Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Meet the family for October 25, 2011

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth Jane Johnson
died 99 years ago today.  Liz is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, sister of Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden in 1858.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BRADLEY/BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Francis Bradley
is 358 years old today, born in 1653 in Fairfield, CT.  Francis is the boys' 9th great-grandfather.

BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Samuel Burr
died 186 years ago today in 1825.  Sam is the boys' 1st cousin 8 times removed.  His father is 7th great-granduncle, Ebenezer Burr, brother of Ellen Burr who married Abel Gold and are the parents of Talcott Gold.

GALT/BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jeannetta Happer Galt
is 138 years old today, born in 1873.  The boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed, his mother is 3rd great-grandaunt, Mary Ann Brown, sister of Charlotte Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandmother.

BELLOWS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
George Cotton Bellows
died 91 years ago today in 1839 at only 5 months old.  George is the boys' 1st cousin twice removed.  His mother is the boys' great-grandaunt, Helen Mar Cotton, the sister of Marie Antoinette Cotton, the boys' great-grandmother.

STEIBLE/
WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

SIMS/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
James Sims and Elizabeth Nancy Cotton's
215 anniversary is today.  Married when he was 42 and she was 17.  They are Steve's 5th great-grandparents

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Gilbert Clifford McMurrey
died 40 years ago today in 1971.  Gil is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Grover Cleveland McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, brother of Ida Jane McMurray, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.

PARKER/McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Marvin Homer Parker
is 105 years old today, born in 1906.  Also the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Marvin's mother is Lou Della McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, sister of Ida Jane and Grover Cleveland McMurrey.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE


MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Joseph Dedrich "JD" Myer
died 2 years ago today in 2009 at age 88 in Rome Georgia.  Joe is the kids' great-granduncle, the brother of Roland Max Myer.  Joe was the first born to Dedrich Homer Myer and Cora Augusta Edge, the kids' 2nd great-grandparents.  Joe married Louise and they begot 2 children, Sherry Myer and Bradley Myer who are the kids' first cousins twice removed.

MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Carrie L. Myer is 101
years old today, born in 1910.  Carrie is the kids' 1st cousin 3 times removed, the daughter of John Henry Myer and Mary Beatrice Tucker.  John Henry Myer is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Dedrich Homer Myer.

MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Mark Houston and Brandy Myer's
3rd anniversary is today, married in 2008 when mark was 38.  Brandy Myer is the kids' 2nd cousin once removed, the daughter of 1st cousin twice removed, Lyle Myer whose father is great-granduncle, Thomas Fredrick "Fred" Myer the brother of great-grandfather, "Dick" Myer.

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