Monday, August 22, 2011

Meet the family for August 22, 2011


James H. Hawkins died 89 years ago today in 1922 at age 74 in Cherokee Alabama.  James is Caitlyn's 3rd great-grandfather.  He married Eliza Jane "Jennie" Brown October 31, 1882 in Cherokee Alabama.  They begot 6 children with James Atley "At" Hawkins, being the first born in 1884.


Pauline Brand
died 11 years ago today in 2000 at the age of 86 in West Lafayette, Indiana.  Pauline is the wife of the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, James Russel McCaw.  James' parents are the cousins that married, William F. McCaw/Johnson and Nora Catherine Moore.  William being the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed and Nora being the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  William's father is 3rd great-granduncle, Abraham Johnson, the brother of 3rd great-grandmother, Amanda Johnson who married Andrew Jackson Wooden in 1858.  Back to Nora.  Nora's mother is Mary Frances Jones, the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Her mother is 3rd great-grandaunt Maranda Johnson, the sister of the same aforementioned Amanda Johnson/Wooden.

Ida Freeman
died 38 years ago today in 1873 in Lafayette, Indiana at age 63.  Ida is the wife of the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, John Frank McCaw who is the brother of the aforementioned James Russel McCaw.


Nathan H. Wooden and Helen Jean Whaley's 62nd anniversary is today,
married in 1949 in Indiana when he was 26 and she was 24 years old.  Nathan and Helen are part of the Wooden line I discovered last year.  Nathan died April 8, 2006 and Helen died December 29, 2007.  They are the boys' 1st cousin's 3 times removed.  They begot a boy and a girl who are still living.  I have found that the girl married Brent Riley and they had two children, one living girl and Sean Riley who has passed.  Brent's wife is the boys 2nd cousin twice removed and their children are 3rd cousins once removed.


Mary Viola Sims
is 126 years old today, born in 1885.  Mary is Steve's 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Margret Izora Sims his 2nd great-grandmother.  Margret married Elmer Elsworth Everhart in 1902 and begot Steve's great-grandmother, Lola Ray Everhart/Steible in 1906.


Mary Adah Stanford
died 151 years ago today in 1860 in Illinois at the age of 20.  She is buried in Mt Zion Cemetery East of Flora, Illinois. Mary is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of David Stanford who is the father of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden and begot Walter William Wooden, Sr. and Leroy Oliver Wooden.


James R. West
is 149 years old today born in 1862.  James is Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Sarah Matilda West who married John Henry Chambers and are Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandparents.  They begot Noah Benjamin Chambers in 1879 and Noah married Dellia Keever in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers in 1909.  Nellie married Cecil Robert Hulgan and they begot Ella and Mason's grandfather, Duard Robert Hulgan in 1953.


Edward McPhail Bridgforth, Jr. and Louise Pennington's 58th
anniversary is today, married in 1953 when he was 18 years old.  Edward is Andrew and Bryan's Uncle, the brother of their father, John Baskerville Bridgforth.  John and Edward were born to Edward McPhail Bridgforth, Sr. and Sudie Seay Bagley, the boys' grandparents.  Edward and Louise begot two boys, Edward McPhail Bridgforth, III, and Baskerville Pennington Bridgforth who are Bryan and Andrew's 1st cousins.


Arnot Mathew Smith, Sr.
is 122 years old today, born in 1889.  Arnot is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  He died in 1966 and has one living boy child.  Arnot's mother is Waite L. Cleveland, the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  Waite's father is Morgan R. Cleveland, the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed whose mother is Nancy Ann Cotton, the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, the sister of 5th great-grandfather, Ira Cotton.

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