Monday, February 27, 2012

Meet the family for February 26, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Ebenezer Burr and Amelia Silliman's
253rd anniversary is todayThey were married in 1759. He was 26 and she was 22. Ebenezer is the boys' 7th great-granduncle.  Ebenezer's parents are the boys' 8th great-grandparents, Capt. Seth Samuel Burr and Elizabeth Wakeman.  Ellen Burr is his sister and the boy's 7th great-grandmother.  Ellen married Abel Gold and begot Talcott Gold.

BURR/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Nathaniel Burr
died 300 years ago today in 1712.  He was 72 years old. Nate as we used to call him, is the boys' 9th great-granduncle.  He is the bother of Daniel Burr who is the father of Capt. Seth Samuel Burr mentioned above.

CLEVELAND/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Lorenzo Dow Cleveland
died 130 years ago today in 1882 at age 64 in Southport, Chemung, New York.  Lou is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  His mother is Nancy Ann Cotton the boys' 5th great-grandaunt, sister of Ira Cotton who married Sally Gold and are the boys' 5th great-grandparents.  Sally is the daughter of Talcott Gold.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

FERGUSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Kay Marlene Wooden/Ferguson
is 61 years old today, born in 1951 in Appleton City, MO.  Kay is the boys' 2nd cousin once removed.  Her father, Kenneth Wendell Wooden is the boys' 1st cousin twice removed and his father, Leroy Oliver Wooden is the boys' great-granduncle, the brother of Walter William Wooden.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY KAY!!!!

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