Sunday, January 15, 2012

Meet the family for January 15, 2012


Frances Parlee "Pearl" Walker
died 42 years ago today in 1970 at age 85 in Cleo Springs, Major, Oklahoma.  Pearl is the wife of Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, James Noel "Smokey" Everhart, who is the brother of Elmer Elsworth Everhart, Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.


Lt. Gershom Bradley
died 217 years ago today in 1795 at age 82 in Easton, CT  The boy's 8th great-grandfather, yes, that's Great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great-grandfather, died on this day in 1795 in Easton Connecticut. He was 83 years old, having been born in 1712 in Fairfield Connecticut. Gershom's father Francis Bradley is the first person I have in the Bradley line.  Gershom was married to Sarah Sherwood and their union brought forth Sarah Bradley on Dec 27th 1744.  Sarah married David Barlow in on Aug 9th in Greenfield CT.  They begot Anna Barlow in October of 1758 in Stratford CT.  She married Talcott Gold on March 18th 1782 in Fairfield CT.

Jacob J. Brown
is 156 years old today, born in 1856.  He died at the age of 9 in Jan of 1865. Jacob was the last of 12 children that Resin D. Brown and Rachel Earnest had between 1835 and 1856.  Catherine F. Brown (1835- ), Martin Van Buren Brown (Mar 1837-1924) (side bar - MartinVan Buren, the President, was Vice President from 1833-1837 and President from Mar 1837-1841),  Mary Ann Brown ( 1839-1866), Charlottle Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandmother, (1839-1866), John D. Brown (1842-1920), Charles F. Brown (1843-1853), Peter Brown (1845-1900), Annis Brown (1847- ), Luanna Brown (1849- ), Edwin Brown (1851-1862), Charles B. Brown (1853- ) and Jacob J. Brown (1856-1865).  Of the 8 children that I have death dates for, 3 didn't see 10 years old, one died at 26, one at 54 and the other 3 live relatively long lives.


Irene Dobbs
died 36 years ago today in 1976 at age 54.   Irene is Ella Marie and Mason's 2nd cousin twice removed.  Irene is the second of 5 children that Charlie Hubert Dobbs and Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 3 times removed, Minnie Gertrude Burt, had.  Minnie is the youngest of the union of John Henry Burt, Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed, and Lillie Jane Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandaunt.  Up the Hulgan side, Lillie Jane Hulgan is the eldest child of John Miller Hulgan and Ruth J. Copeland, Ella's 3rd great-grandparents.  Up the Burt side John Burt is the 3rd of 10 children from the union of Elisha Toby Burt and Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt, Tempa Copeland.  Tempa is the 2nd of 8 children from John Copeland and Martha Baxter, Ella and Mason's 5th Great-grandparents.  Martha Baxter is the oldest of 3 children to Jesse Baxter and Temperance Copeland, Ella and Mason's 6th great-grandparents.  Tillman Copeland's daughter, Ruth Copeland is married to John Miller Hulgan.  Tillman's sister, Tempa Copeland is married to Elisha Toby Burt.  Tempa and Elisha's son John Henry Burt is married to Lillie Jane Hulgan who is the daughter of Ruth Copeland and John Miller Hulgan. Tillman and Tempa's parents are John Copeland and Martha Baxter.  Ok, I've got it now.  John Henry Burt and Lillie Jane Hulgan are 1st cousins once removed.  Their common ancestors are John Copeland and Martha Baxter who are John Henry Burt's Grandparents and Lillie Jane Hulgan's Great-grandparents.


James Loid Naugher, Jr
. died 23 years ago today in 1989 at age 77 in Cherokee, AL.  James is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin twice removed and the son of Tara and Calum's Great-granduncle James Loid Naugher Sr. and his wife Minnie Lee Roberts.  James Sr. is the oldest of the 7 children born to Moses Service Naugher and Sallie E. Savage, Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandparents.  Their 6th child is Horace Savage Naugher, Tara and Calum's Great-grandfather.  Horace married Maxie Ruth Smith and begot Moses S. Naugher and 8 others.  Moses is Brent Stewart Naugher's father and Tara and Calum's Grandfather.

Richard Hardy Naugher and Frances Bessie Burke's
65th anniversary is today, married in 1947 when he was 24 years old. Richard is Tara and Calum's granduncle, the brother of the aforementioned Horace Savage Naugher, Tara and Calum's great-grandfather.


Louie Mayne
is 101 years old today, born in 1911.  He was born  in Blount county, AL and died in Oct of 1986 in Cedar Bluff, AL at the age of 75.  Louie is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle.  Louie is Donie Mae Mayne's brother.  Donie is the kids' Great-great-grandmother and the mother of Ella Ween Brown.  Donie's parents are William Mitchell Mayne and Ida Jane McMurray, the kids'  3rd great-grandparents.


Betty Barnett Meyer
is 77 years old today, born in 1935.  Betty is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed.  Betty's father is 2nd cousin 3 times removed, Benjamin Barnett Meyer, whose parents are 1st cousin 4 times removed, Dedrick Hammond Meyer and 3rd cousin 5 times removed, Stella Irene Barnett

Bobby Dawson Meyer
is 77 years old today, born in 1935.  Betty is rubber and Bobby is glue, what you say about Betty bounces off and sticks to Bobby, being they are twins.


Mary Francis Wooden
is 147 years old today, born in 1856.  Mary is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed, the daughter of 1st cousin 6 times removed, Abraham Wooden whose father is 5th great-granduncle, John Wooden, the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Robert Wooden.

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