Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Meet the family for August 3rd

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Abraham Johnson
died 110 years ago today in 1900 at age 69 in Owen county, IN. Abe is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden November 24, 1858 and begot 6 children, Joseph R. Wooden being the first born.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Almira Walker
is 196 years old today, born in 1814. Almira is the boys' 4th great-grandmother and their 8th cousin 6 times removed.  Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1834 in Cuba, New York.  They begot 3 children, the second child being Hubbard Cotton born in 1838.  Hubbard married Hary Hazelitt and they begot Samuel Hazelitt Cotton in 1862.  Samuel married Lotti B. Ray in 1887 and begot Marie Antoinette Cotton in 1891 in Appleton City, MO.

LEATHLE/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth Bethia Leathle
died 214 years ago today in 1796 at age 66 in Middletown, Connecticut. Liz is the wife of the boys' 7th great-granduncle, Thomas Ward III.  Thomas' sister is Rebeckah Ward, the boys' 7th great-grandmother who married William Cotton in 1742 and begot Thomas Cotton in 1764.

BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Talcott Banks
is 206 years old today, born in 1894.  Talcott is the boy's 1/2 4th great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, via their mother Sally Gold who was married to both Bradley Banks and Ira Cotton.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Cora E. Stanford
is 133 years old today, born in 1877.  Cora is the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden the son of Andrew J. Wooden and Amanda Johnson.

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Josephine Stanford
is 133 years old today, born in 1877.  Josephine is also the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt, because she is the aforementioned, Cora  E. Stanford's twin sister.  Unforunately Josephine only lived a month and her sister Cora lived less than 3 years.  David Stanford and Nancy Ann Kenley had two sets of twins.  The others, Etta May and Effa June died very young also.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Moses Service Naugher and Sallie E. Savage's 127th anniversary is today, married in 1883, he aged 32 and she aged 21.  Moses and Sallie are Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandparents.  They begot Horace Savage Naugher in 1897.  Moses had also been married to Marriell Burrows and had 6 children with her.  Moses had a total of 13 children with Sallie and Marriell.

 
HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

MARTIN/WEST/CHAMBERS/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
David Martin is
175 years old today, born in 1835.  David is Ella and Mason's 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Delila Caroline Martin who married William H. West in 1850 and begot Sarah Matilda West in 1854.  Sarah married John Henry Chambers in 1871 and begot Noah Benjamin Chambers in 1879.  Noah married Dellia Keever in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers in 1909.  Nellie married Cecil Robert Hulgan, Ella and Mason's great-grandfather.

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