Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Meet the family for January 11, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth "Betsey" Ann Barlow
is 217 years old today, born in 1795.  Liz is the boys' 1/2 - 6th great-grandaunt, the sister of All Barlow who married Talcott Gold in 1782 and begot Sally Gold in 1782.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MEADOWS/BARNETT/MEYER/MYER/
HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Abel M. Barnett and Rachel Meadows' 179th anniversary is today, married in 1832 when he was 18 and she was 19 in Oglethorpe, Georgia.  Abel and Rachel are the kids' 5th great-grandparents.  They begot 9 children with David A. Barnett being the first born in 1833.

BRINDLEY/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Ralph M. Brindley died 31 years ago today in 1981 at the age of 75 in Collinsville, Dekalb, Alabama.  Ralph is the kids' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  His mother is Leler Jane Myer, the sister of Dedrich Homer Myer.  Leler married Euclid Vernon Brindley, Sr. on October 2, 1902 and they begot 8 children, all the kids' 1st cousins 3 tiems removed.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Ella Mariah Crow
died 74 years ago today in 1938 at age 61 in Mentone, Dekalb, Alabama.  Ella is the kids' 3rd great-grandmother, born in Alabama September 21, 1876 she married Oscar Routh Brown who was born in Georgia September 16, 1862.  They begot 5 Brown children Erskin 1901, Ralph 1905, Dolph 1905, James Lee 1909-1965 and Oscar Thomas (Coon) Brown 1912. Oscar Thomas Brown was born in Mentone, Alabama March 5, 1912 and married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936.  They begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937, Doyle Brown in 1939 and Jerrel T. Brown in 1941.  Ella Mariah Crow is their Grandmother.  So Tarrel, Loucretia and Yolanda Brown and Pam, Gina and Sammy Brown, and Darlene, Beverly and Thereasa are Ella' great-grandchildren, their children are Ella Mariah Crow's 2nd great-grandchildren, and their children like Ella Marie Hosler, Mason Daniels Knowles and Caitlyn Belle Jennings are Ella Mariah's 3rd great-grandchildren.

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Going even further back is John Crow who also died today but 184 years ago in 1826 at age 54 in , Dekalb, Alabama.  John is the kids' 6th great-grandfather. John was born in 1774 in South Carolina and married Hannah Stevens June 4, 1793.  They begot Isaac Allen Crow, Sr. in 1813 who married Sarah Alice Cox from Walker, GA in Walker, GA in 1832.  They begot 12 Crow children with John Christopher Crow born in 1838 being the 5th child.  John Christopher Crow married Mary Jane Cothern May 2, 1872 and are the kids' 4th great-grandparents.  They begot 11 more Crows with the aforementioned Ella Mariah Crow being born in 1876.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
Samuel Omar Garrison
died 43 years ago today in 1969 at age 87 in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama.  Samuel is Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.  Sam married Lula May McCutcheon in Morgan, AL December 27, 1905 and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. in 1932.

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

MOORE/JONES/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Clemson Moore
is 161 years old today, born in 1851.  John is the husband of the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed, Mary Frances Jones whose mother is Maranda Johnson, the twin sister of the boys' 3rd great-grandmother, Amanda Johnson.  Amanda married Andrew Jackson Wooden November 24, 1858 in Owen Indiana.

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