Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Meet the family for August 17, 2011


Davie Inez Green
is 111 years old today, born in 1900.  Davie is the wife of the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, Grover Cleveland McMurrey.  Grover's sister is Ida Jane McMurray who married William Mitchell Mayne and begot Donie Mae Mayne, the mother of Ella Ween Brown.

Yokila Devane Sims
is 25 years old today, born in 1986.  Yokila is the kids' 2nd cousin once removed.  Her mother is Tarrel Brown, 1st cousin twice removed whose mother is Nancy Andrews the wife of the kids' great-granduncle Jerrel Thomas Brown, the brother of great-grandmother Ella Ween Brown.

Martha died 116 years ago today in 1895 at age 77 in Gadsden Alabama.  Martha is the wife of 5th great-grandfather, William Homer Mayne.


Edward Sterling Abell
is 104 years old today, born in 1907. Ed is the boys' 4th cousin 3 times removed.  His mother, Lena V. Frazer is their 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  Lena' mother is Amelia S. Batholomew, their 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  Amelia's mother is Deborah A. VanCise the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Deborah's mother is Polly Cotton, the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, the sister of Ira Cotton, who married Sally Gold and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton, the boys' 4th great-grandfather.

Ernest Brown
is 137 years old today, born in 1874. Ernie is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed, the son of the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, Martin Van Buren Brown.  Marty's sister is Charlotte Brown who married Thomas B. Brown and begot Lotti B. Ray.

Marshall Walker and Hannah Dunbar's
235th anniversary is today, married in 1776 when he was 19 and she was 16.  They begot 5 children, the forth being Cady R. Walker in 1795.  Cady married Electa Sparks in 1813 and begot Almira Walker in 1814.  Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1834.

Samuel Burr
died 292 years ago today in 1719 at the young age of 40 in Fairfield, CT. Samuel is the boys' 1st cousin 10 times removed.  His father is the boys' 9th great-granduncle, John Burr, Sr. the brother of Daniel Burr who married Abigail Glover and are the boys' 9th great-grandparents.

Infant Cotton died 185
years ago today in 1826 at 7 months old in New York.  He is buried in Nile Cemetery in Allegany county.  The Infant's parents are 5th Great-granduncle and aunt, Chauncey H. Cotton and Anna Gold.  Chauncey is the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Ira Cotton and Anna is the sister of Ira's wife, 5th great-grandmother Sally Gold.


Robert Eugene Hulgan
is 76 years old today, born in 1935.  Bob is Ella and Mason's great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of  Cecil Robert Hulgan, via their father, Thomas Franklin Hulgan.  Robert's mother is Bonnie Dobbs and Cecil's mother is Della D. Berryhill.


Leonard Tercey Everhart
is 127 years old today, born in 1884. Leonard is Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Elmer Elsworth Everhart.  They were part of the 9 children born to Thomas Jefferson Everhart and Mary Jane Martin.  Leonard married Willa Blanche.

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