Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Meet the family for April 27th

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

BERRYHILL/HULGAN/HOSLER
-KNOWLES
Anne E. is 168 years old today, born in 1842 in Jefferson, GA.  She married Levine C. Berryhill Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandfather from Stewart, GA.  They begot Della D. Berryhill in 1884 and Lula G. Berryhill in 1872. Della married Thomas Franklin Hulgan and are Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandparents.  They begot Cecil Robert Hulgan in 1905, Duard's Father.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Lelia Jane Myer
is 71 years old today born in 1939. Jane is the kid's Great-grandaunt and Dick Myer's younger sister. She married Billy Wayne Beck and had two daughters Susan Beck and Melinda Beck, both of which are kids' 1st cousins twice removed.   HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANE!!!

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Colonel, Abraham Gold
died 231 years ago today in 1779 killed by the British at the battle of Ridgefield in Fairfield county Connecticut at the age of 46. Abraham is the boys' 7th great-granduncle, born to Samuel Gold and Esther Bradley in 1732 in Fairfield, CT.  His older brother Abel Gold also fought in the Revolution.  Abel married Ellen Burr in 1754 and are the parents of our main Revolutionary Mariner, Talcott Gold.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Samuel Cotton, Jr.
died 269 years ago today in 1741 at age 36.  Samuel is the boys' 7th great-granduncle and the 1/2 brother of William Cotton whose parents are Samuel Cotton and his second wife Experience Hall.  Our line goes through Experience and her son William who married Rebeckah Ward in 1742 and begot Thomas Cotton in 1764.  Thomas married Anna Hubbard and they are the boys' 6th great-grandparents and the parents of Ira Cotton who married Sally Gold, Talcott Gold's daughter.

WARD/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Sarah Ward
died 266 years ago today in 1744 at age 76 in Middletown Connecticut where she was born in 1667 on December 18th. Sarah is the boys' 9th great-grandaunt and the sister of Phoebe Ward who married Samuel Hall and they begot Experience Hall.   Interesting side bar.  In our combined family trees there are 58 people named Sarah or Sara or Sarha

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Keith Walker
is 231 years old today, born in 1779. Keith is the boys' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of Cady R. Walker, born in 1795.  Cady marrieds Electa Sparks and they begot Almira Walker in 1814 who married Samuel Cheney Cotton and are the boys' 4th great-grandparents. 

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