Friday, September 23, 2011

Meet the family for September 23, 2011


Ella Marie Hosler
is 3 years old today, can you believe it?  Born on this day in 2008.  Happy birthday Ella.  Ella is Mason's 1st cousin and Caitlyn's 2nd cousin.


David S. Stanford
died 67 years ago today at age 25 in Black Forest, El Pase Colorado in 1944.  David is the boys' 2nd cousin twice removed.  His parents Clara McKown and the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed, William David Stanford.  William's father is William Henry Stanford the boys' 2nd great-granduncle and brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford.


Ernest William Rosentreter and Dorothy Greenleaf Davies'
68th anniversary is today, married in 1943 in Polk, Florida.  He was 30 and she was 28.    Ernest is the boys' 4th cousin twice removed.  His mother is Lucy Powers Jaeger, the boys' 3rd cousin 3 times removed.  Lucy's mother is Helen Altana Powers, the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  Helen's mother is Lydia Ann Banks, the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Helen's father is David Bradley Banks, the boys' 4th great-granduncle and 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, via their mother Sally Gold.

Nathan Gold
died 250 years ago today in 1761 at the age of 71 in Fairfield, CT.  There are 4 Nathan Golds in our family tree.  This Nathan is the boys' 8th great-granduncle the brother of Samuel Gold.  Interesting to note that Nathan and the next person John Gold, his brother died on the same day 5 years apart.

John Gold
died 245 years ago today in 1766 at the age of 78 in Fairfield, Connecticut. John is the boys' 8th great-granduncle, the brother of Samuel Gold, the boys' 8th great-grandfather.

Robert Charles Burgess
died 38 years ago today in 1973 at the age of 52 in Canaseraga, New York.  He is the husband of 2nd cousin twice removed, Phyllis Adele Little whose mother is 1st cousin 3 times removed, Hazel Cotton the daughter of 2nd great-granduncle, George Ira Cotton, the brother of 2nd great-grandfather, Samuel Hazelitt Cotton.


Grover Cleveland McMurrey
died 34 years ago today in 1977 at the age of 86 in Gadsden, Alabama.  Grover is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Ida Jane McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.


Harold Wallace Meyer died 4 years ago today in 2007.  Harold is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed, whose father is Charles Meyer, 2nd cousin 3 times removed, whose father is 1st cousin 4 times removed, John B. Meyer, the son of 3rd great-granduncle, John Hammond Meyer, the brother of 3rd great grandfather, Dedrich Henry Meyer.


James D. Savage
is 139 years old today, born in 1872.  James is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin 4 times removed, whose father is 3rd great-granduncle, Thomas Payne Savage, the brother of Frances Marion Savage, Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandfather.

Robert Russell Savage
is 180 years old today, born in 1831.  Robert is the oldest brother of Frances Marion Savage and Thomas Payne Savage.  Robert was the first born of the 14 children born to James Payne Savage and Sarah Melissa Whitlock, Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandparents.


John Luttrell
died 131 years ago today in 1880 at the age of 78 in Dekalb, Alabama.  John is Ella and Mason's 5th great-grandfather who married Clarissa Harlow White and begot Dialtha Almeda Luttrell in 1829.  Dialtha married George Washington Hulgan June 8th, 1848 in Knox county, Tennessee and begot John Miller Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandfather.

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