Monday, December 12, 2011

Meet the family for December 12, 2011


Dialtha Almeda Luttrell
is 182 years old today, born in 1829.  Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandmother, Dialtha married George Washington Hulgan June 8, 1848 in Knox county, Tennessee.  They had 5 children - all boys'.

Tillman R. Copeland and Taletha Jane Whitlock's
158th anniversary is today, married in 1853 when he was 18 and she was 16 years old, in St. Clair county, Alabama.  Tillman and Taletha are Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandparents.  They begot 4 children, 3 girls and a boy.  Ruth J. Copeland, Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandmother was the first born. Ruth married John Miller Hulgan the second child born to the aforementioned George Washington Hulgan and Dialtha Ameda Luttrell.

Martha Jane Bryant
died 76 years ago today in 1935 at age 75 in Painter, Dekalb, Alabama.  Martha is the wife of Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle, William Wallace Hulgan, the brother of the aforementioned John Miller Hulgan.


Richard Tholian Wood and Mattie Carolyn Edge's
114th anniversary is today, married in 1897 when they both were 22 years old.  Mattie is the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Joseph Lewis Edge, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather.  Joseph married Alice Cora Starling and begot Cora Augusta Edge in 1902.  Cora married Dedrich Homer Myer and are the kids' 2nd great-grandparents.

John Rolf Starling
is 154 years old today, born in 1857.  John is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of the last of the 12 children born, Alice Cora Starling.  John was born 21 years before Alice Cora.  He died in Texas and is buried in the Barbee Cemetery in Lone Star, Texas.

Francis Tackett died 92 years ago today in 1919 at age 22.  Francis is the first wife of the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed, Wiley Thomas "Judge" Starling.  Wiley's father is the aforementioned John Rolf Starling.  Wiley married again in 1923 to Jewel M. Henry and begot 5 children.  Norman Harrison Starling (1923-2008), Elwood J. Starling (1918- ), W. L. Starling (1926- ), Windell Starling and his twin sister Winnell Starling (1929-)


Miranda Hooten
is 30 years old today, born in 1981 HAPPY BIRTHDAY MIRANDA!!!  Miranda is the kids' 2nd cousin once removed.  She married P. J. Mitchell and begot Joseph Mitchell in 2002 and Haley Mitchell in 2004, both are the kids' 3rd cousins.  Miranda's parents are Jay Hooten and Melinda Beck, the kids' 1st cousin twice removed.  Melinda's mother is Lelia Jane Myer, the kids' great-grandaunt and the sister of their great-grandfather, Roland Max Myer. 


Mary Jane Cothern
died 79 years ago today in 1932 at age 83 in Alabama.  Mary Jane is the kids' 4th great-grandmother.  She married John Christopher Crow May 2, 1872 and begot 11 crows (a murder of crows) with Ella Mariah Crow being the 3rd born.  Ella married Oscar Routh Brown and begot 5 Brown boys, the last of which was Oscar Thomas Brown in 1912.  Oscar T married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937, Doyle Brown in 1939 and Jerrel Brown in 1941.

William Clee Stimpson
is 95 years old today, born in 1916.  William, whom Darlene claims to have known, is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His mother is Fannie Maybell McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-grandaunt and sister of Ida Jane McMurrey who married William Mitchell Mayne December 31, 1899 in Cherokee, Alabama.


Nathaniel Gould
died 319 years ago today in 1692 at age 78 in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts.  Nate is the boys' 10th great-granduncle and brother of  Major, Nathan Gold, Sr. the boys' 10th great-grandfather.

Gershom Bradley
is 299 years old today, born in 1712.  Ger, as we call him in his teens, is the boys' 8th great-grandfather.  He married Sarah Sherwood and begot Sarah Bradley in 1744.  Sarah married David Barlow II and begot Anna Barlow the wife of Talcott Gold.

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