Friday, December 30, 2011

Meet the family for December 30, 2011

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

GAULTNEY/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Elizabeth Ann Gaultney
died 77 years ago today in 1934 at age 74 in Dekalb, AL.  Elizabeth is the 2nd wife of Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle, Stephan Nicodemus Hulgan, brother of John Miller Hulgan.  Stephan's first wife was Mary Ann (Molly) Bryant.  She begot 2 children before dieing in 1881.  Stephan married Elizabeth February 23, 1882 in Marshall county, Alabama.  They begot 6 more children.

BURT/COPELAND/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
MacKey Burt
is 133 years old today, born in 1878.  Mac is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  His mother is Tempa Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt, sister of 4th great-grandfather, Tillman R. Copeland who married Taletha Jane Whitlock December 12, 1853 in St. Clair county, Alabama.  They begot Ruth J. Copeland who married the aforementioned John Miller Hulgan brother of Stephan Nicodemus Hulgan.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Frank Naugher
died 22 years ago today in 1989 at age 76.  Frank is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin twice removed.  His father is James Loid Naugher, Tara and Calum's great-granduncle and brother of her great-grandfather, Horace Savage Naugher.  Horace married Maxie Ruth Smith and they begot Moses S. Naugher, Tara and Calum's Grandfather.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

OWEN/McMURREY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Mary Arline Owen
died 11 years ago today in 2000 at the age of 79 in Crossville, Dekalb, Alabama.  Mary is the wife of the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed, Hubert Loyd McMurrey, who is the father of our newest 2nd cousin Joey Alan McMurrey.  Hubert is the son of Lee Vernon McMurrey, the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of Ida Jane McMurrey.  Ida married William Mitchell Mayne and they are the parents of Donie Mae Mayne, the kids' 2nd great-grandmother.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Ruggles Gold
died 182 years ago today in 1829 at age 42 in Washington State. Thomas is the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  Tom's father is the Rev., Hezekiah Gold whose father is Hezekiah Gold the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of 8th great-grandfather, Samuel Gold.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

HENSLEY/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Ethel Hensley
died 36 years ago on this day in 1975 at age 65 in Oakland Illinois.  She is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed, the daughter of 1st cousin 4 times removed, Mary Evely Stanford whose father is 3rd great-granduncle, John Thomas Stanford, the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, David Stanford.

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