Monday, October 31, 2011

Meet the family for October 31, 2011

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BATHOLOMEW/VanCISE/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Christian Batholomew and Deborah A. VanCise's
167 anniversary is today, married in 1844, he was 34 and she was 25. Deb is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Cotton and Anna Hubbard's
224th anniversary is today, married in 1787, he was 23 and she was 21. They are the boy's 6th great-grandparents, the parents of Ira Cotton.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
William Henry Stanford
died 63 years ago today in 1948 at the age of 75 in Ohio.  William is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden October 29th, 1884.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Zuma McMurrey
died 93 years ago today in 1918 at age 20 in AL.  Zoom is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Ida Jane McMurrey.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Norman Naugher
died 19 years ago today in 1992 at age 66 in Piedmont, AL.  Norm is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin twice removed.  His father is Great-granduncle, James Loid Naugher, brother of Horace Savage Naugher.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

WARDLAW/BROWN/EDGE/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Alice A. Wardlaw
is 146 years old today, born in 1864.  Alice is the 2nd wife of the husband of the the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, Ora Edge.  Ora, born in 1886, married William Olen Brown and begot, Clarence, Reuben, Cecil, William Olen Jr. and Bryant Brown.  I don't know the transistion but William later married Alice A. Wardlaw and begot 4 more children, Clara Irene Brown, David W., Robert and Olan Brown.  Ora is the sister of Joseph Lewis Edge, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather who married Alice Cora Starling.

MEYER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
John B. Meyer
is 136 years old today, born in 1875.   John is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  He was born in Winterville, Georgia and died in Arnoldsville Georgia.  His father is John Hammond Meyer the kids' 3rd great-granduncle and brother of Dedrick Henry Meyer.  It is believed that John Hammond Meyer and Dedrick came to the US together from Germany.

MEADOWS/BARNETT/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Rachel Meadows
died 120 years ago today in 1891 at age 78 in Oglethorpe, Georgia.  Rachel is the kids' 5th great-grandmother.  She married Abel M. Barnett January 11, 1832 in Oglethorpe county, Georgia.  They begot 9 children with David A. Barnett being the first born.  David, the kids' 4th great-grandfather we now know married Jane C. Fleeman December 8, 1857 in Oglethorpe.  They begot 7 children with Lucy Emline Barnett being the first born.

BECK/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Susan Beck
is 55 years old today, born in 1956.  Susan is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed, the daughter of Lelia Jane Myer, who is the sister of the kids' great-grandfather Roland Max Myer.  Susan has two children from her marriage with Larry Jennings.  They are Jana Jennings and Justin Jennings, the kids' 2nd cousins once removed.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUSAN!!!!!

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Georgianna Lee Everhart
is 103 years old today, born in 1908.  Georgianna is Steve's great-grandaunt, the sister of Lola Rae Everhart/Steible.  She married Roy Eastman.  Georgie died in Oakhurst California March 2 2005 at age 96.  The following is her obituary:
Georgiana Lee Eastman passed away March 2, 2005 in Oakhurst. She was 96. She was born Oct. 31, 1908 in Illinois. She was an Oakhurst resident for 19 years.
     She was an active member of the Yosemite Western Artists.
     Arrangements entrusted to the Neptune Society of Central California.
     Remembrances may be made to Hinds Hospice Service, P.O. Box 1325, Madera, CA 03639

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

RENO/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Nancy Amberette Reno
died 86 years ago today in 1925 at age 91 in Owen county Indiana.  Nancy is the wife of the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, Abraham Johnson who was born in Washington Indiana and is the brother of Amanda Johnson who married Andrew Jackson Wooden November 24, 1858 in Owen Indiana and are the boys' 3rd great-grandparents.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Robert Hulgan and Betsey Kennedy's
201st anniversary is today, married in 1809 when he was 29 years old in North Carolina.  Robert is Ella and Mason's 5th great-granduncle, the brother of Stephen Hulgan who married Sarah Miller October 15, 1808 in Randolph, North Carolina and are Ella and Mason's 5th great-grandparents.

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Thomas Franklin Hulgan
is 160 years old today, born in 1851 in Missouri City, Fort Bend, Texas.  Thomas is Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of John Miller Hulgan who married Ruth J. Copeland November 15, 1871 in Dekalb, Alabama and are Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandparents.

HAWKINS-FAMILY LINE

BROWN/HAWKINS/JENNINGS
James H. Hawkins and Eliza Jane "Jennie" Brown's
167th anniversary is today, married in 1882 when he was 34 and she was 26 years old in Cherokee County, Alabama.  James and Jennie are Caitlyn's 3rd great-grandparents.   They begot 2nd great-grandfather, "At" Hawkins in 1884.

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