Saturday, February 27, 2010

Meet the family for February 27th


Amanda A. Stewart
died 136 years ago today in 1874 at age 22 in Cherokee, Alabama.  Amanda A. Stewart is Tara's 3rd great-grandaunt sister of  Frances Matilda Stewart who was the first born of the 11 children born to John Thomas Stewart and Emily Caroline Bale, Tara's 4th great-grandparents.

Evelyn Coradean Naugher
in 74 years old today, born in 1936.   Evelyn is Tara's Grandaunt and the sister of Brent's father Moses S. Naugher.  Evelyn is the 8th child of the 9 that Horace Savage Naugher and Maxie Ruth Smith, Tara's Great-grandparents.


Christopher M. Martin and Sarah Eleanor Halfhill's
165th anniversary is today, married in 1845 when he was 34 and she was 20 years old.  Chris and Sarah are Steve's 4th great-grandparents.  Their first born was Mary Jane Martin in 1851.  She married Thomas Jefferson Everhart in Lafayette, Mo March 17, 1869  and like her mother, married young.  She was 17 and Thomas was 19 years old.  They begot 7 children with Elmer Elsworth Everhart being the second born and is Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.


Sarah E. Farmer
is 142 years old today, born in 1868. Sarah later died on Oct 27, 1930 in Cherokee county, AL.  Sarah is Ella's 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Sarah's father is Ella's 5th great-granduncle Reubin Farmer.  Reubin's sister Malinda Farmer is Ella's 5th great-grandmother who married Lewis Kelly in 1840 in Tennessee and begot Lucy Ann Kelly (see pic) in 1856. Lucy married Wilkes C. McMurray  and begot Ida Jane McMurray in 1881.  I show Ida as an only child.  That is amazing if it is true.  Ida married William Mitchell Mayne and begot Donie Mae Mayne, the 3rd of their 8 children and Ella's 2nd great-grandmother.  Donie Mae Mayne married Oscar T. Brown (and that is all we know about him) and begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937.  Ella Ween married Dick Myer and begot Thereasa Ellen Myer March 31, 1961 in Atlanta, GA.  Thereasa married Duard Robert Hulgan from the Fort Payne Hulgan's and begot Kellie Marie Hulgan in 1980.  Kellie of course married Aaron the "crappie catcher" Hosler in 2007 and begot Ella Marie Hosler in 2008.



David Stanford and Nancy Ann Kenley's 145th anniversary is today.  They were married in 1865.  Nancy and David are the boys' 3rd great-grandparents.  Their oldest child of 10 is the boys' 2nd great-grandmother Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden in 1884 in Illinois.  Jennie and Joseph begot Walter William Wooden and Leroy Oliver Wooden.  Walter married Marie Cotton and begot Charlotte, Walter and Jerry Wooden.  Leroy married Bessie A. Wolfe and begot two boys, Kenneth Wendelll Wooden and Carl K. Wooden.  Kenneth Wooden who died in 2006 married first Lillis Biles and begot Kay Marlene Wooden who is now living in Kansas City KS and has two children, Loey Lockerby living in KS and David Lockerby living in NM . Then Kenneth Wooden married Leola C. Mezzacasa and begot James L. Wooden, who is living in Shell Knob, MO. Kenneth's brother Carl K. Wooden married Patricia L. Natho and I don't know anything else about them, other than they are still living.    On the Walter Wooden side, Charlotte Wooden married Ray Day Jr. and they begot Trip (Ray Day III) who lives in California.  Walter Jr. married Ruth E. Schuchert and begot Deborah Ann Wooden who married John Baskerville Bridgforth, they are now living in San Antonio TX and begot Bryan Wooden Bridgforth and Andrew Bagley Bridgforth who are living in Reno, NV.  Jerry married Betty Steible and begot 4 boys, Jerry, Steve, Jim and Walter.  Steve married Mittie Reeves, they are living in Albion, NE, and begot Steven Ray Wooden Jr. who is in school in Lincoln, NE.


Thomas Banks
is 247 years old today, born in 1763. Thomas Banks is the boys' 5th great-grandmother's husband's brother.  Thomas' brother is Bradley Banks, the first husband of the boys' 5th great-grandmother, Sally Gold.  She later married Ira Cotton and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton the boys' 4th great-grandfather.  We have talked about this group earlier in the month.

Eleanor Pierce Gold
died 201 years ago today in 1809 at age 18 in Cornwall, CT.  Elle is the boys' 3rd cousin 7 times removed.  Her father is Capt. Benjamin Gold, the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  The captain's father is the Rev. Hezekiah Gold and Heze's father is Hezekiah Gold Sr, the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of Samuel Gold, their 8th great grandfather who married Esther Bradley and begot Abel Gold in 1727.  Abel Gold married Ellen Burr and they begot Talcott Gold in 1759. 

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