Saturday, July 24, 2010

Meet the family for July 24th


Friedrike Collius
is 211 years old today, born in 1799.  She is the mother of the husband of the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed. Slow Day.  Friedrike, from Baden Wurttembery, Germany, married Christoph Heinrich Jaeger and begot Gustavus Jaeger in 1838.  Gustavus, also from Germany came to the states and married Helen Altana Powers June 26, 1869 in Sandusky, Ohio.  The begot 6 children, the first being Lucy Powers Jaeger born in 1870.  But Helen's mother is the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed, Lydia Ann Banks.  Lydia's father is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, David Bradley Banks the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, via their mother Sally Gold.

Sara Fitch
is 379 years old today, born in 1631.  Sara is the wife of boys' 9th great-granduncle, John Burr, Sr.  John's brother is Daniel Burr, the boys' 9th great-grandfather who married Abigail Glover and begot Capt., Seth Samuel Burr in 1694.  Seth married Elizabeth Wakeman in June of 1722 and begot 11 children, the 8th being Ellen Burr who later married Abel Gold and together are the parents of Talcott Gold.


Ora Edge
is 124 years old today, born in 1886.  Ora is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt the sister of Joseph Lewis Edge the kids' 3rd great-grandfather who married Alice Cora Starling and begot Cora Augusta Edge in 1902.


Thomas Hulgan
died 216 years ago today in 1794 at age 44. Thomas is Ella and Mason's 6th great-grandfather.  He married Fanny Ray  May 8, 1784 in Orange, NC and begot 4 chidren with Stephen Hulgan being the 2nd born.  Stephen married Sarah Miller October 15, 1808 in Randolph NC and they begot 6 children with George Washington Hulgan being the 4th born.  George moved to Tennessee in Knox county where he married Dialtha Almeda Luttrell June 8, 1848 and they begot 5 boys, with John Miller Hulgan being the second born. George moved to Alabama some time before John Miller Hulgan was born in 1852.  John met and married Ruth J. Copeland in Dekalb, Alabama November 15, 1871.

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