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
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 Mayne. William 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.
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.
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
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.
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.