Monday, August 23, 2010

Meet the family for August 23rd


Ace Gwinn Edge
is 160 years old today born in 1850.  Ace is the kids' 4th great-grandfather.  He married Regina Ann Elizibeth Sims in 1872 in Union, SC and begot 9 children with Joseph Lewis Edge being the first.  Joseph, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather married Alice Cora Starling and begot 6 children, with Cora Augusta Edge being the second of the 6.  Cora, the kids' 2nd great-grandmother married Dedrich Homer Myer January 19, 1920.

Oda Levi Edge
is 127 years old today, born in 1883.  Oda is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle and son of the aforementioned Ace Gwin Edge, brother of Joseph Lewis Edge.

Giles Richard Ennis
died 101 years ago today in 1909 at age 67 in Birmingham, AL.  Giles is the husband of the kids' 4th great-grandaunt, Mary Elizabeth Starling.  Mary's brother is Wiley B. Starling and they were born to the kids' 5th great-grandparents, John Starling and Nancy Melby.  Wiley married Augusta A. Powers and they begot 12 children, the last of which was Alice Cora Starling the wife of the aforementioned Joseph Lewis Edge.


William Olen Brown is 145 years old today, born in 1865.  William is the husband of the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, Ora Edge who is the sister of Oda Edge and Joseph Edge and daughter of Ace Edge.


William Wilson Stanford
died 87 years ago today in 1923 at age 78.  Bill is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, brother of the omni present David Stanford.  Their parents are the boys' 4th great-grandparents, Isaac Austin Stanford and Catherine Kneff.

Andrew Dugar Stanford
died 63 years ago today in 1947 at age 57.  Andy is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed and their 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His father is James Isaac Stanford the son of David Stanford and his first wife, Amanda Jane Kenley.  His 1/2 sister is Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden in 1884.

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