's parents are Ella's 5th great-grandparents, John Copeland and Martha Baxter.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WASHBURN/KEITH/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Israel Washburn
is 327 years old today, born in 1683.  Israel is the boys' 9th great-grandfather.  He married Waitstill Sumner and begot Sarah Washburn in 1709.  Sarah married Ephraim Keith September 21, 1732 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts and later begot Sylvia Keith in 1735.  Sylvia married Benjamin Walker in 1756 and they begot Marshall Walker in 1757.  Marshall Walker married Hannah Dunbar August 17, 1776 and begot Cady R. Walker in 1795.  Cady married Electa Sparks in 1813 and they begot Almira Walker in 1814.  Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1834 and begot Hubbard Cotton in 1838.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
John Thomas Garrison and Martha Demaris Grantland's
140th anniverary is today, married in 1870 when they both were 20 years old.  John and Martha are Steve's 3rd great-grandparents.  They begot Samuel Omar Garrison in 1881.  Samuel married Lula May McCutcheon in Morgan Alabama December 27, 1905.  They begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr in 1932 and are Steve's great-grandparents.

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