Monday, January 24, 2011

Meet the family for January 24, 2011


Charles Alfred Savage
died 57 years ago today in 1954  in Lake Butler, Union, Florida. Tara and Calum's 2nd Great-granduncle, died on this day in 1954 at the age of 75.  We discussed Charles on his birthday Jan 8th, but I'll rehash.  Born Jan 8th in Ladiga, Calhoun, Alabama to Frances Marion Savage and Frances Matilda Stewart. Charles was the 12th child in that 17 child family.


Lewis Henry Everhart and Pearl May Bell's
97th anniversary is today, married in 1914 when he was 43 and she 32 years old.  Lewis is Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, the oldest brother of Elmer Elsworth Everhart, Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.  They and 5 others were born to Thomas Jefferson Everhart and Mary Jane Martin.


Timothy Hall
is 267 years old today, born in 1744.  Tim is the boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed.  His father is Samuel Hall, Jr. their 8th great-granduncle, brother of Experience Hall their 8th great-grandmother.

Chauncey H. Cotton
is 220 years old today, born in 1791  He lived 78 years and died in 1869 in Friendship, NY.  He settled in Friendship in 1816.  Chauncey is the boys' 5th great-granduncle and the husband of their 5th great-grandaunt Anna Gold.  Chauncey's brother is Ira Cotton, the boys' 5th great-grandfather, and Chauncey's wife Anna Gold is the sister of Sally Gold, the boys' 5th Great-grandmother, and the wife of Ira Cotton, Chauncey's brother.


Todd Sobel's  36th
birthday is today, born in 1975.  Todd is the husband of the kids' 2nd cousin once removed, Jana Jennings.  Jana's mother is Susan Beck their 1st cousin twice removed.  Susan's mother is Lelia Jane Myer the girls' great-grandaunt and sister of their great-grandfather, Dick Myer.

Amber Shankles'
birthday is today.  Amber is the kids' 3rd cousin.  Her mother is Brandy Myer, the kids' 2nd cousin once removed, the daughter of Lyle Myer, 1st cousin twice removed.  Lyle's father is Thomas Fredrick "Fred" Myer, the brother of the kids' great-grandfather Roland Max "Dick" Myer.

Augusta Roscoe Brindley
died 16 years ago today in 1995 at age 79.  Augusta is the kids' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  His mother is Leler Jane Myer, the kids' 2nd great-grandaunt and sister of Dedrich Homer Myer, the kids' 2nd great-grandfather.


William Homer Mayne
died 125 years ago today in 1886 at age 67 in Gadsden, Alabama.  William Homer is the kids' 5th great-grandfather.  He married Martha and they begot 8 children with 4th great-grandfather, William Paul Mayne born 5th in 1849. William Paul married Ella Higgins November 28, 1874 and they begot William Mitchell Mayne in 1878.  William Mitchell married Ida Jane McMurrey December 31, 1899 in Cherokee, Alabama and they begot 9 children with Donie Mae Mayne, the kids' 2nd great-grandmother, born 4th in 1909.


Emma Jane Wihoit
is 140 years old today, born in 1871.  Emma is the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed, whose father, 1st cousin 5 times removed, David Eli Wilhoit is the son of Israel Wilhoit, the brother of 4th great-grandmother, Malinda Mahala Wilhoite.  Malinda married Robert Miller Wooden in Jefferson Kentucky February 18, 1819.  They begot 11 children with the last being the boys' 3rd great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Wooden in 1860.

Susan Wooden
died 115 years ago today in 1896 at age 75.  Susan is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of the aforementioned Andrew Jackson Wooden.  She was born in 1820, 40 years before her brother Andrew Jackson Wooden.  Susan was probably the first born with Robert and Malinda being married in 1819.  Interestingly, Andrew was the last born of the 11 children she had with Robert, but Robert died and Malinda remarried to Jefferson Hezekiah Woodsmall and had 2 more children, Harrison and Benjamin F. Woodsmall.  Ben was born in 1844 when Malinda was 44 years old.

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