Thursday, July 14, 2011

Meet the family for July 14, 2011


Steven Ray Wooden, Sr
. is 55 years old today.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY STEVE!!!!!  Steve was born in Dallas, Texas in 1956 and now lives in Albion, Nebraska.  Steve is Steve Jr's father and the husband of Mittie Reeves.  Steve's parents are Jerry J. Wooden, Sr. and Betty L. Steible.  Steve recently earned Duke University's Doctoral degree in his field of anesthesia and nursing.  He is now a CRNA-DNP.  Steve is a pilot, and currently holds the position of chairman of the state Aeronautics board, having been appointed by the governor.  Steve has held the position of Chairman of the Nebraska State Board of Health and Tres. of the national CRNA association, a national organization where Steve was the only person to ever receive the two highest awards in his field. Steve is a good son, a great brother, husband, father and human.  His only fault is that he can't relax. He has to be working at something all the time.  I guess that too is a mark of a great person.  Have a good birthday Steve.

Francis M. Wooden
is 136 years old today, born in 1875.  Francis is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  His father is Abraham Wooden, first cousin 6 times removed whose father is 5th great-granduncle, John Wooden, the brother of Robert Wooden, the boys' 5th great-grandfather who married Jane Barnhill December 26, 1809 in Jefferson Kentucky.


Anna Hubbard
is 245 years old today, born in 1766.  Anna is the boys' 6th great-grandmother, the wife of Thomas Cotton.  They were married in Middletown, CT October 31, 1787.  Their first born of 5 was Ira Cotton who later married Sally Gold, the daughter of Talcott Gold and Anna Barlow.  Ira and Sally begot Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1815.

Capt., John Boradell Denison
is 365 years old today, born in 1646.  The Captain is the husband of the boys' 1st cousin 11 times removed, Phebe Lay.  Phebe's mother is Sarah Fenner the boys' 10th great-grandaunt and the sister of Phoebe Fenner, the boys' 10th great-grandmother and the sister of Thomas Ward, Sr. the boys' 9th great-grandfather.


Arthur E. Griffin
is 121 years old today, born in 1890.  Arthur is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed, born in Sharon, Weakley, Tennessee.  Arthur's mother is Clemontina Brown, the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Oscar Routh Brown, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather.  Their parents are Thomas Truly Brown and Louise J. C. Rogers, the kids' 4th great-grandparents.  Oscar was the 7th of their 11 Brown children.  Oscar married Ella Mariah Crow and begot 5 children, the last being Oscar Thomas Brown in 1912.  Oscar T. Brown married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937.

Thomas Alvin Crow
is 114 years old today, born in 1897.  Thomas is the kids' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  His father is 1st cousin 5 times removed, Jasper Lee Crow.  Thomas is the 8th of 12 children born to Deborah Emmaline Sanders and Jasper Lee Crow.  Jasper's father is Isaac Allen Crow, Jr., the kids' 4th great-granduncle and brother of John Christopher Crow who was the 5th born to 5th great-grandfather, Isaac Allen Crow, Sr. and Grandmother Sarah Alice Cox.

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