Saturday, May 28, 2011

Meet the family for May 28, 2011


Lenore Overstreet
died 73 years ago today in 1938.  Lenore is Steve's 3rd great-grandmother.  She married John Davis McCutcheon in Morgan, AL January 27, 1874 and begot 9 children with the 6th one, Lula May McCutcheon going on to marry Samuel Omar Garrison to be Steve's 2nd great-grandparents.  They begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909 and Sarah was the first to marry a Reeves - John Wesley Reeves, Sr. - from that side of the family.


Mehitable Burr
is 288 years old today, born in 1723.  Mehitable is Steve's 7th great-granduncle, the brother of Ellen Burr who married Able Gold in 1754 and begot Talcott Gold.


Sarah Matilda West
died 124 years ago today, in 1887.  Sarah is Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandmother, who married John Henry Chambers in Hall county, GA December 24, 1871 and begot Noah Benjamin Chambers, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather, in 1879.  Noah married Dellia Keever in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers in 1909.  Nellie became a Hulgan by marrying Cecil Robert Hulgan, Ella and Mason's Great-grandfather.


Dawson B. Lane
died 88 years ago today in 1923 at age 60.  DB is the husband of the kids' 3rd great-grandmother, Lucy Emilne Barnett.  Born to David A. Barnett and Jane C. Fleeman October 23, 1858, Lucy first married Dedrich Henry Meyer in Winterville Georgia.  Dedrich died April 11, 1889 and Lucy remarried to Dawson Lane in February of 1896.

George W. Suddeth died 30 years ago today in 1981 at age 71 in Athens, Georgia.  George is the kids' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His mother is Maggie Meyer, 1st cousin 4 times removed, the daughter of John Hammond Meyer, who is the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, Dedrich Henry Meyer.

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