Friday, September 03, 2010

Meet the family for September 3rd


Catherine Kneff
died 133 years ago today in 1877 at 57 in Clay county, Illinois.  Catherine is the boys' 4th great-grandmother.  She married Isaac Austin Stanford October 8, 1835 in Tippecanoe, Indiana and they begot 12 children, the second one is David Stanford born in 1837.


Charles C. Cotton
is 112 years old today, born in 1898.  Charles is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  His father, Charles G. Cotton is their 2nd cousin 5 times removed and his father, Cyrus H. Cotton is their 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Cyrus' father Chauncey H. Cotton (see picture) is the boys' 5th great-granduncle and his wife Anna Gold is the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, via Talcott Gold and Anna Barlow and also the boys' 7th cousin 7 time removed, via the Hopkins connection.  Chauncey's brother, Ira Cotton is the boys' 5th great-grandfather.

Chauncey H. Cotton and Anna Gold

Rebeckah Cotton
is 267 year old today, born in 1743.  Becky is the boys' 6th great-grandaunt and their 3rd cousin 8 times removed, via William Ward and Phoebe Fenner.  Becky' brother is Thomas Cotton, the boy's 6th great-grandfather.  Her mother is Rebeckah Ward also born on this day.

Rebeckah Ward
is 287 years old today, born in 1723. Rebeckah is the boys' 7th great-grandmother and their 2nd cousin 9 times removed, via her great-grandparents, William Ward and Phoebe Fenner.


John Christopher Crow
died 111 years ago today in 1899 at age 60 in Mentone, Alabama. John is the kids' 4th great-grandfather.  He married Mary Jane Cothern on May 2, 1872 and they begot 11 children, the 3rd being Ella Mariah Crow born Sepember 21, 1876.  Ella Mariah married Oscar Routh Brown and they begot 5 Brown children, the last one being Oscar Thomas Brown, born in 1912.  Oscar T. married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and they begot 3 children, the first, Ella Ween Brown born in 1937.  Ella Ween married Roland Max Myer March 31, 1956 in Trenton, GA and they begot the three Myer girls, Nancy Darlene Myer, Beverly Joan Myer and Thereasa Ellen Myer.  I just want to point out that Ella Marie Hosler's birthday is just 2 day's away from her 3rd great-grandmother's, Ella Mariah Crow.


Joseph E. Johnson
is 181 years old today, born in 1829.  Joe is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden November 24, 1858 in Owen, IN.


Michele Day's birthday is today
.  I'm sorry Michele, I don't know your maiden name or year of birth. For that matter I don't know Ray's birthday either.   Michele is the wife of our cousin Ray Day III, the boys' 1st cousin once removed.  Ray's mother is Charlotte Marjorie Wooden, the oldest of the the 3 Wooden Children born to Walter William Wooden, Sr. and Marie Antoinette Cotton. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHELE!!!

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