Monday, July 12, 2010

Meet the family for July 12th

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

JAEGER/POWERS/BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Charles Ernest Jaegar
is 134 years old today, born in 1876.  Charles is the boys' 3rd cousin 3 times removed.  His mother is Helen Altana Powers, the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  Helen'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 and the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, the boys' 4th great-grandfather, via their mother Sally Gold..

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

AKINS/STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Archibald Stewart and Rachel Akins'
206th anniversary is today, married in 1804 in Rock Hill, York, South Carolina when he was 22 and she was 19 years old.  Archi and Rachel are Tara and Calum's 5th great-grandparents.  They begot 12 children with John Thomas Stewart being the 8th born.  John, who was killed in the Civil War, married Emily Caroline Bale and they begot 11 children of their own.  Their first born was Frances Matilda Stewart, Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandmother who along with her husband Frances Marion Savage, produced 17 children of their own, in her relatively short life of 43 years.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

BURT/COPELAND/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
John Henry Burt
died 75 years ago today in 1935 at age 67 in Dekalb, AL. John is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed and the husband of Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandaunt, Lillie Jane Hulgan. Lillie and John are first cousins.  John's mother is Tempa Copeland, Lillie's grandaunt and Tempa's parents, John Copeland and Martha Baxter are Lillie's great-grandparents.  Their first born, Tillman R. Copeland is Lillie's grandfather and their daughter, Ruth J. Copeland is Lillie's mother.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Melba Cora Myer
is 82 years old today, born in 1928.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY MELBA!  Melba is the kids' great-grandaunt, and the sister of Roland Max Myer.  Melba is the 5th of the 11 Myers born to Dedrich Homer Myer and Cora Augusta Edge.

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