Sunday, February 07, 2010

Meet the family for February 7th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GARRETT/TAPPIN/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Anna Garrett
died 278 years ago today in 1732 at age 88 in Middletown, CT.  Anna is the boys' 10th great-grandmother.  She married James Tappin, Sr. in Guilford, New Haven, CT March 5, 1657 and begot Anna Tappin in 1662.  Anna married Thomas Ward, Sr in Middletown, CT December 6, 1683.  Thomas is our next contestant.

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Ward, Sr
. is 349 years old today, born in 1661  Thomas is Steve's 9th great-granduncle and the brother of Steve's 9th great-grandmother Phoebe Ward.  Phoebe married Samuel Hall and are the parents of Experience Hall their oldest child.

BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Ebenezer Burr
is 329 years old today, born in 1681 Ebe as we used to call him is Steve's 1st cousin 10 times removed.  His Parents are John Burr and Sara Fitch Steve's 9th great-granduncle and his wife.  Daniel Burr is John's younger brother and Steve's 9th great-grandfather.  Daniel married Abigail Glover and begot Capt Seth Samuel Burr who married Elizabeth Wakeman and begot Ellen Burr the mother of Talcott Gold.

JENNINGS/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Isaac Gold and Ellen Jennings'
220th anniversary is today, married in 1790 when he was 23 and she was 21 years old.  Isaac Gold is Steve's 6th great-granduncle and the brother of the afore mentioned Talcott Gold.

BRIDGFORTH-FAMILY LINE

BAGLEY/BRIDGFORTH
Isham Trotter Bagley
died 113 years ago today in 1897 at age 45.  Isham is Andrew and Bryan's 2nd great-grandfather.  He married Susan Epes Seay October 22, 1874 and begot Edward Garland Bagley.  Edward married Ethel Clare Hethorn December 16, 1908 and are the boys' great-grandparents.  Edward and Ethel begot Sudie Seay Bagley in 1912 and she married Edward McPhail Bridgforth June 16, 1931.  They of course begot Andrew and Bryan's father, John Baskerville Bridgforth February 11, 1944 in Kenbridge, Lunenburg, Virginia.



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