Thursday, February 04, 2010

Meet the Family for February 4th


Francis Bernice Wright
is 105 years old today, born in 1905.  Fran is the wife of 3rd cousin 4 times removed, Arnot Mathew Smith.  Arnot is the son of 2nd cousin 5 times removed Waite L. Cleveland whose father is Morgan R. Cleveland the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Morgan's mother is Nancy Ann Cotton the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, the sister of Ira Cotton born in 1788 to Thomas Cotton and Anna Hubbard and later to marry Sally Gold, daughter of Talcott Gold and Anna Barlow.  Ira and Sally begot Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1815 who is the boys' 4th great-grandfather.


Robert Hulgan
died 183 years ago today in 1827 at age 47 in , Maury, Tennessee.  Robert is Ella's 5th great-granduncle, the brother of Stephen Hulgan.  They were born to Thomas Hulgan and Fanny Ray, both in 1780 making them twins.  Stephen married Sarah Miller and are Ella's 5th great-grandparents.  They begot 6 Hulgans with George Washington Hulgan born in 1818 the 4th born.  Several of the children of Stephen Hulgan and Sarah Miller's children bare the middle name of Miller for Sarah's family.

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