Monday, November 07, 2011

Meet the family for November 7, 2011

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
David Bradley Banks
in 209 years old today, born in 1802.  David is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton, the boys 4th grandfather.  Their common mother is Sally Gold.

PARKINSON/EARNEST/BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
James Parkinson
and Mahala Earnest's 178th anniversary is today, married in 1833, he at age 27 and she 21, in Sangamon, IL.  Mahala is the boys' 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of Rachel Earnest who married Resin D. Brown and are the boys' 4th great-grandparents, the parents of Charlottle Brown.

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Maria Theresa Gold
is 225 years old today, born in 1786.  Maria is the boys' 3rd cousin 7 times removed.  Her father is Thomas Gold, their 2nd cousin 8 times removed whose father is Rev. Hezekiah Gold, their 1st cousin 9 times removed while his father is their 8th great-granduncle, Hezekiah Gold, Sr. the brother of Samuel Gold, the boys' 8th great grandfather.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Dolly M. Stanford i
s 136 years old today, born in 1875.  Dolly is the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden and are the boys' 2nd great-grandparents.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

PARKER/McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-KNOWLES-JENNINGS
Thelma Lucille Parker
died 9 years ago today in 2002.  Thelma is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Her mother is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, Lou Della McMurrey the sister of Ida Jane McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joshua Miller Wooden and Penelope Pope Yager's
167th anniversary is today, married in 1844 when they were both 22 years old in Oldham, Kentucky.  Joshua is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Andrew Jackson Wooden

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

SIMS/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
William H. H. Sims
died 90 years ago today in 1921 at the age of 78 in Kanawh, Fayette, West Virginia.  William is Steve's 3rd great-granduncle, the oldest brother of Thomas Nuton Sims. Both were born to Dryden Sims and Rebecca Bays.  William married Sabina Hester McCarty in 1861 and they begot 7 children, 2 girls and 5 boys.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

STARLING/EDGE/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Norman Harrison Starling died 3 years ago today in 2008.  Norman is the kids' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, the son of 1st cousin 4 times removed, Wiley Thomas "Judge" Starling whose father is 3rd great-granduncle, John Rolf Starling the brother of 3rd great-grandmother Alice Cora Starling who married Joseph Lewis Edge and begot 2nd great-grandmother, Cora Augusta Edge in 1902.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Benjamin Franklin Savage
died 89 years ago today in 1922.  Ben is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-granduncle the brother of Frances Marion Savage, their 3rd great-grandfather.

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