Sunday, October 16, 2011

Meet the family for October 16, 2011


James Calvin Burt
is 140 years old today, born in 1871.  James is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  James' mother is Tempa Copeland Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt and Tempa's brother is Tillman R. Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandfather.  Tillman married Taletha Jane Whitlock in St. Clair county AL, December 12, 1853 and they begot Ruth J. Copeland in 1857.  Ruth married John Miller Hulgan in November of 1871 and begot Thomas Franklin Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather in 1876.


Mary Velular Crow
is 133 years old today, born in 1878.  Mary is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Ella Mariah Crow from Mentone, AL.  Ella Mariah was born in 1876 and married Oscar Routh Brown then begot Oscar Thomas Brown in 1912 who married Donie Mae Mayne, the kids' 2nd great-grandmother and the mother of Ella Ween Brown.

Peter Starling
died 127 years ago today in 1884 at the age of 73. Peter is the kids' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of John Starling who married Nancy Melby and are the kids' 5th great-grandparents.  They begot Wiley B. Starling in 1830 who married Augusta A. Powers and begot her 12th child, Alice Cora Starling in 1878.  Alice married Joseph Lewis Edge and begot Cora Augusta Edge in 1902.  Cora married Dedrich Homer Myer January 19, 1920.


Samuel Davis Savage
is 142 years old today, born in 1869. Sam is Tara and Calum's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Sallie E. Savage and 16 others.

John R. Savage
died 138 years ago today in 1873 at the age of  5 in Cherokee, AL.  4 years after Samuel Savage was born his 5 year old brother John died.  John was also Tara and Calum's 2nd great-granduncle.


Thomas Stowe, Jr. and Bethia Stocking's
336th anniversary is today, married in 1675 when he was 23 years old in Middletown, CT.  Thomas is the boys' 9th great-granduncle, the brother of 9th great-grandmother, Mary Marie Stowe who married the Rev. John Cotton August 12, 1662 in Concord Mass.

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