Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Meet the family for July 6th


James Loid Naugher
is 126 years old today, born in 1884.  James is Tara and Calum's Great-granduncle.  He married Minnie Lee Roberts and had 11 Naugher children between 1900 and 1928.  James was the oldest of the 7 full children that his parents, Moses Service Naugher and Sallie E. Savage had.  Moses also had 6 children with Marriell Burrow.  James' brother is Horace Savage Naugher who married Maxie Ruth Smith and begot Moses S. Naugher in 1920.


May Bell Stanford
is 125 years old today, born in 1885.  May is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed, via David Stanford and Nancy Ann Kenley and also the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, via James S Kenley and Mary Jane Gill. May Bell is the daughter of James Isaac Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, where James' father is David Stanford who was married to both Amanda Jane Kenley and her sister Nancy Ann Kenley.  James S. Kenley and Mary Jane Gill are Amanda and Nancy's parents where David Stanford is the boys' 3rd great-grandfather, Amanda, his first wife is just the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt.


Thomas Ward, Jr.
died 281 years ago today in 1729 at age 44 in Middletown, CT. Here is another double relation.  Thomas is the boys' 8th great-grandfather via his marriage to Rebecka Birnham.  He is also the boys' 1st cousin 10 times removed, via his grandmother Phoebe Fenner.  Going straight down the line from Thomas Ward, Jr. to his progeny, Rebeckah Ward, makes him the boys' 8th great-grandfather Rebeckah Ward married William Cotton whose parents are Samuel Cotton and Experience Hall.  Going up the line Thomas Ward, Sr.'s parents are William Ward and Phoebe Fenner, the boys' 10th great grandparents.  They begot not only Thomas Ward, Sr., but Phoebe Ward the boys' 9th great grandmother and 9th great-grandaunt.  Phoebe married Samuel Hall and they begot Experience Hall who married into the Cotton line when she married Samuel Cotton.  They begot William Cotton who later marries Rebeckah Ward, his second cousin, the daughter of Thomas Ward, Jr. and Rebecka Birnham.  Wow, long way to go but we got there.

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