Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Meet the family for June 7, 2011

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

CLEVELAND/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Emeline Cleveland
is 178 years old today, born in 1833.     Em is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Her mother is Nancy Ann Cotton, the boys' 5th great-grandaunt and the sister of Ira Cotton who married Sally Gold, the daughter of Talcott Gold.  Ira and Sally are the boys' 5th great-grandparents.

CLEVELAND/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Fanny Maria Cleveland
is 188 years old today, born in 1823.  Fanny is Emeline's sister and is exactly 10 years older, having been born on the same day.  Fanny is also the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.

GOODYEAR/WAKEMAN/BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH/DAY
Hannah Goodyear
is 376 years old today, born in 1635.  Hannah is the boys' 10th great-grandmother. She was born in New Haven, CT and died in 1721 at age 86 in Fairfield, CT.  She married Samuel Wakeman and begot Joseph Wakeman around 1670.  Joseph married Elizabeth Hawley and begot Elizabeth Wakeman in 1702.  Eizabeth Wakeman married Capt. Seth Samuel Burr in 1722 in Fairfield and begot 11 children, the 8th one being Ellen Burr in 1736.  Ellen married Abel Gold in 1754 and they are the parents of Talcott Gold and 10 other Gold children.

WAKEMAN/BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Samuel Wakeman i
s 376 years old today, born in 1635.  Sam is the boys' 10th great-grandfather, their 10th great-granduncle and their 2nd cousin 12 times removed. Follow me I'll show you how that works.  First:
10th great-grandfather- WAKEMAN/BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY- Samuel Wakeman, son Joseph Wakeman his daughter Elizabeth Wakeman, her daughter Ellen Burr, her son Talcott Gold, his daughter Sally Gold, her son, Samuel Cheney Cotton, his son Hubbard Cotton, his son Samuel Hazelitt Cotton, his daughter Marie Antoinette Cotton, her children, Charlotte, Walter and Jerry.
Then
10th great-granduncle-WAKEMAN/TALCOTT/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY - Samuel Wakeman, his SISTER Helena Wakeman, her daughter Hannah Talcott, her son Samuel Gold, his son Abel Gold, his son Talcott Gold then his daughter Sally Gold, her son, Samuel Cheney Cotton, his son Hubbard Cotton, his son Samuel Hazelitt Cotton, his daughter Marie Antoinette Cotton, her children, Charlotte, Walter and Jerry. So that is relations on both sides of the family at Abel Gold and Ellen Burr.
Then
2nd cousin 12 times removed-WAKEMAN/HOPKINS/SNOW/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY - Samuel Wakeman, his MOTHER Elizabeth Hopkins, her father William Hopkins, his brother Stephen Hopkins, his daughter, Constance Hopkins, her daughter Sarah Snow, her daughter, Jabez Walker, her son, Jeremiah Walker, his son Benjamin Walker, his son Marshall Walker, his son Cady R. Walker, his daughter Almira Walker, her son Hubbard Cotton, his son Samuel Hazelitt Cotton, his daughter Marie Antoinette Cotton, her children, Charlotte, Walter and Jerry. So, the cousin thing connects at Hubbard Cotton and his wife Mary Hazelitt.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

BARNETT/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Elizabeth Jane Barnett
died 89 years ago today in 1922 at age 97 in Dexter, Texas.  Elizabeth is the kids' 5th great-grandaunt, the sister of Abel M. Barnett, the 8th born of the 15 children born to David Barnett and Sarah Phillips.  Abel married Rachel and begot David A. Barnett in 1833.  David and Jane C, his wife, are the kids' 4th great-grandparents.  They are also the parents of Lucy E. Barnett who married Dedrick Henry Meyer in 1875.

BARNETT/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Marcus Nathan Barnett died 68 years ago today in 1943 at the age of 59.  Marcus is the kids' 3rd cousin 5 times removed.  His father is Nathan Thomas Barnett, 2nd cousin 6 times removed whose daughter, Stella Irene Barnett married 1st cousin 4 times removed, Dedrick Hammond MeyerNathan Thomas Barnett's father is 1st cousin 7 times removed, Benjamin Harrison Barnett whose father is Benjamin Johnson Barnett, the brother of 6th great-grandfather, David Barnett who married Sarah Phillips April 7, 1791 in Oglethorpe, GA and begot their 8th of 17 children, Abel M. Barnett in 1813.  Abel married Rachel Meadows January 11, 1832 in Oglethorpe and they begot David A. Barnett who married Jane C. Fleeman December 8, 1857 in Oglethorpe and later begot 3rd great-grandmother, Lucy Emline Barnett in 1858, who went on to marry Dedrich Henry Meyer in 1875.

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