Saturday, June 25, 2011

Meet the family for June 25, 2011

CORRECTIONS AND AMPLIFICATIONS
Correction on yesterday's post about the Ella names in the family.  I got confused and listed Ella E. Doller as the kid's 3rd cousin.  Accually she is MY 3rd cousin 3 times removed and not in the Brown/Myer family line at all.  Thank you every one for reading and catching my mistakes. - jerry

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Ardie Mack McMurrey
died 20 years ago today, in 1990 at the age of 49.  Ardie is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed. His father is Grover Cleveland McMurrey the kids' 3rd great-granduncle and the brother of Ida Jane McMurray.  Ida is the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.  She married William Mitchell Mayne in 1899 and begot 8 children, the 3rd being Donie Mae MayneWilliam Mayne's mother was also a Ella.  She was Ella Higgins.  So here are the Ella named people in our tree. Ella Higgins, the kids' 4th great-grandmother, Ella E. Doller, the kids' 3rd cousin.  Ella Mariah Crow, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.  Ella Marie Hosler.  Ella Ween Brown, the kids' great-grandmother.  And the next name is an Ella for the middle name.


COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

POWERS/BANKS/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
George P. Powers
is 161 years old today, born in Ohio in 1850. George is the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  George's mother is Lydia Ann Banks, the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Lydia's father is David Bradley Banks, the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton via their mother Sally Gold.  Their different fathers were Bradley Banks and Ira Cotton.

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Capt., Benjamin Gold
is 249 years old today, born in 1762.  Capt Gold is the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  His father is the Rev., Hezekiah Gold, Jr. whose father Hezekiah Gold Sr. is the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of 8th great-grandfather, Samuel Gold

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

REEVES/WOODEN
John Wesley Reeves, Sr. and Sarah Eloise Garrison's
79th anniversary is today, married in 1932.  John was 20 and Sarah 22 years old.  John and Sarah are Steve's great-grandparents.  John was born December 29, 1911 and Sarah November 27, 1909 in Morgan Alabama.  They begot 4 children, Donald Boyd Reeves (1934- ), John Wesley Reeves, Jr. (1935- ), Dottie Joan Reeves (1937- ) and Judith May Reeves (1940- ).  All except John Jr.(grandfather) are Steve's grandaunts and granduncles.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

Jordan Kyle Naugher is 11 years old today, HAPPY BIRTHDAY JORDAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Jordan is the son of Calum Stewart Naugher and the 1/2 nephew of Tara Modesa Naugher.

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