Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Meet the family for November 9, 2011


Charlie Hubert Dobbs
died 44 years ago today in 1967 at age 65 in DeKalb county, AL.  Charlie is the husband of Minnie Gertrude Burt who is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 3 times removed and her 2nd cousin 4 times removed.  Minnie's mother is Lillie Jane Hulgan who is Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandaunt and Minnie's father is John Henry Burt who is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  So John Henry Burt and Lillie Jane Hulgan are 1st cousins.


Deliverance Cotton
died 332 years ago today in 1679 at age 9 months in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts.  Dee as we called her, is the boys' 8th great-grandaunt, the sister of Samuel Cotton and the twin sister of Thankful Cotton who only lived 2 days and died April 14, 1679.

Jacob Earnest
died 208 years ago today in 1803 at age 70 in Pendleton, South Carolina. Jacob is the boys' 7th great-grandfather and the husband of Agnes Young.  They begot William Earnest in 1753 and married Rachel McCrory and begot Jacob A. Earnest the boys' 5th great-grandfather who married Elizabeth Sims in Spartanburg, SC in 1803.  They begot Rachel Earnest in 1816 who married Resin D. Brown in Sangamon, IL in May of 1834.  They begot Charlotte Brown in 1839 who married Thomas B. Ray in February of 1865 in Sangamon, IL and begot Lotti B. Ray in 1865.  Lotti is the boys' 2nd great-grandmother who married Samuel Hazelitt Cotton and begot Marie Antoinette Cotton in 1891.

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