Saturday, December 17, 2011

Meet the family for December 17, 2011


Stephen Snow
died 306 years ago today in 1705 at age 69 in Eastham Barnstable, Massachusetts.  Steve is the boys' 10th great-granduncle, brother of Sarah Snow who married William Walker in Eastham, Mass. January 25, 1655.  They are the boys' 10th great-grandparents.  Stephen was probably named after his grandfather, Stephen Hopkins.  Stephen Hopkins and his family including Stephen Snow's mother Constance Hopkins/Snow where passengers aboard the Mayflower in 1620.  Constance and Nicholas Snow, the boys' 11th great-grandparents had 10 children.  Our line flows down through Sarah Snow, born in 1632.


William Enoch Coats
is 125 years old today, born in 1886.  William is the kids' 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  His mother is Mary Jane Farmer, the kids' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Mary Jane's father is Reubin Farmer, the kids' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of Malinda Farmer who married Lewis Kelley in Tenn. in 1840 and begot Lucy Ann Kelley in 1856.  Lucy married William M. McMurrey in 1873 and begot Ida Jane McMurry in 1881. Ida is the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.


John Henry Wooden and Jennie Hussey's
122nd anniversary is today, married in 1889 in Ellis Texas when he was 23 and she was 20 years old.  John is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed, the son of Abraham Wooden whose father is 5th great-granduncle, John Wooden, the brother of Robert Wooden.

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