Friday, July 02, 2010

Meet the family for July 2nd

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Charity Adeline Holland
is 171 years old today, born in 1839. Charity is the first wife of the kids' 4th great-grandfather John Christopher Crow.  His second wife, Mary Jane Cothern is the kids' 4th great-grandmother and the mother of Ella Mariah Crow, Ella, Caitlyn and Mason's 3rd great-grandmother.  Ella Mariah Crow married Oscar Routh Brown and begot 5 Brown children, the last one being Oscar Thomas Brown who married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937.

McMURRAY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Ida Jane McMurray
is 129 years old today, born in Sand Rock, AL in 1881.  She lived until 1960 when she died at age 78.  Ida is the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.  She married William Mitchell Mayne on December 31, 1899 in Cherokee, AL.  Interestingly, William's mother is Ella Higgins.  William and Ida begot Donie Mae Mayne (3rd of 8) in 1909.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Daniel Burr
is 280 years old today, born in 1730 as was his twin brother Seth below.  Daniel is the boys' 9th great-grandfather.  He married Abigail Glover December 11, 1678 in New Haven, CT and begot the Capt, Seth Samuel Burr in 1694.  Capt Burr married Elizabeth Wakeman in June of 1722 in Fairfield, CT and begot 11 more Burrs, the 8th one being Ellen Burr, born in 1736.  Ellen married Abel Gold and together are the boys' 7th great-grandparents and the parents of Talcott Gold.

BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Seth Samuel Burr
is 280 years old today, born in 1730.  Seth is the son of the afore mentioned Capt. Seth Samuel Burr.  This Seth is the boys' 7th great-granduncle born 5th among his 11 total siblings.

FISH/SILLIMAN/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary Fish
died 191 years ago today in 1818 at the age of 82 in Wallingford, CT. Mary is the boys' 7th great-grandfather's wife's brother's wife.  I mention this because I have a good picture.  Mary is Brigadier General, Gold Selleck Silliman's second wife.  The Brigadier is the son of Judge, Ebenezer Silliman who is the father of Amelia Silliman, the wife of the boys' 7th great-granduncle, Ebenezer Burr.  Ebenezer is the brother of the afore mentioned Seth Samuel Burr and Ellen Burr.

RUGGLES/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary Ruggles
died 260 years ago today in 1750 at age 47 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut.  Mary is the wife of the boys' 8th great-granduncle, Hezekiah Gold, the brother of Samuel Gold both born to Nathan Gold, Jr. and Hannah Tallcott, the boys' 9th great-grandparents.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
John Naugher
died 120 years ago today in 1890 at age 76 in Cherokee county Alabama.  John is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  His father is Jack Naugher Tara and Calum's 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Joseph Naugher who married Jane Ingram and are Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandparents.  They begot 7 children with Robert Marion Naugher being the first born.  Robert married Mary Ann Reedy and they begot 5 girls and 1 boy, Moses Service Naugher, born in 1851 and Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandfather.


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