George Brock died 173 years ago today in 1839 at age 76 in Monroe, Washington, Indiana George is the boys' 5th great-grandfather. George Brock married Catherine Zink in 1780 and they begot 6 children, Mary Magdelaine Brock, Barbara Brock, George Brock Jr., Stacey Susan Brock, Catherine Brock and Elizabeth Brock. Our line goes down Mary Magdelaine Brock. Mary was born January 17 1780 in North Sewickley, Lancaster, VA, she later died in Morgan IN on March 3, 1844. She married Abraham Le Fevre in 1795 and begot 6 children. Mary Magdelaine Le Fevre is the boys' 4th great-grandmother. This Mary married James Johnson in 1824 in Indiana. They had 10 children, the fifth one was Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden to become the boys' 3rd great-grandparents. Amanda and Andrew begot 6 children, the first one is Joseph R. Wooden, the boys' 2nd great-grandfather who married Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1884 and begot Walter William Wooden Sr. and Leroy O. Wooden. Walter married Marie Antoinette Cotton in 1910 and begot 3 children, Charlotte Marjorie Wooden (1917-1987), Walter William Wooden Jr. (1924-1988) and Jerry Joseph Wooden Sr. (1927-2001) Walter Jr. married Ruth E. Schuchert in 1950 in KC, MO and they begot their only child, Deborah Ann Wooden in 1955. Deborah married John Baskerville Bridgforth April 24, 1982 in Texas and they begot the twins, Bryan Wooden Bridgforth and Andrew Bagley Bridgforth in 1983. Mean while, Jerry Joseph Wooden Sr. married Elizabeth Louise Steible also in 1950 in KC, MO and begot 4 boys, Jerry Joseph Wooden Jr., Steven Ray Wooden Sr., James Price Wooden, and Walter William Wooden. Jerry had cancer and couldn't reproduce, James was gay and Walt was tricked by a munchkin into a vasectomy, but Steven married Mittie Reeves on August 13, 1976 in Tennessee and later begot Steven Ray Wooden Jr. in Broken Bow, NE in 1983. Charlotte Marjorie Wooden married Raymond W. Day, Jr. October 26, 1942 in Jackson county, MO. They begot Ray Day III or Trip as we know him. Trip is married to Michele with no children.
James Tappin, Sr. is 369 years old today, born in 1643. James is the boys' 10th great-grandfather. He married Anna Garrett in Gulford, CT March 5, 1657. They begot Anna Tappin in 1662. Anna married Thomas Ward, Sr. who we talked about just the other day.
Mary Evelyn Dodd is 153 years old today, born in 1859. Mary, born in the Philippines, married the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed, Frederick Jeager Banks. Fred's father is 1st cousin 5 times removed, Ira Bradley Banks whose father is 4th great-granduncle, David Bradley Banks, 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton via their common mother Sally Gold. Sally is the boys' 5th great-grandmother.
Pamelia Phillips is 203 years old today, born in 1809. Pam is the wife of the aforementioned 4th great-granduncle, David Bradley Banks.
Sarah Gilbert is 306 years old today, born in 1706. Sarah is the wife of 8th great-granduncle, John Bradley, brother of 8th great-grandfather, Gershom Bradley. Gershom married Sarah Sherwood and begot Sarah Bradley in 1744. Sarah married David Barlow II in Greenfield, CT in 1764 and begot Anna Barlow in 1763. Anna married Talcott Gold in Fairfield, CT March 18, 1782. Their 3rd born was the aforementioned Sally Gold who married Ira Cotton after her first husband Bradley Banks drowned at age 30 leaving behind David Bradley Banks and Talcott Banks. Ira and Sally begot Sally Ann Cotton and Samuel Cheney Cotton.
Jane Bradley died 183 years ago in 1829 at age 81 in Redding Ct. Jane is the boys' half 7th great-grandaunt. She is the sister of 7th great-grandmother Sarah Bradley who married Capt. David Barlow, Jr. August 9, 1764 in Greenfield, Ct.
John Thomas Brown died 56 years ago today in 1956 at age 79. John is the kids' 1st cousin 4 times removed. His father is William M. Brown their 3rd great-granduncle and brother of Oscar Routh Brown, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather. They were born to Thomas Truly Brown and Louise J. C. Rogers the kids' 4th great-grandparents.
Joseph Lewis Edge is 139 years old today, born in 1873 Joseph is the kids' 3rd great-grandfather. Joseph was born in York, SC and later died on March 27, 1929 in Cherokee county, AL. at age 56. He married Alice Cora Starling and they begot 6 children, the second one, Cora Augusta Edge, is the kids' Great, Great-grandmother. Cora married Dedrich Homer Myer on January 19, 1920 and begot 11 children, the seventh being Roland Max Myer. Roland (Dick) married Ella Ween Brown on March 31, 1956 in Trenton, GA and begot 3 girls, Nancy Darlene Myer, Beverly Joan Myer and Thereasa Ellen Myer. Darlene decided not to have children, Beverly had two, a boy and a girl, Brandon Max Hawkins and Cristy Dale Hawkins. Thereasa had 3 girls, Kellie Marie Hulgan, Heather Leigh Hulgan, and Haley Dabeth Hulgan. Kellie married Aaron Hosler in 2007 and in 2008 had Ella Marie Hosler. Cristy Dale Hawkins married Kevin Jennings and begot Caitlyn Belle Jennings.
Nena Mildred Myer died 1 year ago today in 2011 at age 86 in Gadsden Alabama. Aunt Nena, is the kids' great-grandaunt and sister of Dick Myer. She married Wilburn Butler and begot Jimmy Rogers Butler in 1944
Louisa died 136 years ago today in 1876 at age 81 in IL. Louise, whose maiden name I don't know, is the boys' 5th great-grandmother. She was born in Germany in 1795 and married Jacob Kneff in Ohio October 10, 1816. They begot 4 children, Catherine Kneff being the first born. Catherine married Isaac Austin Stanford in Tippecanoe, Indiana October 8, 1835 and they begot 12 children. David Stanford was the second born, he in 1837. David married 3 times but his first born was Margaret Jennie Stanford the boys' 2nd great-grandmother who married Joseph R. Wooden October 29, 1884 in IL.
Taletha Jane Whitlock is 175 years old today, born in 1873 Taletha is Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandmother. Taletha married Tillman R. Copeland December 12, 1853 in St. Clair, AL. They begot 4 children, the oldest is Ruth J. Copeland who later married John Miller Hulgan. Together they begot 6 children, the second one being Thomas Franklin Hulgan in 1876. Thomas married Della D. Berryhill and begot 6 children the second of which is Cecil Robert Hulgan, Ella and Mason's Great-grandfather. Cecil married Nellie Chambers and begot 9 children, the youngest being Duard Robert Hulgan in 1953. Duard later married Thereasa Ellen Myer and they begot 3 girls.
Robert Wooden died 142 years ago today in 1870 at the age of 46 in Oldham Kentucky. Of the three Robert Woodens in our family line, this one is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed. His father is John Wooden, the brother of another Robert Wooden who is the boys' 5th great-grandfather. This one married Jane Barnhill December 26, 1809 in Jefferson Kentucky and later begot Robert Miller Wooden in 1796.
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