Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Meet the family for November 16, 2011


Howard Milton Naugher
died 26 years ago today in 1985 at age 60 in Lexington, KY. Howard is Tara and Calum's granduncle, the brother of Moses S. Naugher.

Michael Coy Maxey
is 52 years old today, born in 1959.  Michael is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin once removed.  His mother is Anna Ruth Naugher the sister of Moses S. Naugher.


Jasper D. Stanford
died 112 years ago today in 1899 at age 1 year 10 months. Jasper is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His father is Asia Minor Stanford and Asia's father is Jacob K. Stanford the boys' 3rd great-granduncle and brother of David Stanford.

John W. Stanford
is 149 years old today, born in 1862.  John is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Jacob K. Stanford, same as Asia Minor's.


John Platt Cleveland
is 215 years old today, born in 1796.  John is the husband of the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, Nancy Ann Cotton, the sister of Ira Cotton.  John and Nancy were married December 27, 1816 in Masonville, New York and begot 14 children between 1817 and 1842.  John lived to be 89.  He lived 2 years after Nancy died at age 84 in 1884.

Joseph Talcott
is 342 years old today, born in 1669.  Joseph is the boys' 9th great-granduncle, the brother of Hannah Talcott who married Nathan Gold, Jr. and are the boys' 9th great-grandparents. Nathan Gold, Jr. was of course, the colonial Deputy/Lieutenant-Governor of Connecticut from 1708-1724.

Margaret A. Ray
is 179 years old today, born in 1832.  Maggie as we called her, is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Thomas B. Ray, Jr. who married Charlotte Brown in 1865 and begot Lotti B. Ray in 1865.

Sam Cotton III
is 273 years old today, born in 1738.  Sam is the boys' 1st cousin 8 times removed.  His father, Samuel Cotton, Jr. is the 1/2 brother of William Cotton via their father and different mothers.  Samuel, Jr's mother was Lydia Bates and William's mother was Experience Hall.

Samuel Stowe and Elizabeth Stone's
342 anniversary is today, married in 1669 when he was 24 and she was 18 in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Samuel Stowe is the boys' 9th great-granduncle, the brother of Mary Marie Stowe born in 1643.  Mary married the Rev. John Cotton in Concord, Mass around 1666.  Strange year for a reverend to marry.  They begot Samuel Cotton in 1676 whose second marriage was to Experience Hall in 1716.  They are the boys' 8th great-grandparents.  Samuel Stowe and Elizabeth Stone begot one child I know of, a girl named Sarah Stowe, born in 1673.  Sarah married Isaac Clark in Marlborough, Massachusetts in 1691 and begot 9 children, 5 girls and 4 boys.  They all would be the boys' 2nd cousins 9 times removed.


Tempa Copeland
is 175 years old today, born in 1836.  Tempa is Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of Tillman R. Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandfather who married Taletha Jane Whitlock in 1853 and begot Ruth J. Copeland in 1857.  Ruth married John Miller Hulgan in 1871.


Charles R. Kelly and Pearl May Bell's 114th anniversary is today,
married in 1897 when he was 37 and she was 16.  Pearl is the wife of Steve's 2nd great-granduncle Lewis Henry Everhart who was her 2nd husband.  When Charles Kelly died in 1911 Pearl remarried to Lewis Everhart in 1914.  They must have divorced because I show that she had a 3rd husband and Lewis didn't die until 1968.  Lewis' first wife Gertie Colwell died in 1909 and they had 2 children together.


Nellie Belle Morrison
died 17 years ago today in 1994.  Nellie is the wife of the kids' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Arthur Herman Meyer and are the parents of 3rd cousin twice removed, Glenda Elaine Meyer.

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