Friday, September 10, 2010

Meet the family for September 10th


Charles Reiff
is 104 years old today, born in 1906.  Charles is the husband of Steve's Great-grandaunt, Lillian Ruth Everhart, the sister of Lola Ray Everhart.


Elisha Ward
is 301 years old today born in 1709.  Elisha is the boys' 7th great-grandaunt, the sister of Rebeckah Ward, the boys' 7th great grandmother who married William Cotton.  Elisha was the first born to Thomas Ward, Jr. and Rebecka Birnham but didn't live long, she died April 18, 1710 at just 7 months old.

Rebecka Birnham
is 325 years old today, born in 1685 at age 38 in Middletown, CT.  Interesting that Rebecka was born on the same day as her first child, the afore mentioned Elisha Ward.

James Monroe Brown
died 140 years ago today in 1870 at age 50 in Silver Mountain, Alpine, CA. James is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Resin D. Brown who married Rachel Earnest and begot Charlotte Brown, the mother of Lotti Ray.


John Christopher Crow
is 172 years old today, born in 1838.  John is the kids' 4th great-grandfather.  He married Mary Jane Cothern on May 2, 1872 and begot 11 children, the 3rd being Ella Mariah Crow in 1876.  Ella married Oscar Routh Brown and begot Oscar Thomas Brown in 1912.


Isaac Wooden
died 90 years ago today in 1920 at the age of 86 in Carlisle Kentucky.  Isaac is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  His father is 5th great-granduncle, John Wooden, the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Robert Wooden.  Robert and John's parents are Robert Wooden, Sr. and Jane Barnhill.  Robert Jr. married Malinda Mahala Wilhoit in February of 1819 and begot 11 children with Andrew Jackson Wooden being the last born in 1833.  Andrew married Amanda Johnson in November of 1858 and begot 6 children.

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