Sunday, August 15, 2010

Meet the family for August 15th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY TREE

BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Henry Lee Brown
is 125 today, born in 1885.  Henry is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Martin Van Buren Brown, the boys' 3rd great-granduncle and the brother of Charlotte Brown who married Thomas B. Ray and begot Lotti B. Ray.  Lotti married Samuel Hazelitt Cotton and begot, Hubbard Ray Cotton, Marie Antoinette Cotton and Helen Mar Cotton.

FERGUSON/GALT/BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joseph Ferguson
is 96 years old today, born in 1914. Joe is the boys' 3rd cousin twice removed.  His mother is Juanita M. Galt, the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  Juanita's father is Thomas Resin Galt, the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Tom's mother is Mary Ann Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt and the sister of the aforementioned Charlotte Brown.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Pluma Odell Mayne
is 90 years old today, born in 1920.  Odell is the kids' 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Donie Mae Mayne who married Oscar T. Brown and begot Ella Ween Brown who married Dick Myer.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Sarah Jane Naugher
died 118 years ago today in 1892 at age 46.  Sarah is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin 4 times removed whose father is Daniel Naugher, Tara and Calum's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Robert Marion Naugher, Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandfather who married Mary Ann Reedy and begot Moses Service Naugher in 1851. Sarah died young but she had married Lemuel Hayden Sanford when she was 20 and they begot 8 children. Mary Elizabeth Sanford, Henry Daniel Sanford, Robert Sanford, Martha Sanford, James Pace Sanford, Pronce Sanford, Annie L. Sanford and Sarah J. Sanford.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MEADOWS/BARNETT/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Jacob C. Meadows
died 170 years ago today in 1840 at the age of 66 in Forsyth, Georgia.  Jabob married Hannah West and are the kids' 6th great-grandparents.  They begot Rachel Meadows in 1813 who married Abel M. Barnett, all in Oglethorpe, GA.  Rachel and Abel begot 9 children with David A Barnett being the first born in 1833.  David married Jane C. ? and are the kids' 4th great-grandparents.  They begot Lucy E. Barnett in 1858, also the first born,  who married Dedrick Henry Meyer in 1875.  They are the kids' 3rd great-grandparents and begot 6 children before Dedrick was killed helping fight a fire in 1889, just a month before Lucy gave birth to Dedrich Homer Myer, the kids 2nd great-grandfather.

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