Saturday, December 10, 2011

Meet the family for December 10, 2011

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STEIBLE/WOODEN
Franciska Steible
is 112 years old today, born in 1899.  Franciska is Steve's great-grandaunt, the sister of his great-grandfather, Al Steible.

BRIDGFORTH-FAMILY LINE

MADDISON/GARDEN/BAGLEY/BRIDGFORTH
Laurence Beckley Maddison
is 42 years old today, born in 1969.  Laurence is the husband of Andrew and Bryan's 1st cousin once removed, Clare Hethorn Garden.  Clare's mother is Sallie Mildred Bagley their grandaunt and sister of Sudie Seay Bagley the boys' grandmother.  Sudie married Edward McPhail Bridgforth June 16, 1931 and begot John Baskerville Bridgforth in 1944.

WELSH/BRIDGFORTH
Louis William Bridgforth and Bertha Maria Welsh's
120th anniversary is today, married in 1891 when he was 28 and she was 23 years old.  Louis and Bertha are Andrew and Bryan's great-grandparents.  The begot 6 Bridgforth children with the 5th being Edward McPhail Bridgforth, the boys' grandfather.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

KNEFF/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Anderson Kneff
died 108 years ago today in 1903 at the age of 79.  Andy is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Catherine Kneff who married Isaac Austin Stanford October 8, 1835 in Tippecanoe, Indiana.  Isaac and Catherine begot 12 children with the second born being David Stanford, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MEYER/MYER/HAWINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Dora Meyer
is 159 years old today, born in 1852.  Dora is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Dedrich Henry Meyer, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather, and the other brother, John Hammond Meyer.  They are the offspring of John Henry Meyer and Sophie Winter from Hanover Germany.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
James Haines Savage
died 99 years ago today in 1912 at the age of 79.  James is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Frances Marion Savage.

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