Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Meet the family for October 4, 2011

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Arabella Victoria Stewart
died 87 years ago today in 1924 at the age of 69 in Piedmont AL. Arabella is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Frances Matilda Stewart our next contestant.

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Frances Marion Savage and Frances Matilda Stewart's
151th anniversary is today, married in 1860, he at age 23 and she 15 in Calhoun, AL.  Frances Matilda is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandmother, the mother of Sallie E. Savage who married Moses Service Naugher in 1883.  Yes, these are the Frances' that had 17 children, a combined family record.

NAUGHER
Jane Naugher
is 162 years old today, born in 1849.  Jane is Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandaunt the sister of Moses Service Naugher.  Wow, 1 death a wedding and a birthday all within a small family circle on the same day albeit years apart.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MEYER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Betty Ann Meyer
is 72 years old today, born in 1939.  Betty is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed, whose father is 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Dedrick T. Meyer whose father is 1st cousin 4 times removed, James F. Meyer, the son of 3rd great-granduncle, John Hammond Meyer, who is the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, Dedrich Henry Meyer.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

McMURREY/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Johnnie Floyd McMurrey died 14 years ago today in 1997. Johnnie is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Lee Vernon McMurrey, the brother of 3rd Great-grandmother, Ida Jane McMurrey.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Charley H. Hulgan
is 130 years old today, born in 1881.  Charley is Ella and Mason's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Thomas Franklin Hulgan, the 2nd of 6 children born to John Miller Hulgan and Ruth J. Copeland. Charley was the third born.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Clyde Oliver Stanford
died 104 years ago today in 1907 at the age of 23 in San Francisco, CA.  He was born in Lone Pine Nebraska in 1883. Clyde is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  His father is James Isaac Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-granduncle and 3/4 brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford.  I call it 3/4 because James Isaac's mother is Amanda Jane Kenley the sister of Margaret Jennie's mother Nancy Ann Kenley.  Got to be more blood than 1/2.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

DAVIES/ROSENTRETER/JAEGER/POWERS/BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Dorothy Greenleaf Davies
died 23 years ago today in 1988 at the age of 73 in Dallas, Texas. Dorothy is the wife of the boys' 4th cousin twice removed, Earnest William Rosentreter.  They were married September 23, 1943 in Polk, Florida and begot 2 children, Diane Rosentreter and a Living Boy. Diane married Thomas Young Wesson from Nashvillie and he died July 4, 2008 in Smith Texas.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Hazel Cotton
is 114 years old today, born in 1897.  Hazel is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Her father is George Ira Cotton, their 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Samuel Hazelitt Cotton who married Lottie B. Ray
Hazel Cotton circa 1917

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Fannie Ettie Wooden
is 121 years old today, born in 1890.  Fannie is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  Her father is John Henry Wooden, 2nd cousin 5 times removed whose father is Abraham Wooden, 1st cousin 6 times removed, the son of John Wooden, who is the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Robert Wooden.
The John Henry Wooden Family

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