Saturday, November 05, 2011

Meet the family for November 5, 2011


Martha Marsh
is 245 years old today, born in 1765.  Martha is the wife of the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed, Thomas Gold.  Thomas' father is Rev, Hezekiah Gold, Jr. who married Sarah Sedgwick in Cornwall CT November 22, 1758.  Hezekiah's father is Hezekiah Gold, Sr. the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of Samuel Gold born in 1692.  Samuel married Esther Bradley in December of 1716 and begot Abel Gold in 1727.  Abel married Ellen Burr in December of 1754 in Fairfield, CT and begot Talcott Gold in 1759.  Talcott is the boys' 6th great-grandfather.  Then the line of blood goes like this:
Talcott Gold (1759-1839)
who married Anna Barlow and begot
Sally Gold(1782-1860)
who married Ira Cotton and begot
Samuel Cheney Cotton (1815-1897)
who married Almira Walker and begot
Hubbard Cotton (1838-1910)
who married Mary Hazelitt and begot
Samuel Hazelitt Cotton (1862-1915)
who married Charlotte "Lotti" B. Ray and begot
Marie Antoinette Cotton (1891-1973)
who married Walter William Wooden and begot
Charlotte Marjorie Wooden (1917-1987)
who married Raymond W. Day, Jr. and begot
            Raymond W. Day, III
Walter William Wooden, Jr. (1924-1988) who married Ruth E. Schuchert and begot
            Deborah Ann Wooden
who married John Baskerville Bridgforth and begot
                    Bryan Wooden Bridgforth
                    Andrew Bagley Bridgforth
Jerry Joseph Wooden, Sr. (1927-2001)
who married Elizabeth Louise "Betty" Steible and begot
            Jerry Joseph Wooden, Jr.
who married Nancy Darlene Myer
            Steven Ray Wooden, Sr.
who married Mittie Marie Reeves and begot
                    Steven Ray Wooden, Jr.
            James Price Wooden
            Walter William Wooden
who married Angela Denise Kerlin

Anna Tappin
died 315 years ago today in 1696 at the age of 2 in Middletown, CT.  Anna is the boys' 1st cousin 10 times removed.  Her parents are Anna Ward and 9th great-granduncle James Tappin the brother of 9th great-grandmother Anna Tappin.


Carolyn Barnett Meyer
is 83 years old today, born in 1928.  Carolyn is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed, her father is 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Arthur Herman Meyer, whose father is 1st cousin 4 times removed, Dedrick Hammond Meyer and whose mother is 3rd cousin 5 times removed, Stella Irene Barnett.


Sarah Elizabeth Savage
died 110 years ago today in 1901 at the age of 53 in Piedmont, Alabama.  Sarah is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of 3rd great-grandfather Frances Marion Savage.

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