Sunday, November 27, 2011

Meet the family for November 27, 2011

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

KNEFF/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Catherine Kneff
is 192 years old today, born in 1819.  Cat is the boys' 4th great-grandmother.  She married Isaac Austin Stanford in October of 1835 in Tippecanoe, IN and begot 12 children with David Stanford being the second born.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
James Cotton
is 256 years old today, born in 1755.  James is the boys' 6th great-granduncle, the brother of Thomas Cotton who married Anna Hubbard in Middletown, CT October 31, 1887 and are the boys' 6th great-grandparents.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Marie Antoinette Cotton
died 38 years ago today in 1973 just a day after her 82 birthday. in St. Louis MO.  Marie is the boys' great-grandmother.

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Samuel Gold
is 248 years old today, born in 1763.  This Samuel Gold, and there are three, is the boys' 6th great-granduncle, the brother of Talcott Gold, born to Abel Gold and Ellen Burr.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

REEVES/WOODEN
John Wesley Reeves, III
is 45 years old today, born in 1966 Happy birthday!  Tre is Steve's uncle.  He married Lisa and begot Johnathan Wesley Reeves in 1988.  His parents are John Wesley Reeves, Jr. and Mary Evelyn Pharris.  Tre shares a birthday with Steve's Great-grandmother and Tre's Grandmother, our next contestant.

GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
Sarah Eloise Garrison
is 102 years old today, born in 1909. Sarah is Steve's Great-grandmother.  She was born in Morgan county, Alabama and died in Henderson county Tennessee April 10, 1981 at the age of 71. Sarah was married to John Wesley Reeves, Sr.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER
Walter Verdell Hulgan
is 129 years old today, born in 1882. Walter is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Stephan Nicodemus Hulgan, the brother of Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandfather, John Miller Hulgan.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Robert D. Everhart
is 91 years old today, born in 1920.  Robert is Steve's great-granduncle, the brother of Lola Rae Everhart-Steible, Steve's great-grandmother.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

HOOTEN/BECK/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Michael Jay Hooten, Jr. and Samantha's
1st anniversary is today, married in 2010 when he was 23 in Birmingham, Alabama.  Michael is the kids' 2nd cousin once removed.  His mother is 1st cousin twice removed, Melinda Beck, whose mother is great-grandaunt, Lelia Jane "Jane" Myer the sister of great-grandfather, Dick Myer.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Willard Wooden
is 119 years old today, born in 1892.  Willard is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  His father is 2nd cousin 5 times removed, Isaac Owen Wooden whose father is 1st cousin 6 times removed, Abraham Wooden.  Abraham's father as we know from several hits his month, is John Wooden, the kids' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Robert Wooden.

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