Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Meet the family for November 30, 2011

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Andrew Dugar Stanford
is 122 years old today, born in 1889.  Andrew is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed and their 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His father is James Isaac Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, 3/4 brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden, the boys' 2nd great-grandparents.

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Rebecca Josephine Stanford
is 161 years old today born in 1850.  Rebecca is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of David Stanford, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

TAPPIN/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Anna Tappin
died 299 years ago today in 1712 at the age of 50 in Middletown, CT.  Anna is the boys' 9th great-grandmother.  She married Thomas Ward. Sr. Dec 6, 1683 in Middletown, CT and begot Thomas Ward, Jr. in 1684.  Jr. married Rebecka Birnham Aug 28, 1707 in Hartford, CT and begot Rebeckah Ward in 1723, their 4th child born of 6.  Rebeckah Ward married William Cotton Sep 22, 1742 in Middletown, CT and begot their 6th child Thomas Cotton in 1764.

BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Frederick Jeager Banks and Mary Evelyn Dodd's
130th anniversary is today, married in 1881, he at age 24 and she 22.  Fred is the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  His father is Ira Bradley Banks, their 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Ira's father is David Bradley Banks the boys' 4th great-granduncle and 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, the boys' 4th great-grandfather.

TAYLOR/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
William Henry Harrison Taylor
is 171 years old today born in 1840.  Henry is the boy's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  His mother is Sally Ann Cotton, the boys' 4th great-grandaunt and sister of aforementioned Samuel Cheney Cotton.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

BURT/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Minnie Gertrude Burt
died 48 years ago today in 1963 at age 62 in Dekalb, AL.  Minnie is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 3 times removed and her 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  Her mother is Lillie Jane Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandaunt and sister of Thomas Franklin Hulgan Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather.  Minnie's father is John Henry Burt, Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  His mother is Tempa Copeland Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt and sister of Tillman R. Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandfather.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

YARBROUGH/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Reverend Samuel Wilson Mayne and Elizabeth Caroline Yarbrough's
168th anniversary is today, married in 1843 when he was 18 and she was 19 years old at the Hickory Flat church in Hickory Flat, Georgia.  Which is just down the street from our house.  The Reverend is the kids' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of 5th great-grandfather, William Homer Mayne.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary Francis Wooden
died 123 years ago today in 1888 at age 23 in Ellis Texas.  Mary is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  He father is 1st cousin 6 times removed, Abraham Wooden, whose father is 5th great-granduncle, John Wooden, the brother of Robert Wooden.

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