Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Meet the family for April 19, 2011

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
Otis Garrison
is 104 years old today, born in 1907 in Morgan Alabama, Otis died January 26th of the next year 1908 at age 10 months.  He is Steve's Great-granduncle born to Samuel Omar Garrison and Lula May McCutcheon.  Otis was the first of their 3 children, the other two were Johnnye Douzie Garrison born in 1916 and Steve's Great-grandmother Sarah Eloise Garrison, born in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. and begot John Jr. in 1935.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Hoyt McMurrey
died 64 years ago today in 1947 at age 47 in Sand Rock, AL.  Hoyt is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, another brother of Ida Jane McMurrey.  Hoyt was the last born of the 11 children that William M. McMurrey and Lucy Ann Kelley begot.

CROW/BROWN/
MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Lucinda Crow
is 178 years old today, born in 1833.  Lucinda is the kids' 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of John Christopher Crow who married Mary Jane Cothern May 2, 1872 and begot 11 children with the third being the kids' 3rd great-grandmother, Ella Mariah Crow.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

POWELL/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary Louisa Powell
is 146 years old today, born in 1865.  Mary is the wife of the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, James Isaac Stanford, the son of David Stanford and his first wife Amanda Jane Kenley.  When Amanda died, David married her sister Nancy Ann Kenley and they begot the boys' 2nd great-grandmother, Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1865.  James and Jennie were more than just 1/2 siblings.  They must be 3/4 siblings, don't you think?

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

ROTHROCK/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joshua Hugh Wooden and Roxanna Rothrock's
106th anniversary is today, married in 1905 when he was 23 and she was 17 years old in Morgan Indiana.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GRAHAM/WISEMAN/CONRAD/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Philip Wiseman and Mary Graham's
211th anniversary is today, married in 1800 when he was 25 and she was 20 years old in Shenadoah, Virginia.  They are Steve's 6th great-grandparents.  Their only child (to my knowledge) was Nancy Wiseman who married George Conrad in 1825.  They begot Mary Ann Conrad who married Daniel G. Everhart and are Steve's 4th great-grandparents.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
William Clark Savage
died 95 years ago today in 1916 at the age of 59.  William is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Frances Marion Savage, of the two Frances and their 17 children.

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