Friday, October 15, 2010

Meet the family for October 15th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BROWNE/FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joseph Browne
died 377 years ago today, in 1633 at age 71 in Rusper, Sussex, England.  Joe is the boys' 12th great-grandfather.  Born in Horley England in 1562 he married Margery Patching from Horsham, England in Horley on February 16, 1584.  They begot 5 children with Sarah, the only girl, the 3rd born.  Sarah married Arthur Fenner in 1614 in England and begot 7 children, the last being Phoebe Fenner, but she was born in Watertown, CT in 1633.  Phoebe married William Ward in March of 1660 in Middletown, CT and begot 9 children with Phoebe Ward being the second born.  This Phoebe of course married Samuel Hall and they begot 6 children, with Experience Hall being the 1st.

BIRNHAM/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Rebecka Birnham
died 287 years ago today in 1723 at age 38 in Middletown, CT.  Speaking of the Wards.  The aforementioned William Ward who married Phoebe Fenner begetting Phoebe Ward in the process, also begot Thomas Ward, Sr, the first born of the nine. Thomas married Anna Tappin and they begot Thomas Ward, Jr. who married this Rebecka Birnham on August 28, 1707 in Hartford, CT.  They begot Rebeckah Ward who married William Cotton in Middletown, CT September 22, 1742.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

MILLER/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Stephen Hulgan and Sarah Miller's
202 anniversary is today, married in 1808 both 28 years old in Randolph, NC.  They are Ella and Mason's 5th great-grandparents, the parents of George Washington Hulgan who married Dialtha Almeda Luttrell in 1848 and begot John Miller Hulgan in 1852.  John married Ruth J. Copeland in 1871 and they begot Thomas Franklin Hulgan in 1876.  Thomas is Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

SANDERS/CROW/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Deborah Emmaline Sanders
is 142 years old today, born in 1868.  Deborah is the wife of the kids' 1st cousin 5 times removed, Jasper Lee Crow.  Jasper was born in Alpine, Chattooga, Georgia in 1868 and died in Wellston, Lincoln, Oklahoma in 1954.  His father is Isaac Allen Crow, Jr. the brother of 4th great-grandfather John Christopher Crow.

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