Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Meet the family for February 1, 2012

MYER/MEYER-FAMILY LINE

MEYER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Brunno Davied Meyer
is 136 years old today, born in 1876 the first of 6 children born to Dedrick Henry Meyer and Lucy E. Burnett.  Brunno is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle.  Brunno's youngest sibling is Dedrich Homer Myer, the kids' 2nd great-grandfather.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Fenner Ward
died 237 years ago today in 1775 at age 49.    Fenner Ward was born Nov 15, 1725 in Middletown, Connecticut.  Fenner is the boys' 7th great-granduncle.  Fenner's parents are Thomas Ward and Rebecka Birnham the boys' 8th great-grandparents.  Fenner's youngest sister is Rebeckah Ward who married William Cotton and begot Thomas Cotton in 1764.

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Hall
died 259 years ago today in 1753 at age 81 in Guilford, CT.  Thomas is the boys' 1st cousin 11 times removed.  His father is Samuel Hall, the brother of 10th great-grandfather, Richard Hall who married Mary Anthony and begot another Samuel Hall in 1658 who married Phebe Ward and are the parents of Experience Hall.

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Hall and Marey Hiland's
320th anniversary is today, married in 1692 when he was 20 years old in Guilford, Ct.  Nice of Thomas to die on his anniversary.

RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Lotti B. Ray
died 61 years ago today in 1951 at age 85 in Kansas City, MO  in the home of her daughter Marie and Marie's husband Walter Wooden.  Lotti is the boys' Great, great-grandmother.  She was married to Samuel Hazelitt Cotton.   Mom said that Lottie suffered several strokes and in the end was in a wheelchair.  She was a great artist and mom has an oil painting, several water colors and a few pieces of her china painting.

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