Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Meet the family for June 22, 2011

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Cady R. Walker
died 138 years ago today in 1873 at age 78 in Friendship, New York.  Cady R. Walker is the son of Marshall Walker and Hannah Dunbar.  He married Electa Sparks in 1813 and they are the boys' 5th great-grandparents.  Their first child was a daughter, Almira Walker, who married into the Cotton family line.  Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1834, the son of Ira Cotton and Sally Gold.  Samuel and Almira begot Hubbard Cotton in 1838.

BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Helen D. Banks
is 125 years old today, born in 1886.  Helen is the boys' 3rd cousin 3 times removed.  Her father is Frederick Jeager Banks, the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  Fred's father is Ira Bradley Banks, the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Ira's father is David Bradley Banks, the boys' 4th great-granduncle and 1/2 brother to Samuel Cheney Cotton via his mother, Sally Gold's, first marriage to Bradley Banks who was tragically drowned at age 30

WAKEMAN/TALCOTT/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Helena Wakeman
died 337 years ago today in 1674 in Hartford, CT at age 41. She was born in New Haven, CT in 1632. Helena is the boys' 10th great-grandmother.  She married Lt. John Talcott, Jr. in 1650 in Hartford, CT.  They begot Hannah Talcott in 1663 who married Nathan Gold in 1686 in Fairfield Connecticut. 

FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Joseph Fenner
is 383 years old today, born in 1628 in Horley Surrey England.  He died at age 1 in Horley, England in 1629. Joseph is the boys' 10th great-granduncle and the brother of Phoebe Fenner the boys' 10th great-grandmother.

BOUDINOT/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elias Boudinot
died 172 years ago today in 1839 at the age of 37 in Park Hill, Cherokee, Oklahoma.  He was murdered.  Elias was a full blooded Cherokee Indian who rubbed several "white" people the wrong way.  His story was featured on PBS "We will Remain".  Elias whose Indian name is Buck Waite, is the husband of the boys' 3rd cousin 7 times removed, Harriet Ruggles Gold.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

COCHRAN/NAUGHER
Joseph Michael Cochran
is 69 years old today, born in 1942 in Etowah, AL.  He died that same day.  Joseph is C/T's 1st cousin once removed.  His mother is Tara and Calum's Grandaunt, Sally Mae Naugher the sister of Moses S. Naugher.

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Thomas Franklin Stewart
is 152 years old today, born in 1859. Thomas is Calum & Tara's 3rd great-granduncle.  He is the brother of Frances Matilda Stewart, Calum and Tara's 3rd great-grandmother.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GRANTLAND/GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
Martha Demaris Grantland
died 88 years ago today in 1923 at age 73 in Morgan county, AL.  Martha was also born in Morgan in 1849   Martha is Steve's 3rd great-grandmother.  She married John Thomas Garrison February 24, 1870 in Morgan, AL and they begot Samuel Omar Garrison (3rd of 6) in 1884.  Samuel married Lula May McCutcheon December 27, 1905 in Morgan, AL and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909 (2nd of 3).  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. June 25, 1932

BOUDINIER-FAMILY LINE

Steve asked the question "did this family line originate in Louisiana or Montreal or did they come straight from France?"  As far as I can tell I only show Matilada Ann Boudinier Steve Jr's 3rd great-grandmother was born in IL November 22, 1859, but I do show that her father Joseph Boudinier was born in 1829 in France.  I don't have a name for her mother or further back, yet.

BRIDGFORTH-FAMILY LINE

BAGLEY/BRIDGFORTH
Isham Trotter Bagley
is 160 years old today, born in 1851.  Isham is Andrew and Bryan's 2nd great-grandfather.  He married Susan Epes Seay October 22, 1874 and they begot Edward Garland Bagley, who married Ethel Clare Hethorn, the boys' Great-grandparents.  They begot 5 children with Sudie Seay Bagley being the second born.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

HAWLEY/STONESTREET/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mildred Hawley
is 101 years old today, born in 1910.  Mildred is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  Her father is 2nd cousin 5 times removed, John Merritt Hawley whose mother is 1st cousin 6 times removed, Lucy Ann Stonestreet, the daughter of 5th great-grandaunt, Ruth Wooden, the sister of Robert Wooden.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

PARROT/BUTLER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Judith Helen Parrot
is 64 years old today, born in 1947. Judith is the wife of the kids' 1st cousin twice removed, Jimmy Rogers Butler.  Jimmy's mother is great-grandaunt, Nena Mildred Myer, the sister of Roland "Dick" Max Myer.  Jimmy and Judith begot 3 children, John Christopher Rogers (1968-), Stephen Todd Butler (1970-) and Michael Scott Butler (1973-).  They are all the kids' 2nd cousins once removed.

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