Saturday, April 16, 2011

Meet the family for April 16, 2011


Charles Scholfield and Annie Steible's
90th anniversary is today, married in 1921.  Annie is Steve's great-grandaunt.  Born in 1902 she is the second oldest of the 7 children born to Caesar Augustus Steible and Louisa Wildmann, Steve's 2nd great-grandparents.  Annie is 6 years older than her 1st brother Ceasar Alford Steible, Steve's Great-grandfather.


June Juanita Ferguson
died 23 years ago today in 1988 at the age of 70 in Eugene Oregon.  Cousins seem to roam farther than uncles and aunts.  June is the boys' 3rd cousin twice removed, born in 1917 in Colorado Springs, CO to Joseph Harden Ferguson and the boys' second cousin 3 times removed, Juanita M. Galt from MO.  Juanita's father is Thomas Resin Galt, born in IL, he is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Thomas' mother is Mary Ann Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt born in Sangamon IL.  Mary's parents are Resin D. Brown and Rachel Earnest, the boys' 4th great-grandparents, both from Kentucky.  So that is a move from Kentucky to Illinois to Missouri to Colorado to Oregon.

Sarah Jackson
died 258 years ago today in 1753 at the age of 73 in Fairfield, CT.  Sarah is the boys' 9th great-grandmother.  She married Francis Bradley and begot Gersom Bradley in 1712.  Gershom married Sarah Sherwood and begot Sarah Bradley in 1744, the boys' 7th great grandmother.  Sarah married David Barlow II in 1764 and begot Anna Barlow in 1763.  Anna married Talcott Gold in 1782 and they begot Sally Gold in 1782, the boys' 5th great-grandmother who married Ira Cotton in 1811.

Thankful Cotton
died 332 years ago today in 1679 at the age of 2 days in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts. Thankful is the boys' 8th great-grandaunt.  She was the last of the 6 children born to the Rev, John Cotton and Mary Marie Stowe.  Thankful's brother is Samuel Cotton who married Experience Hall in 1716.

Edward Adorno Powers
died 98 years ago today in 1913 at age 52 in Lucas county Ohio.  The boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed. His mother is Lydia Ann Banks, 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Her father is David Bradley Banks the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, the boys' 4th great-grandfather.  Their common parent was Sally Gold.

Giles Hopkins
died 321 years ago today in 1690 at the age of 83 in Eastham Barnstable, Massachusetts.  He is buried at the Cove Burying Ground in Eastham.  Giles is the boys' 11th great-granduncle and their 1st cousin 13 times removed.  Giles is the bother of 11th great-grandmother, Constance Hopkins.  Both came to this country on the Mayflower.


Ketorah Bayler
is 169 years old today born in 1842 at the age of 0.  You'd be surprised if she was born at age 2 wouldn't you?  Ketorah is the wife of the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, Jacob K. Stanford.  Jacob's brother is David Stanford, born in 1837 and the father of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden, the boys' 2nd great-grandfather.


Perry Keenan Brindley died 35 years ago today in 1976 at the age of 72 in Collinsville Alabama.  Perry is the kids' 1st cousin 3 times removed whose mother is Leler Jane Myer, sister of 2nd great-grandfather, Dedrich Homer Myer.

Terry Wayne Meye
r is 63 years old today, born in 1948.  Terry is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed.  His father is Arthur Herman Meyer, 2nd cousin 3 times removed whose father is Dedrick Hammond Meyer, 1st cousin 4 times removed and mother is Stella Irene Barnett, 3rd cousin 5 times removed.  Dedrick Hammond's father is John Hammond Meyer, the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, Dedrich Henry Meyer.

Jacob C. Meadows is 237 years old today, born in 1774.  Jacob is the kids' 6th great-grandfather.  He married Hannah West and begot Rachel Meadows in 1813.  Rachel married Abel M. Barnett in Oglethorpe, Georgia January 11, 1832 and begot David A. Barnett in 1833.  David married Jane C. Fleeman December 8, 1857 in Oglethorpe and they begot Lucy Emline Barnett in 1858 who married Dedrich Henry Meyer in 1875.

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