Thursday, July 01, 2010

Meet the family for July 1st


Alfred Blane Crow
is 122 years old today, born in 1888.  Al is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle.  His sister is Ella Mariah Crow the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.  Al and Ella's parents are John Christopher Crow and his second wife Mary Jane Cothern.  Chris was married first to Charity Adeline Holland in March of 1858.  They didn't have any children. Then Chris married Mary Jane Cothern in May of  1872 and they had 11 children.  Ella Mariah was the 3rd and Alfred Blane Crow was the 10th.

Henry Roscoe Wood
died 53 years ago today in 1957 at age 75 in Kings county, California.  Henry is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt's husband's brother.  Henry is the brother of Richard Tholian Wood who married Mattie Carolyn Edge, the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt.  Mattie's brother is Joseph Lewis Edge, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather who married Alice Cora Starling and begot Cora Augusta Edge in 1902.  Cora married Dedrich Homer Myer January 19, 1920.

Otto Bradford Hood
is 97 years old today, born in 1913. Otto died April 10, 1988.  He was married to Thelma Lucille Parker, the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Thelma's mother is Lou Della McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt.  Lou's sister is Ida Jane McMurray and their parents are the kids' 4th great-grandparents, William M. McMurrey and Lucy Ann Kelly.  Ida Jane married William Mitchell Mayne in 1899 and begot Donie Mae Mayne in 1909.


Robert Lay
died 272 years ago today in 1738 at age 84 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut. Robert is the boys' 1st cousin 11 times removed. Robert's mother is Sarah Fenner, the boys' 10th great-grandaunt who's sister is Phoebe Fenner, the boys' 10th great-grandmother.  Phoebe married William Ward in 1660 in Middletown, CT and begot Phoebe Ward who married Samuel Hall in 1683 and begot Experience Hall in 1684.

Louise J. Stanford
is 174 years old today, born in 1836.  Louise is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt whose brother, David Stanford married his second wife and the boys' 3rd great-grandmother, Nancy Ann Kenley in 1865 in Clay county, IL.  They begot Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1865 and she married Joseph R. Wooden in 1884.

Oliver Kaufman Wishard
is 151 years old today, born in 1859.  Oliver is the husband of the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt, Catherine Ethilinda Stanford.  Catherine is the sister of the afore mentioned Margaret Jennie Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother

Thomas Banks
died 191 years ago today in 1819 at age 71 in Weston, Fairfield, Connecticut.  Tom is the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  His mother is Hannah Bradley, the boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed.  Hannah's father is John Bradley, the boys' 8th great-granduncle and the brother of Gershom Bradley the boys' 8th great-grandfather.  Gershom married Sarah Sherwood and begot Sarah Bradley in 1744.  Sarah married David Barlow II and begot Anna Barlow, the boys' 6th great-grandmother and the wife of Talcott Gold.


Paul Naugher
is 86 years old today, born in 1924. Paul is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin twice removed.  Paul's father is James Loid Naugher, Tara and Calum's great-granduncle whose brother is Horace Savage Naugher, Tara and Calum's great-grandfather who married Maxie Ruth Smith..

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