Saturday, June 04, 2011

Meet the family for June 4, 2011

BRIDGFORTH-FAMILY LINE

BAGLEY/BRIDGFORTH
Edward Garland Bagley
was born on this day 127 years ago in 1884 in Virginia.  Edward died April 11, 1942 at age 57.  Edward is Andrew and Bryan's Great-grandfather.  Edward married Ethel Clare Hethorn and begot Sudie Seay Bagley in 1912.  Sudie married Edward McPhail Bridgforth June 16, 1931 and are Andrew and Bryan's grandparentsJohn Baskerville Bridgforth, their father was begot in 1944 and married Deborah Ann Wooden April 24, 1982 in Jefferson county, Texas.  They begot Bryan Wooden Bridgforth and Andrew Bagley Bridgforth on April 5, 1983.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-KNOWLES-JENNINGS
John Crow and Hannah Stevens' 216th anniversary is today,
married in 1793.  They both were 19 years old.  John and Hannah are the kids' 6th great-grandparents.  They begot Isaac Allen Crow, Sr. in 1813.  Isaac married Sarah Alice Cox in Walker, GA in 1832.  They had 12 children, the 5th of which is John Christopher Crow, born in 1838.  John Christopher Crow married Mary Jane Cothern May 2, 1872 and begot 11 children of their own.  The 3rd one is Ella Mariah Crow, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother who we talked about yesterday.

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-KNOWLES-JENNINGS
William Luther Crow
is 126 years old today, born in 1885.  William is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, born in Dekalb, Alabama and died April 28, 1966 in Floyd county, GA. at age 80.  William is the 9th of the 11 children born to John Christopher Crow and Mary Jane Cothern who we talked about above.  William is Ella Mariah Crow's brother.

WOODEN/COTTON-FAMILY LINE

ANTHONY/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary Anthony
is 389 years old today, born in 1622.  Mary is the boys' 10th great-grandmother, who married Richard Hall February 11, 1645 in Middletown, CT.  They begot 5 children, Samuel Hall was the last one.  Samuel married Phoebe Ward in Middletown on December 6th, 1683.  They begot 6 children, the first one is Experience Hall who later married Samuel Cotton in 1716, as in Middletown, CT.

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Robert Wooden
died 1 year ago today at age 99 in Los Angeles, CA.  Considered by most experts as the greatest college basketball coach ever, John is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  He married Nellie C. Riley August 8, 1932 in Morgan Indiana and they begot James Hugh Wooden and Nancy Anne Wooden.  James has at least one son named Greg Wooden, born in 1969 who is the boys' 4th cousin once removed.  John's father is 1st cousin 4 times removed, Joshua Hugh Wooden whose father is 3rd great-granduncle, Joshua Miller Wooden, the brother of Andrew Jackson Wooden, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather.

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