Friday, October 08, 2010

Meet the family for October 8th


Henry Marshall Cotton
died 91 years ago today in 1919 at the age of 70 in Leon, Butler, Kansas of cancer.  Henry is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Hubbard Cotton and Helen Marshal Cotton.  Hubbard Cotton married Mary Hazelitt and they begot Samuel Hazelitt Cotton, George Ira Cotton, Charles Sumner Cotton and James Rodrick Cotton.  After the death of his wife Mary in 1903, Hubbard lived with his son George in Friendship, NY until he died in 1910.  Samuel moved to Appleton City MO and married Lotti B. Ray in December of 1887 and begot Hubbard Ray Cotton, Marie Antoinette Cotton, the boys' great-grandmother and Helen Mar Cotton.

Sarah Ward
is 287 years old today, born in 1723.  Sarah is the boys' 7th great-grandaunt, the sister of Rebeckah Ward who married, William Cotton in Middletown, CT in 1742 and are the boys' 7th great-grandparents.

Mary Keith
is 277 years old today, born in 1733.  Mary is the boys' 7th great-grandaunt, the sister of Sylvia Keith who married Benjamin Walker of Bridgwater, Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1756.  They begot Marshall Walker in 1757 who married Hannah Dunbar and are the boys' 6th great-grandparents.  They begot Cady R. Walker in 1795 and Cady married Electa Sparks of Connecticut in 1813 and they begot Almira Walker who married Samuel Cheney Cotton and are the boys' 4th great-grandparents.

Mary Ruggles
is 308 years old today, born in 1702.  There are 136 women named Mary in our combined family trees.  Mary Ruggles is the wife of the boy's 8th great-granduncle, Hezekiah Gold, the brother of Samuel Gold the boys' 8th great-grandfather.


James Sims
is 256 years old today, born in 1754.  James is Steve's 5th great-grandfather.  He married Elizabeth Nancy Cotton and begot 6 children, Dryden Sims was the 5th one.  Dryden married Rebecca Bays in 1837 and they begot 4 children, the last one being Thomas Nuton Sims, Steve's 3rd great-grandfather who married Matilda Ann Boudinier and begot Margret Izora Sims in 1883.  Margret married Elmer Elsworth Everhart in 1902 and had 10 children, with Lola Ray Everhart being the second one.

Henry Wilford Conrad
died on this day in 1928 at age 83 in Independence, Kansas.  Henry is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Mary Ann Conrad who married Daniel G. Everhart and are the parents of Thomas Jefferson Everhart, Elizabeth Abegail Everhart and Nancy A. Everhart.


John Cleveland McCutcheon
died 55 years ago today in 1955 at the age of 70 in Morgan county, Alabama.  John is Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Lula May McCutcheon who married Samuel Omar Garrison in 1905 and begot Steve's great-grandmother, Sarah Eloise Garrison.


Joseph E. Johnson
died 115 years ago today in 1895 at the age of 66 in Owen county, IN.  Joseph is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Amanda Johnson, the 5th child of the 10 born to James Johnson and Mary Magdelaine Le Fevre.  Amanda married Andrew J. Wooden November 24th 1858 in Owen, county, IN and begot their first child, Joseph R. Wooden in 1860.  Joseph married Margaret Jennie Stanford and they are the boys' 2nd great-grandparents.


Mary A. Stanford
is 147 years old today, born in 1863.  Mary is the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt, the 3/4 sister of Margaret Jennie Stanford whose mother was Nancy Ann Kenley, Amanda Jane Kenley's sister.

Isaac Austin Stanford and Catherine Kneff's
175th anniversary is today, married in 1835 when he was 23 and she was 15 years old in Tippecanoe Indiana.  Isaac and Cathy are the boys' 4th great-grandparents.  They are the parents of 12 children with the second one being David Stanford, born in 1837.


John Luttrell
is 209 years old today, born in 1801.  John is Ella and Mason's 5th great-grandfather.  He married Clarissa Harlow White and begot Dialtha Almeda Luttrell in 1829.  Dialtha married George Washington Hulgan in Knox county, Tennessee June 8th 1848 and they begot 5 children, with John Miller Hulgan being the second child.

Inell Templeton and Stella Mae Dobbs'
74 anniversary is today, married in 1936, he at 22 and she at 17 years old in Dekalb county, Alabama.  Stella is Ella and Mason's 2nd cousin twice removed.  Her mother is Minnie Gertrude Burt, Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Minnie's father is John Henry Burt, Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed and Minnie's mother is Lillie Jane Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandaunt.  Lillie is the sister of Thomas Franklin Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather, while John Henry Burt's mother is Tempa Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of Tillman R. Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandfather.

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