Saturday, March 27, 2010

Meet the family for March 27th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Andrew Cotton
Died 368 years ago today in 1642. Andrew is the boys' 11th great-grandfather.  He married Joane and begot William Serg Cotton in 1610.  Serg was born in England and married Ann Graves from England in Accomack, VA.  So Serg is our link to the new world.  He came to America some time between 1610 and July 10 1637 when he was married in Virgina.  Serg died June 29 1670 in Boston, Mass.  He and Ann had 4 children.

BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
David Barlow II
died 193 years ago today in 1817 at age 72.  We talked about David and family yesterday.  He married Sarah Bradley in 1764 and begot Anna Barlow in 1763.  Anna was the one who married Talcott Gold.

TAYLOR/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Henry Taylor
died 92years ago today in 1918 at age 77.  Henry is new to the family.  He is the boys' 1 st cousin 5 times removed.  Henry is the progeny of Deacon, Franklin Taylor and the boys' 4th great-grandaunt, Sally Ann Cotton.  Sally's bother is the boys' 4th great-grandfather, Samuel Cheney Cotton.

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Richard Hall
died 319 years ago today at age 70 in 1691. Richard is the boys' 10th great-grandfather.  He was born in Canterbury, St. Paul, Kent, England June 5, 1620.  He died in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.  In between he married Mary Anthony from London, England, moved to the Colonies and begot 5 children.  The last one was Samuel Hall born in 1658.  Sam married Phoebe Ward in 1683 in Middletown and begot the magical, bewitching, lovely, Experience Hall in 1684.

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

ZINK/BROCK/Le FEVRE/JOHNSON /WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Catherine Zink
is 252 years old today born in 1758. Cat is the boys' 6th great-grandmother.  She married George Brock in 1780 and begot 6 children.  The first one was Mary Magdelaine Brock who married Abraham Le Fevre in 1795 and begot 6 children, the 4th being Mary Magdelaine Le Fevre who married James Johnson in 1824.  They begot 10 children, the 5th being Amanda Johnson in 1833, the boys' 3rd great-grandmother.  Amanda married Andrew J. Wooden in 1858 in Owen IN and had 6 children.  The first on was Joseph R. Wooden.

JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth Jane Johnson
is 161 years old today born in 1849. Liz is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt.  Her sister is Amanda Johnson who we just talked about.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER
John Miller Hulgan
is 158 years old today, born in 1852.  John is Ella's 3rd great-grandfather.  John married Ruth J. Copeland in 1871 and begot 6 children, the 2nd one being Thomas Franklin Hulgan, born in 1876.  Tom married Della D. Berryhill and begot 6 children of their own.  The second one being Cecil Robert Hulgan, Ella's Great-grandfather.  Cecil married Nellie Chambers and begot Gwen, Lucille, Raymond, Syble, Verom, Freda, Johnny, Duard and Wilma.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

EDGE/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS
Joseph Lewis Edge
died 81 years ago today in 1929 at age 56. Joe was born in York, South Carolina in 1873.  He died in Cherokee county, AL.  In between, Joe married Alice Cora Starling and begot 6 children, Oma, Cora Augusta, Grady, Mary, Joe and DoraCora Augusta Edge married Dedrich Homer Myer in 1920 and begot the current Myer Clan.

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