Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Meet the family for February 1, 2011

MYER/MEYER-FAMILY LINE

MEYER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Brunno Davied Meyer
is 135 years old today, born in 1876 the first of 6 children born to Dedrick Henry Meyer and Lucy E. Burnett.  Brunno is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle.  Brunno's youngest sibling is Dedrich Homer Myer, the kids' 2nd great-grandfather.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Fenner Ward
died 236 years ago today in 1775 at age 49.    Fenner Ward was born Nov 15, 1725 in Middletown, Connecticut.  Fenner is the boys' 7th great-granduncle.  Fenner's parents are Thomas Ward and Rebecka Birnham the boys' 8th great-grandparents.  Fenner's youngest sister is Rebeckah Ward who married William Cotton and begot Thomas Cotton in 1764.

RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Lotti B. Ray
died 60 years ago today in 1951 at age 85 in Kansas City, MO  in the home of her daughter Marie and Marie's husband Walter Wooden.  Lotti is the boys' Great, great-grandmother.  She was married to Samuel Hazelitt Cotton.   Mom said that Lottie suffered several strokes and in the end was in a wheelchair.  She was a great artist and mom has an oil painting, several water colors and a few pieces of her china painting.
Lottie B. Ray/Cotton

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