Thursday, February 24, 2011

Meet the family for February 24, 2011

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
David Stanford and Amanda Jane Kenley's
152 anniversary is today, married in 1859. She was 19 and he was 21. Amanda was David's first wife.  She bore him 3 children, James, Jacob and Mary.  Amanda died in 1863 and David married her sister Nancy Ann Kenley in 1865.  Nancy begot 10 children, with Margaret Jennie Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother being the first born.

KENLEY/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Kenley
died 155 years ago today in 1856 at age 79. John is the boys' 5th great-grandfather and the father of James S. Kenley.  James married Mary Jane Gill and begot Nancy Ann Kenley and Amanda Jane Kenley who we talked about above

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

TEMPLETON/DOBBS/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Inell Templeton died
25 years ago today in 1986 at age 71.  Mr Templeton is the husband of Ella and Mason's 2nd cousin twice removed, Stella Mae Dobbs.  Stella's mother, Minnie Gertrude Burt is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Minnie's mother, Lillie Jane Hulgan, is Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandaunt and Minnie's father, John Henry Burt is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Lillie Jane Hulgan's parents are Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandparents, John Miller Hulgan and Ruth J. Copeland.  Her brother is Thomas Franklin Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather.  John Henry Burt's mother is Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt, Tempa Copeland and Tempa's parents are Ella and Mason's 5th great-grandparents, John Copeland and Martha Baxter.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WASHBURN/KEITH/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Israel Washburn
is 328 years old today, born in 1683.  Israel is the boys' 9th great-grandfather.  He married Waitstill Sumner and begot Sarah Washburn in 1709.  Sarah married Ephraim Keith September 21, 1732 in West Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts and later begot Sylvia Keith in 1735.  Sylvia married Benjamin Walker in 1756 and they begot Marshall Walker in 1757.  Marshall Walker married Hannah Dunbar August 17, 1776 and begot Cady R. Walker in 1795.  Cady married Electa Sparks in 1813 and they begot Almira Walker in 1814.  Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1834 and begot Hubbard Cotton in 1838.

BOUDINOT/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Sarah Parkhill Boudinot
is 179 years old today, born in 1832.  Sarah is the boys' 4th cousin 6 times removed, their 6th cousin 6 times removed and their 8th cousin 6 times removed.  Sarah's mother is Harriet Ruggles Gold the daughter of Capt. Benjamin Gold, 2nd cousin 8 times removed whose father is the Rev. Hezekiah Gold, 1st cousin 9 times removed, the son of Hezekiah Gold who is the brother of 8th great-grandfather, Samuel Gold (1692-1769).

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
John Thomas Garrison and Martha Demaris Grantland's
141th anniversary is today, married in 1870 when they both were 20 years old.  John and Martha are Steve's 3rd great-grandparents.  They begot Samuel Omar Garrison in 1881.  Samuel married Lula May McCutcheon in Morgan Alabama December 27, 1905.  They begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr in 1932 and are Steve's great-grandparents.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WILHOITE/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Malinda Mahala Wilhoite
is 211 years old today, born in 1800.  Malinda is the boys' 4th great-grandmother.  She married Robert Miller Wooden February 18, 1819 in Jefferson Kentucky and begot her 11th child, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Wooden in 1833.

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