Monday, October 10, 2011

Meet the family for October 10, 2011

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

BARNETT/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Abel M. Barnett
is 198 years old today, born in 1813.  Abe is the kids' 5th great-grandfather.  Abel married Rachel and begot David Barnett  named after his grandfather David in 1833, then 6 other children.  Abel was born in Oglethorpe, GA.  David also born in GA married Jane C. from GA and begot 7 more children, the first on being Lucy E. Barnett in 1858.  Lucy, born in GA met a man from Hanover, Germany, Dedrick Henry Meyer and they were married prior to 1875.  They lived in Winterville GA and together begot 6 children with the 6th being Dedrich Homer Myer, born in Madison, Morgan, GA in 1889.  Dedrich Homer Myer married Cora Augusta Edge and they begot 11 Myer children together in Cherokee County, AL.

MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Lyle Myer
is 56 years old today, born in 1955.  Lyle is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed.  His father is Thomas Fredrick "Fred" Myer the brother of Great-grandfather, Roland Max "Dick" Myer.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

MAYNE/BROWN/
MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Maimie Luetta Mayne
is 111 years old today, born in 1900.  Lue is the kids' 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Donie Mae Mayne.  Lue died at 1 month old on November 10, 1900.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Amanda E. Savage
is 147 years old today, born in 1864.  Amanda is Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Sallie E. Savage and number 3 in the line of 17 children.  Amanda only lived 3 months, dieing January 5, 1865.

NAUGHER
Sally Mae Naugher
died 16 years ago today in 1995 at Cherokee Baptist Medical Center, Centre, AL at the age of 76.  Sally is Tara and Calum's Grandaunt, the sister of Moses S. Naugher, born to Horace Savage Naugher and Maxie Ruth Smith.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Nancy Ann Cotton
is 212 years old today, born in 1799.  Nancy is the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, the sister of Ira Cotton, both born to Thomas Cotton and Anna Hubbard, the boys' 6th great-grandparents.

HUBBARD/BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDDGFORTH-DAY
Susanah Hubbard
died 266 years ago today in 1745 at the age of 19 in Fairfield, CT.  Suzy is the boys' 8th great-grandmother.  She married David Barlow in Fairfield, CT December 27, 1743 and begot David Barlow II in 1745.  David jr. married Sarah Bradley in 1764 and begot Anna Barlow in 1763.  Anna married Talcott Gold in Fairfield, CT March, 18, 1782 and are the boys' 6th great-grandparents.

STARR/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Abigail Starr
is 300 years old today, born in 1711.  Abby is the wife of the boys' 8th great-granduncle, Samuel Hall, Jr. who is the brother of Experience Hall.

FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Arthur Fenner
died 308 years ago today in 1703 at the age of 83 in Providence, Rhode Island.  Arthur is the boys' 11th great-grandfather.  He married Sarah Browne both from Horne, Surrey, England, in Rusper, Sussex, England January 9, 1614.  They begot 7 children, the last of which is Phoebe Fenner in 1633.  Phoebe married William Ward in 1660 and begot Phoebe Ward in 1663.  Phoebe married Samuel Hall in December of 1683 and are the parents of Experience, Phebe, Susannah, Mary, Samuel, Jr., and William Hall.

BELLOWS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Charlie Dilling Bellows
is 146 years old today, born in 1864.  Though, not really related, Charlie is the father of the husband, Fred Douglas Bellows, of the boys' great-grandaunt, Helen Mar Cotton.  Helen and Fred had two sons, George Cotton Bellows and the following contestant, Frank Cotton Bellows.

BELLOWS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Frank Cotton Bellows
died 72 years ago today in 1939 at the age of 13.  Frank is the boys' 1st cousin twice removed.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

SONNER/CONRAD/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Johann Philip Sonner
died 205 years ago today in 1806 at age 76 in Strasburg, VA.  Johann is Steve's 7th great-grandfather.  He married Anna Elizabeth Windle and begot Margaret Rebecca Sonner in 1763.  Margaret married Joseph Conrad in 1786 and begot George Conrad in 1806.  George married Nancy Wiseman from Virginia in Harrison, IN July 2, 1825 and begot Mary Ann Conrad around 1824.  Mary Ann married Daniel G. Everhart, Steve's 4th great-grandfather and begot Thomas Jefferson Everhart in 1849.  Tom married Mary Jane Martin and begot Gramp - Elmer Elsworth Everhart in 1877.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Carl Kendall Wooden
is 86 years old today, born in 1925.  Carl is the son of Leroy Oliver Wooden, the boys' great-granduncle and brother of Walter William Wooden, Sr.  Carl is their 1st cousin twice removed.  Carl has been married 4 times and has 3 children, David LeRoy Wooden, Pam Wooden (1948) and Mark Wooden (1953).  Happy birthday Carl!

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Chalmers Cole Wooden, Jr.
died 8 years ago today in 2003 in Montgomery, Alabama at age 52.  Chalmers is the boys' 4th cousin 3 times removed.  His father is Chalmers Cole Wooden, Sr., 3rd cousin 4 times removed, son of 2nd cousin 5 times removed, John Henry Wooden.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

KNEFF/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jacob Kneff and Louisa's
195th anniversary is today, married in 1816 when he was 20 and she was 21 in Ohio.  Jacob and Louisa are the boys' 5th great-grandparents.  Jacob was born in Pennsylvania and Louisa in Germany.  They had 4 children, Catherine Kneff, (1819-1877) the boys' 4th great-grandmother and mother of David Stanford, Anderson Kneff (1824-1903), Eleanor Kneff (1827-1900) and Louisa Kneff (1835- ?).

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