Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Meet the family for May 5th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth Betsey Ann Barlow
died 136 years ago today in 1874 at age 79 in Newark, New Jersey.  She was born in Fairfield, CT January 11, 1795. Elizabeth is the boys' 6th great-grandaunt, and the sister of their 6th great-grandmother, Anna Barlow who married Talcott Gold.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Hubbard Cotton
died 100 years ago today in 1910 in friendship, New York at age 72.  Hubbard was born in April of 1838 in Friendship. Hubbard is the boys' 3rd great-grandfather.  He married Mary Hazelitt and begot Samuel Hazelitt Cotton in 1862.  Samuel married Lotti B. Ray in 1887 and begot Marie Antoinette Cotton in 1891.

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Ward
and Joyce Stafford's 404 anniversary is today, married in 1606 in Leicestershire, England.  Thomas and Joyce are the boys' 11th great-grandparents.  They begot William Ward in 1632 and William married Phoebe Fenner in 1660 in Middletown, CT.  They begot Phoebe Ward in 1663 who married Samuel Hall in 1683 in Middletown.  They begot Experience Hall in 1684 and Experience eventually married Samuel Cotton in Middletown in 1716.  They begot another William, William Cotton in 1720 and he married Rebeckah Ward who not only is the boys' 7th great-grandmother but also their 2nd cousin 9 times removed, because she is the 2nd great-granddaughter of Richard Ward and Joyce Stafford.

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BROCK/LE FEVRE/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
George Brock, Jr
. died 151 years ago today in 1859 at age 61 in Sullivan Indiana.  George was born March 7 1798 in Shenandoah, Virginia.     George is the boys' 5th great-granduncle making him the brother of the boys' 5th great-grandmother, Mary Magdelaine Brock.  Mary married Abraham Le Fevre in 1795 in Washington, Virginia and begot Mary Magdelaine Le Fevre in 1806.  This Mary married James Johnson and begot Amanda Johnson and her twin sister Maranda Johnson in 1833.  Amanda married Andrew J. Wooden in 1858 and begot Joseph R. Wooden in 1860.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

CONRAD/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Philip Conrad
is 184 years old today, born in 1826 in New Albany, Indiana.  Philip died Feb 16, 1881 in Corydon, Indiana at age 54. Philip is Steve's 4th great-granduncle and the brother of Mary Ann Conrad, Steve's 4th great-grandmother who married Daniel G. Everhart and begot Thomas Jefferson Everhart in 1849.  Thomas married Mary Jane Martin and begot Elmer Elsworth Everhart in 1877 in Sedalia, MO.  Elmer married Margret Izora Sims in 1902 and begot Lola Ray Everhart, Steve's 2nd Great-grandmother in 1906.

ECKMANN/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
David Keith Eckmann
is 64 years old today, born in 1946. David is the boys' 1st cousin twice removed.  He just died 3 years ago in Milledgeville, GA.  He has a living son that I've been in contact with named Kyle E. Eckmann who is the boys' 2nd cousin once removed.  David's mother is Peggy Everhart the youngest sister of Lola Ray Everhart, Steve's great-grandmother.


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