Monday, April 19, 2010

Meet the family for April 19th


Otis Garrison
is 103 years old today, born in 1907 in Morgan Alabama, Otis died January 26th of the next year 1908 at age 10 months.  He is Steve's Great-granduncle born to Samuel Omar Garrison and Lula May McCutcheon.  Otis was the first of their 3 children, the other two were Johnnye Douzie Garrison born in 1916 and Steve's Great-grandmother Sarah Eloise Garrison, born in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. and begot John Jr. in 1935.


Hoyt McMurrey
died 63 years ago today in 1947 at age 47 in Sand Rock, AL.  Hoyt is the girls' 3rd great-granduncle, another brother of Ida Jane McMurrey.  Hoyt was the last born of the 11 children that William M. McMurrey and Lucy Ann Kelley begot.


Mary Louisa Powell
is 145 years old today, born in 1865.  Mary is the wife of the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, James Isaac Stanford, the son of David Stanford and his first wife Amanda Jane Kenley.  When Amanda died, David married her sister Nancy Ann Kenley and they begot the boys' 2nd great-grandmother, Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1865.  James and Jennie were more than just 1/2 siblings.  They must be 3/4 siblings, don't you think?

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