Thursday, August 12, 2010

Meet the family for August 12th


Clara Sallie Naugher
is 101 years old today, born in 1909.  Clara is Chris and Jordans' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Her father is Chris and Jordan's 2nd great-granduncle, James Loid Naugher the brother of Horace Savage Naugher, Chris and Jordan's 2nd great-grandfather.

Samuel Davis Savage
died 82 years ago today in 1928 at the age of 58.  Samuel is the 6th of the 17 born to the two Frances'.  Samuel is Chris and Jordan's 4th great-granduncle and the brother of Sallie E. Savage, the oldest.  Sallie married Moses Service Naugher bringing her into the Naugher clan.

Rachel M. Stewart
died on this day in 1858 in Cherokee, Alabama at age 5 months having been born March 19, 1858.  Rachel is Chris and Jordan's 4th great-grandaunt.  Rachel's parents are John Thomas Stewart and Emily Caroline Bale.  Rachel was born number 9 of their 11 children.


Grover Cleveland McMurrey
and Davie Inez Green's 93 anniversary is today married in 1917, he at 26 she at 16.  Grover is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Ida Jane McMurray who married William Mitchell Mayne and begot Donie Mae Mayne.  I am recently finding a wealth of information on the McMurray's.  One thing I've found is that the name is spelled 4 different ways, McMurry, McMurrey, McMurray and even McMurtry!.  I will spell it the way that I find it until I have more information.  More to come.

Lena Parker
is 108 years old today, born in 1902.  Lena is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Her mother is Lou Della McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Ida Jane McMurray, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother who married William Mitchell Mayne and begot Donie Mae Mayne, the kids' 2nd great-grandmother.


John Browne
is 406 years old today born in 1604.  John was born in Rusper, Sussex, England and died the same year.  He is the boys' 11th great-granduncle, twice.  His sister is Sarah Browne who married Arthur Fenner in England in 1614.  They begot Phoebe Fenner the boys' 10th great grandmother who was born in Watertown, CT in 1633.  Phoebe married William Ward and had Thomas Ward, Sr.  and Phoebe Ward both of which are the boys' 9th great-grandparents.  Thomas is because he married Anna Tappin and begot Thomas Ward, Jr. who married Rebecka Birnham and begot Rebeckah Ward who married William CottonPhoebe Ward is because she married Samuel Hall and they begot Experience Hall who married Samuel Cotton and begot William Cotton who Rebeckah Ward married.

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