Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Meet the family for October 5th


Elizabeth Louise (Betty) Steible (Wooden) is 82
years old today, born in 1928.  Betty met Jerry Wooden in 1948 and dated for 2 years before he could talk her into marrying him.  I for one am glad he did.  They were married on Thanksgiving Day in 1950 and begot 4 sons.  Jerry Jr., born in Kansas City, Mo  Steven Ray Wooden, Sr.,born in Dallas Texas, James Price Wooden, born in Denver, CO and Walter William Wooden, born in Atlanta, GA.  Have a happy birthday Mom and many, many more.  Betty has just started a e-commerce website to sell her antiques.  If you need a gift or are a collector check our   www.missbettysantiques.com

James Julious Sims
is 116 years old today, born in 1894.  James is Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Margret Izora Sims, Steve's 2nd great-grandmother.


David Barlow
died 215 years ago today in 1795 at the age of 76 in Fairfield CT. David is the boys' 8th great-grandfather.  He married Susanah Hubbard in Fairfield CT in December of 1743.  They begot David Barlow II who married Sarah Bradley in August of 1764 in Greenfield, CT and begot Anna Barlow, who married Talcott Gold in March of 1782 in Fairfield, CT.

Helen Marshal Cotton
is 175 years old today, born in 1835.  Hellen is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Hubbard Cotton, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather.

Roy Eldon Cotton
died 17 years ago today in 1993 at age 65 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  Roy is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed and the brother of Sharon Cotton Hohlfeld.  Their father is Elmer Morton Cotton, 1st cousin 4 times removed and Elmer's father is Henry Marshall Cotton, the brother of the aforementioned boys' 3rd great-grandfather, Hubbard Cotton.

Mary Harriet Boudinot
is 182 years old today in 1828.  Mary is the boys' 4th cousin 6 times removed, their 6th cousin 6 times removed and their 8th cousin 6 times removed.  Mary's mother is Harriet Ruggles Gold who married the Cherokee Indian Elias Boudinot aka Buck Waite.  Harriet is the boys' 3rd cousin 7 times removed.  Her father is Capt. Benjamin Gold, 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  Ben's father Rev. Hezekiah Gold, 1st cousin 9 times removed whose father is the brother of 8th great-grandfather Samuel Gold.  Samuel married Esther Bradley December 7, 1716 and they begot Abel Gold in 1727.  Abel married Ellen Burr December 19, 1754 and are the parents of 6th great-grandfather, Talcott Gold.


Jacob N. Stanford
is 149 years old today, born in 1861.  Jacob is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, the 3/4 brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford, via his mother Amanda Jane Kenley, David Stanford's 1st wife and then Nancy Ann Kenley, Margaret Jennie Stanford's mother and Amanda's sister, David's second wife.


Jonas Ausburne Keever
died 83 years ago today in 1927 at age 81 in Dekalb, AL. Jonas is Ella's 3rd great-grandfather who married Mary Ann Baker and begot Dellia Keever in 1890.  Dellia married Noah Benjamin Chambers in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers, Ella's Great-grandmother, the wife of Cecil Robert Hulgan.


James T. McMurrey
died 48 years ago today in 1962 at age 40.  James is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Lee Vernon McMurrey the brother of 3rd great-grandmother, Ida Jane McMurrey.  Ida married William Mitchell Mayne and they begot 2nd great-grandmother Donie Mae Mayne in 1909.

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