Monday, July 25, 2011

Meet the family for July 25, 2011


John Wakeman, Jr.
is 381 years old today, born in 1630. John is the boys' 10th great granduncle and their 2nd cousin 12 times removed.  He is their uncle via his sister Helena Wakeman who married Lt. John Talcott, Jr. and begot Hannah Talcott the boys' 9th great-grandmother who married Nathan Gold, Jr. and begot Samuel Gold.  He is their 2nd cousin via his mother Elizabeth Hopkins, the boys' 11th great-grandmother and their 1st cousin whose father is William Hopkins, their 12th great-grandfather and their great-granduncle via his brother Stephen Hopkins also the boys' 12th great-grandfather.

Sarah Burr
is 336 years old today, born in 1675. Sarah is the boys' 1st cousin 10 times removed, her father John Burr, Sr. is their 9th great-granduncle and the brother of Daniel Burr, their 9th great-grandfather who married Abigail Glover in 1678 and begot the Capt., Seth Samuel Burr in 1694 who married the aforementioned Elizabeth Wakeman in 1722.  They begot Ellen Burr in 1736 who married Abel Gold and they begot Talcott Gold in 1759.


Lou Dovie Payne
died 15 years ago today, in 1996 at age 73 in Piedmont, Calhoun, AL. Lou is the second wife of the Kids' 3rd great-granduncle, Grover Cleveland McMurrey whose sister is Ida Jane McMurray.  Ida married William Mitchell Mayne and begot Donie Mae Mayne in 1909.


Robert Fletcher Chambers
is 131 years old today, born in 1880.  Robert is Ella and Mason's 2nd great-granduncle, his brother being Noah Benjamin Chambers who married Dellia Keever in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers, Ella and Mason's paternal Great-grandmother.


Dudley Calhoun Savage
is 160 years old today, born in 1851.  Dud is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Frances Marion Savage.  They were born to James Payne Savage and Sarah Melissa Whitlock who bore 14 children between 1831 and 1857.

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