Saturday, February 25, 2012

Meet the family for February 25, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

VanCISE/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Deborah A. VanCise
is 193 years old today born in 1819. Deborah is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  She was born in Masonville, New York and died at age 91 in Southport, NY., on July 20, 1910.  Deborah's mother is the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, Polly Cotton.  Polly's parents are Thomas Cotton and Anna Hubbard also the boys' 6th great-grandparents and the parents of Ira Cotton who married Sally Gold.

KEITH/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Ephraim Keith
the boys' 8th great-grandfather, died 231 years ago today in 1781 at age 73 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts.  Ephraim married Sarah Washburn September 21, 1732 in West Bridgewater and begot Sylvia Keith in 1735.  Sylvia married Benjamin Walker and are the boys' 7th great-grandparents.  They produced Marshall Walker in 1757 who married Hannah Dunbar in August of 1776 and begot Cady R. Walker in 1795. 

BATES/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Lydia Bates
is 339 years old today, born in 1673.  Lydia is the first wife of Samuel Cotton, the boys' 8th great-grandfather.  His second wife was, of course, the amazing, Experience Hall, who begot William Cotton the boys' 7th great-grandfather who married Rebeckah Ward and begot Thomas Cotton who married Anna Hubbard and begot Ira Cotton who married Sally Gold and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton who married Almira Walker and begot Hubbard Cotton who married Mary Hazelitt and begot Samuel Hazelitt Cotton who married Lottie B. Ray and begot Marie Antoinette Cotton who married Walter William Wooden Sr. and the rest is family history.

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jemima Hall
died 159 years ago today in 1853 at age 94 in Middlebury, Addison, Vermont.  Jemima is the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  Her father is 1st cousin 9 times removed, Samuel Hall III.  Samuel is the first born of Samuel Hall, Jr, the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of Experience Hall, born to Samuel Hall and Phoebe Ward.

WARD/BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Ann Ward
Died 327 years ago today in 1685 at age 81 in Fairfield Ct.  Ann is the kids' 11th great-grandmother, the wife of John Barlow.  They married in 1620 in Fairfield Ct. and begot 4 children, with John Barlow, Jr. born in 1630

BRIDGFORTH-FAMILY LINE

BRIDGFORTH
Joseph William Bridgforth is 112 years old today, born in 1900.
  Joseph is Bryan and Andrew's Granduncle.  He is the brother of their grandfather, Edward McPhail Bridgforth, Sr, who married Sudie Seay Bagley June 16, 1931.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jacob K Stanford
is 170 years old today, born in 1842.  Jacob is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, David Stanford.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Francis Malinda Stewart
is 203 years old today, born in 1809.  Francis is Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of John Thomas Stewart who died in the Civil war.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STEIBLE/WOODEN
Eugenia "Virginia" Ernestine Steible
died 17 years ago today in 1995, at the age of 85 in St. Louis Missouri.  Virginia is Steve's great-grandaunt, the sister of his great-grandfather, Ceasar Alford Steible.

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