Friday, June 25, 2010

Meet the family for June 25th

Correction on yesterday's post about the Ella names in the family.  I got confused and listed Ella E. Doller as the kid's 3rd cousin.  Accually she is MY 3rd cousin 3 times removed and not in the Brown/Myer family line at all.  Thank you every one for reading and catching my mistakes. - jerry


Ardie Mack McMurrey
died 20 years ago today, in 1990 at the age of 49.  Ardie is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed. His father is Grover Cleveland McMurrey the kids' 3rd great-granduncle and the brother of Ida Jane McMurray.  Ida is the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.  She married William Mitchell Mayne in 1899 and begot 8 children, the 3rd being Donie Mae MayneWilliam Mayne's mother was also a Ella.  She was Ella Higgins.  So here are the Ella named people in our tree. Ella Higgins, the kids' 4th great-grandmother, Ella E. Doller, the kids' 3rd cousin.  Ella Mariah Crow, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.  Ella Marie Hosler.  Ella Ween Brown, the kids' great-grandmother.  And the next name is an Ella for the middle name.


George P. Powers
is 160 years old today, born in Ohio in 1850. George is the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  George's mother is Lydia Ann Banks, the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Lydia's father is David Bradley Banks, the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton via their mother Sally Gold.  Their different fathers were Bradley Banks and Ira Cotton.

Capt., Benjamin Gold
is 248 years old today, born in 1762.  Capt Gold is the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  His father is the Rev., Hezekiah Gold, Jr. whose father Hezekiah Gold Sr. is the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of 8th great-grandfather, Samuel Gold


John Wesley Reeves, Sr. and Sarah Eloise Garrison's
78th anniversary is today, married in 1932.  John was 20 and Sarah 22 years old.  John and Sarah are Steve's great-grandparents.  John was born December 29, 1911 and Sarah November 27, 1909 in Morgan Alabama.  They begot 4 children, Donald Boyd Reeves (1934- ), John Wesley Reeves, Jr. (1935- ), Dottie Joan Reeves (1937- ) and Judith May Reeves (1940- ).  All except John Jr.(grandfather) are Steve's grandaunts and granduncles.


Lenore B. Comings is 151 years old today, born in 1858. Lenore is  Steven Ray Wooden, Jr.'s  2nd great-grandaunt's husband's mother.  Lenore married Horace Edgar Ince in 1878 and begot Frank Ince in 1885.  Frank is the husband of Rebecca Elizebeth Sims, Steve's 2nd great-grandaunt.  Rebecca's sister is Margret Izora Sims, Steve's 2nd Great-grandmother who married Elmer Elsworth Everhart and begot Lola Ray Everhart in 1906.


Jordan Kyle Naugher is 10 years old today, HAPPY BIRTHDAY JORDAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Jordan is the son of Calum Stewart Naugher and the 1/2 nephew of Tara Modesa Naugher.

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