Friday, August 06, 2010

Meet the family for August 6th


James Tappin
died 298 years ago today in 1712 at age 69 in Middletown, CT.  James is the boys' 10th great-grandfather.  He married Anna Garrett and begot Anna Tappin in 1662.  Anna married Thomas Ward, Sr. in Middletown, CT December 6, 1712 and begot Thomas Ward, Jr. in 1684.  Oh, that must be a mistake.  Jr. must be something different.  Oh, well, Jr. married Rebecka Birnham in 1707 and begot Rebeckah Ward in 1723.  RW married William Cotton in Middletown, CT in 1742 and are the boys' 7th great-grandparent.

Peter Brown
is 165 years old today, born in 1845.  Peter is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle.  His sister is Charlotte Brown who married Thomas B. Ray and they begot Lotti B. Ray who married Samuel Hazelitt Cotton.


Jeffrey Lee Reeves
is 26 years old today, born in 1984.  Jeffrey is Steve's 2nd cousin.  Jeffrey is the offspring of Lori Leslie Reeves and Clay, her first marriage.  Lori is Steve's 1st cousin once removed and the daughter of Martha Ann Chandley and Steve's granduncle, Donald Boyd Reeves.

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