Sunday, July 24, 2011

Meet the family for July 24, 2011

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COLLIUS/JAEGER/POWERS/BANKS/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Friedrike Collius
is 212 years old today, born in 1799.  She is the mother of the husband of the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed. Slow Day.  Friedrike, from Baden Wurttembery, Germany, married Christoph Heinrich Jaeger and begot Gustavus Jaeger in 1838.  Gustavus, also from Germany came to the states and married Helen Altana Powers June 26, 1869 in Sandusky, Ohio.  The begot 6 children, the first being Lucy Powers Jaeger born in 1870.  But Helen's mother is the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed, Lydia Ann Banks.  Lydia's father is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, David Bradley Banks the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, via their mother Sally Gold.

FITCH/BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Sara Fitch
is 380 years old today, born in 1631.  Sara is the wife of boys' 9th great-granduncle, John Burr, Sr.  John's brother is Daniel Burr, the boys' 9th great-grandfather who married Abigail Glover and begot Capt., Seth Samuel Burr in 1694.  Seth married Elizabeth Wakeman in June of 1722 and begot 11 children, the 8th being Ellen Burr who later married Abel Gold and together are the parents of Talcott Gold.

COOK/SNOW/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Anna Cook
died 355 years ago today in 1656 at age 20 in Eastham Massachusetts.  Anna is the wife of the boys' 10th great-granduncle, Capt. Mark Snow, the brother of 10th great-grandmother Sarah Snow.  They were born to Nicholas Snow and Constance Hopkins who was a passenger on the Mayflower.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

EDGE/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Ora Edge
is 125 years old today, born in 1886.  Ora is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt the sister of Joseph Lewis Edge the kids' 3rd great-grandfather who married Alice Cora Starling and begot Cora Augusta Edge in 1902.

FREEMAN/MEYER/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Anne Freeman
died 40 years ago today in 1971 at the age of 61 in Winterville, Georgia.  Anne is the wife of the kids' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Leo Marcus Meyer, whose parents are 1st cousin 4 times removed, Dedrick Hammond Meyer and his wife, 3rd cousin 5 times removed, Stella Irene Barnett.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Thomas Hulgan
died 217 years ago today in 1794 at age 44. Thomas is Ella and Mason's 6th great-grandfather.  He married Fanny Ray  May 8, 1784 in Orange, NC and begot 4 chidren with Stephen Hulgan being the 2nd born.  Stephen married Sarah Miller October 15, 1808 in Randolph NC and they begot 6 children with George Washington Hulgan being the 4th born.  George moved to Tennessee in Knox county where he married Dialtha Almeda Luttrell June 8, 1848 and they begot 5 boys, with John Miller Hulgan being the second born. George moved to Alabama some time before John Miller Hulgan was born in 1852.  John met and married Ruth J. Copeland in Dekalb, Alabama November 15, 1871.





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