Monday, August 08, 2011

Meet the family for August 8, 2011


Bert L. Wooden
is 99 years old today, born in 1912. Bert is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Bert is the 8th child of 10 born to Harvey Houston Wooden and Myrtle M. Anderson.  Harvey is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Joseph R. Wooden, the boys' 2nd great-grandfather.

John Robert Wooden and Nellie C. Riley's
79th anniversary, married in 1932 when they were both 21 years old in Morgan county, Indiana. They were married 53 years before she died in 1985.  John is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed and the greatest College basketball coach to ever live.  John died June 4th of this year, just shy of 100 years old.  John's father is Joshua Hugh Wooden, the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed, whose father is Joshua Miller Wooden, the boys' 3rd great-granduncle and brother of their 3rd great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Wooden born in 1833.

Charles Sanford Wilhoit
died 133 years ago today in 1878 at age 72 in Platte City, Missouri.


Minnie Margaret Galt
is 147 years old today, born in 1864.  Minnie is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Her mother is Mary Ann Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, sister of Charlotte Brown who married Thomas B. Ray and begot Lotti B. Ray, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother.


Mary Polly Faucett
is 221 years old today, born in 1790.  Mary is Christopher's 5th great-granduncle, James Naugher's wife.  James was born in Donegal, Ireland in 1775 and died in Union, SC in 1825.  He is buried in Love Cemetery, SC.  James' brother is Joseph Naugher, Chris' 5th great-grandfather.

William Morris Naugher
died 34 years ago today in 1977 at the age of 84 in Calhoun, AL. William is Chris and Jordan's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Horace Savage Naugher, Chris and Jordan's 2nd great-grandfather.


Nancy Jane "Letty" Starling
is 155 years old today, born in 1856.  Letty is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Alice Cora Starling who married Joseph Lewis Edge and begot Cora Augusta Edge who married Dedrich Homer Myer January 19, 1920 and are the kids' 2nd great-grandparents.


Cecil Raymond Everhart and Clara Belle Marriott's 71st anniversary is today,
married in 1940 in Clinton, Missouri when he was 20 and she was 22 years old. Cecil is Steve's 1st cousin 3 times removed.  His father is James Noel "Smokey" Everhart, the brother of Steve's 2nd great-grandfather, Elmer Elsworth Everhart.  Elmer is Lola Ray Everhart's father.  Lola married Al Steible and begot Betty Steible in 1928.  Betty married Jerry Wooden in 1950 and begot 4 boys.

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