Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Meet the family for June 29, 2011


William Serg Cotton
died 341 years ago today in 1670 at the age of 60 in Boston Massachusetts.  Serg is the boys' 10th great-grandfather.  He married Ann Graves on July 10, 1637 in Accomack, Virginia when he was 27 and she was 25 years old.  They begot 4 children, Mary Cotton, Rev. John Cotton, Rebecca Cotton and Thomas Cotton. 


Dawson B. Lane
is 89 years old today, born in 1922.  Dawson is the kids' 1st cousin 3 times removed from two directions.  First Dawson's mother, Oma M. Edge is the kids' 2nd great-grandaunt and Dawson's father is also their 2nd great-granduncle.  Oma's sister Cora Augusta Edge, is the kids' 2nd great-grandmother.  Next Dawson's father, William N. Lane is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle via his 1/2 brother, Dedrich Homer Myer.  You see, another Dawson B. Lane, born in 1862 was married to Lucy E. Burnett, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.   She was also married to Dedrick Henry Meyer.  That is why William N. Lane is 1/2 brothers with Dedrich Homer Myer.


Thomas Overstreet
died 116 years ago today in 1895 at the age of 83 in Morgan, AL.  Thomas is Steve's 4th great-grandfather married to Virginia Thompson they begot Lenore Overstreet, Steve's 3rd great-grandmother, who married John Davis McCutcheon in 1874 and begot Lula May McCutcheon (6th of 9).  Lula married Samuel Omar Garrison, Steve's 2nd great-grandfather, in 1905 and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison (2nd of 3) in 1909.  It was Sarah who married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. in June of 1932 and begot 4 more Reeves children, Donald, John, Jr., Dottie and Judith.


Tom Fidler
is 119 years old today, born in 1892 in Lewisville, Indiana. Tom is the husband of the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Flora Bell Moore.  Flora's mother is Mary Frances Jones, the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed. Her mother is Maranda Johnson, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt.  Maranda's twin sister is Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden in 1858.


Green F. Hulgan
is 131 years old today, born in 1880. Green is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is 3rd great-granduncle, William Wallace Hulgan, brother of John Miller Hulgan, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather.

Stephan Nicodemus Hulgan and Mary Ann Molly Bryant's
141th anniversary is today, married in 1870 when he was 21 and she was 15 years old in Dekalb county, Alabama. Stephan is Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of the aforementioned John Miller Hulgan.

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