Thursday, October 20, 2011

Meet the family for October 20, 2011

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

KEEVER/CHAMBERS/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Dellia Keever
is 121 years old today, born in 1890.  Dellia is Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandmother.  She married Noah Benjamin Chambers in 1908 and they begot Nellie Chambers in 1909.  Nellie married Cecil Robert Hulgan and are Ella and Mason's great-grandparents.

BRIDGFORTH-FAMILY LINE

BAGLEY/BRIDGFORTH
Edward Garland Bagley
died 127 years ago today in 1884 at the age of 72.  Edward is Andrew and Bryan's 3rd great-grandfather.  He married Julianna Pegram Trotter August 5, 1845 and they begot Isham Trotter Bagley in 1851.  Isham married Susan Epes Seay October 22, 1874 and begot the other Edward Garland Bagley in 1884.  The first Edward lived to see his namesake grandson born on June 4, 1884.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jabez Walker
died 269 years ago today in 1742 at the age of 74 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.  Jabez is the boys' 9th great-grandfather. He is the son of William Walker and Sarah Snow.  Sarah is the daughter of Nicholas Snow and Constance Hopkins.  Constance is of course the daughter of Stephen Hopkins who both took the ride on the Mayflower in 1620.

BANKS/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
George Robert Banks
is 149 years old today, born in 1862.  George is the boys' 1/2 2nd cousin 4 times removed and also their 10th cousin 4 times removed.  His father is 1/2 1st cousin 5 times removed, Ira Bradley Banks.  Ira's father is 1/2 4th great-granduncle, David Bradley Banks who is the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, via their shared mother Sally Gold.

POLEY/POOLE/HOPKINS/SNOW/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Poley
died 422 years ago today in 1589 at the age of 78 in Suffolk, England.  John is the boys' 14th great-grandfather.  He married Anne Wentworth and begot Mary Poole in 1552.  Mary married Nicholas Hopkins in London, England in 1578 and begot the aforementioned Stephen Hopkins, the boys' 12th great-grandfather.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Margaret Susannah Stewart
died 101 years ago today in 1910 at the age of 80 in Cherokee county, Alabama.  Margaret is Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of John Thomas Stewart.  John was killed in the Civil war at a battle in Corinth Mississippi April 6, 1862.  He is Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandfather.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

BARNETT/MEYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-KNOWLES-JENNINGS
William H. "Goober" Barnett
is 212 years old today, born in 1799.  William is the kids' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Abel M. Barnett. William and Abel were part of the 15 children born to David Barnett and Sarah Phillips.   Abel married Rachel Meadows and they begot David A. Barnett in 1833.  David A. married Jane C. and they begot Lucy E. Barnett in 1858.  Lucy married Dedrick Henry Meyer in 1875 and they are the kids' 3rd great-grandparents.

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