Friday, September 09, 2011

Meet the family for September 9, 2011


Clyde Walter Ennis
died 60 years ago today in 1951 at the age of 54 in Birmingham, AL.  Clyde is the kids' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  His mother is Mary Elizabeth Starling, the kids' 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of Wiley B. Starling who married Augusta A. Powers and are the kids' 4th great-grandparents.  They begot Alice Cora Starling who married Joseph Lewis Edge and begot Cora Augusta Edge.  Cora married Dedrich Homer Myer, the kids' 2nd great-grandfather.


Lucy Cotton
is 264 years old today, born in 1747.  Lucy is the boys' 6th great-grandaunt and unofficially the oldest lived member of our tree at 100.  She was born September 9, 1747 in Middletown, CT and died October 30, 1847 in Claridon, Ohio.  Lucy is the sister of Thomas Cotton, the boys' 6th great-grandfather who lived to be 92, born in Middletown March 26th, 1764 and died in Middletown, April 9, 1856.  Thomas married Anna Hubbard in Middletown on October 31, 1787 and they begot Ira Cotton in 1788.  Ira married Sally Gold, the daughter of Talcott Gold and Anna Barlow.

Lydia Bates
died 298 years ago today in 1713 at the age of 40 in Middletown, CT.  Lydia is the first wife of Samuel Cotton, the boys' 8th great-grandfather.  She died as a result of birthing her last child, Ebenezer Cotton on or around this day in 1713.  Samuel later married Experience Hall.

Samuel Hall, Jr.
died 247 years ago today in 1764 at age 67 in Middletown, CT.  Sam is the boys' 8th great-granduncle and their 1st cousin 10 times removed.  Sam is the brother of Experience Hall and his mother is Phoebe Ward, the daughter of William Ward and Phoebe Fenner


Pronce Sanford
died 69 years ago today in 1942.  One of the great names in the family.  Pronce is Tara and Calum's 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His mother is Sarah Jane Naugher, Tara and Calum's 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Sarah's father is Daniel Naugher, Tara and Calum's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Robert Marion Naugher, Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandfather who married Mary Ann Reedy and begot Moses Service Naugher in 1851.


Ronnie L. Everhart
died 16 years ago today in 1995 at the age of 58 in Kansas City, Kansas.  Ronnie is Steve's 1st cousin 3 times removed, the son of James Noel "Smokey" Everhart who is the brother of Elmer Elsworth Everhart, Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.

Samuel Lee Everhart
died 34 years ago today in 1977 in Travis Texas at the age of 90.  Samuel is Ronnie's uncle and Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of both Smokey Everhart and Elmer "Jughandle" Everhart.


Rosa Lee Hawkins
is 118 years old today, born in 1893.  Rosa is Caitlyn Belle's 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of James Atley "At" Hawkins, Belle's 2nd great-grandfather.  Rosa was the 5th born of 6 and "At" was the first born to James H. Hawkins and Eliza Jane "Jennie" Brown, Belle's 3rd great-grandparents.

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