Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Meet the family for November 17th


Daniel Cotton
is 287 years old today, born in 1723.  Dan is the boys' 7th great-granduncle, the brother of William Cotton who married Rebeckah Ward in Middletown, CT September 22, 1742 and begot Thomas Cotton in 1764, the last of their 6 children.


Mary A. Stanford
died 147 years ago today in 1863 at the age of 1 month old in Clay IL.  Mary is the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt, the offspring of David Stanford and Amanda Jane Kenley his first wife.  Mary is the last child born to Amanda.  In fact, Amanda gave birth to Mary on October 8th and Mary died November 17th and Amanda died December 18th.  David married Amanda's sister Nancy Ann Kenley, two years later and their first child was Margaret Jennie Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother, who married Joseph R. Wooden.

Morris Bennett
died 84 years ago today in 1926 at age 71 in Tolono, Champaign, IL.  Morris is the husband of the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, Catherine Ethilinda Stanford, the sister of the aforementioned David Stanford.


Edna Belle Everhart
is 97 years old today, born in 1913.  Edna is Steve's great-grandaunt, the sister of his great-grandmother, Lola Everhart-Steible.  Edna married Leonard Frank Hinson and begot Joeann Hinson.  Joeann, Steve's 1st cousin twice removed, married Bill Kramer and begot Laura, Billy and John Kramer, Steve's 2nd cousins once removed.  Edna was the 5th born of the 10 children that Elmer Elsworth Everhart and Margret Izora Sims begot from 1904 to 1923.  Lola was the 2nd born.


Francis Selina Barnett
died 106 years ago today in 1904 at the age of 69 in Denton, Texas.  Francis is the kids' 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of David A. Barnett who was the first born to Francis' second born of the the 9 children Abel M. Barnett and Rachel Meadows begot.


Scottie Peels and Loucretia Brown's
20th anniversary is today, married in 1990 in cleveland, Tennessee when he was 21 and she was 17 years old.  Loucretia is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed.  Her parents are Nancy Andrews and the kids' great-granduncle, Jerrel Thomas Brown.  Loucretia is the youngest of Jerrel and Nancy's 4 children.  Loucretia married Scottie and begot 3 children, Colton, Christian and Savannah Peels, all the kids' 2nd cousins once removed.

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