Monday, November 29, 2010

Meet the family for November 29th

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BANKS/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Bradley Banks
is 233 years old today, born in 1777.  Brad is the husband of the boys' 5th great-grandmother, Sally Gold.  Sally is the mother of Samuel Cheney Cotton via her second husband Ira Cotton.

CLEVELAND/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
 Sarah J. Cleveland
died 73 years ago today in 1937 at age 80 in Elmira New York.  Sarah is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  Her father is Morgan R. Cleveland the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  His mother is Nancy Ann Cotton, the sister of the aforementioned Ira Cotton.

STONER/ABELL/FRAZER/BATHOLOMEW/VANCISE/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Irene Hannah Stoner
is 110 years old today born in 1900.  Irene is the wife of the boys' 4th cousin 3 times removed, Robert Frazier Abell, Sr. whose mother is Lena V. Frazer, 3rd cousin 4 times removed, her mother is Amelia S. Batholomew, 2nd cousin 5 times removed, her mother is Deborah A. VanCise, 1st cousin 6 times removed, her mother is Polly Cotton, 5th great-grandaunt and sister of the aforementioned, Ira Cotton.

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Lyman Walker
is 186 years old today, born in 1824.  Lyman is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, brother of Almira Walker who married Samuel Cheney Cotton, the boys' 4th great-grandfather and son of the aforementioned Ira Cotton.

BROWNE/FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
William Browne
is 417 years old today, born in 1593.  Bill is the the boys' 11th great-granduncle, the brother of Sarah Browne who married Arthur Fenner and are the boys' 11th great-grandparents.  They begot Phoebe Fenner in 1633 who married William Ward in 1660 and begot Phoebe Ward in 1663.  Phoebe married Samuel Hall and they begot Experience Hall in 1684.  Experience married Samuel Cotton and they begot William Cotton who married Rebeckah Ward and begot Thomas Cotton who married Anna Hubbard and begot the aforementioned, Ira Cotton.  All roads lead to Ira today.

GREEN/GRIGGS/STOWE/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary Green
died 371 years ago today in 1639 at 49 years old in Roxbury, Massachusetts.  It was tragic really.  She was push from a subway platform and was killed by the train.  Mary is the boys' 11th great-grandmother.  She married Thomas Griggs and begot Mary Griggs in 1618.  Mary married Thomas Stowe of Biddenden, Kent, England December 4, 1639 in Roxbury, Massachusetts.  They begot 8 children with Mary Marie Stowe being the 3rd born and the boys' 9th great grandmother.  Mary Marie married the Rev. John Cotton around 1666 and they begot Samuel Cotton, the boys' 8th great-grandfather, the 4th born to their family of 6 children.  Samuel, of course is the husband of Experience Hall and they are the boys' 8th great-grandparents.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Clyde Oliver Stanford
is 127 years old today, born in 1883.  C.O. is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  He was born in Lone Pine, Brown county, Nebraska and died in San Francisco, CA at age 23.  His father is James Isaac Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-granduncle and 3/4 brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Hugh E. Mayne
  or Ernest Hugh Mayne, died 13 years ago today in 1997 at age 68 in Ocala, Florida.  Hugh is the kids' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  His father is Robert Franklin Mayne, the kids' 2nd great-granduncle and brother of Ida Jane McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

HOOTEN/BECK/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Jay Hooten's
birthday is today, I don't know what year.  Jay is the husband of the kids' 1st cousin twice removed, Melinda Beck.  They have two children, Miranda Hooten and Michael Hooten.  Melinda's mother is Lelia Jane Myer, the girls Great-grandaunt and sister of Dick Myer, the kids' great-grandfather.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Mitch Brown
is 40 years old today, born in 1970.  Mitch died January 13, 1975 at age 4.  He is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed and the son of Jerrel Thomas Brown the girls' great-granduncle and his wife Nancy.

BROWN/MYER/
HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Doyle Brown
died 12 years ago today.  Doyle is the kids' great-granduncle, the brother of Ella Ween Brown-Myer.  Doyle married Barbara Wilhoite and begot Pam, Gina and Sammy Brown, all are the kids' 1st cousins twice removed.  Pam married Mark Bullard and begot Blake Bullard, the kids' 2nd cousin once removed.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Sally Mae Naugher
is 92 years old today, born in 1918.  Sally is Tara and Calum's grandaunt, the sister of her younger brother, Moses S. Naugher.  Sally died in 1995 at age 76 in Centre, AL.





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