Monday, April 04, 2011

Meet the family for April 4, 2011


Franciska Steible
died 56 years ago today at age 55 in 1955.  Frances is Steve's Great-grandaunt.  She is the first born of the 7 Steibles born to Caesar Augustus Steible and Louisa Wildmann.  Frances' brother Ceasar Alford Steible was born 8 years after Frances in 1908.  Al married Lola Everhart and begot Betty Lou Steible in 1928.  Betty married Jerry Joseph Wooden Sr. in 1950 and begot the Wooden Boys in 1952, 1956, 1958 and Walter Wooden in 1964.


Fannie Ettie Wooden
died 30 years ago today in 1981 in Palmer Texas at the age of 90.  Fannie is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  Her father is 2nd cousin 5 times removed, John Henry Wooden whose father is Abraham Wooden, their 1st cousin 6 times removed, whose father is John Wooden their 5th great-granduncle and brother of Robert Wooden from Ireland.


Willie Frances McCutcheon
died 44 years ago today in 1967 at age 84. Willie is Steve's 2nd great-grandaunt.  Born in Morgan, AL in 1882 Wille is the 4th of 9 children born to Steve's 3rd Great-grandparents, John Davis McCutcheon and Lenore Overstreet.  Willie's sister, the 6th child is Lula Mae McCutcheon born in 1887 also in Morgan, AL.  Lula married Samuel Omar Garrison December 27, 1905 in Morgan and begot Otis Garrison in 1907, Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909 and Johnnye Douzie Garrison in 1916.  Sarah, the middle child, married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. June 25, 1932 and begot 4 Reeves children, John Wesley Reeves, 1935, Donald Boyd Reeves, Dotty Joan Reeves and Judith Mae Reeves.  John Jr. married Mary Evelyn Pharris and begot Mittie Marie Reeves in 1956, Alisa Annette Reeves in 1956, Diedre Diane Reeves in 1959, John Wesley Reeves III in 1966 and Jason Thomas Reeves in 1969.  Mittie of course married Steve Sr and begot Jr. in 1983.


John Snow
died 319 years ago today in 1692 at age 54 in Eastham Massachusetts. John is the boys' 10th great-granduncle, the brother of Sarah Snow.  John was the 6th child born of the 10 to Nicholas Snow and Constance Hopkins.  Constance is the boys' 11th great-grandmother who came over on the Mayflower with her father Stephen Hopkins and her step mother Elizabeth Fisher.


Abram Houston Starling
died 114 years ago today in 1897 at Starling Gap Alabama.  He was 71 years old and is buried in the Starling family grave yard in Cherokee, Alabama.  Abram is the kids' 4th great-granduncle, the brother of 4th great-grandfather, William B. "Wiley" Starling.

Dedrick Hammond Meyer
died 108 years ago today in 1903 at age 29 in Winterville Georgia.  Dedrick is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed who married Stella Irene Barnett, the kids' 3rd cousin 5 times removed.  Dedrick's father is John Hammond Meyer the brother of Dedrick Henry Meyer, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather.

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