Pinkethman Hawkins is 283 years old today, born in 1729 in Charles Parish, York, Virginia. Pink is Caitlyn's 7th great-granduncle, the brother of 7th great-grandfather, John Hawkins. John married Ruth Harberd and begot 13 children with Peter Hawkins being the first born in 1745. Peter married Prudence Thomas and produced 6 children with William Hawkins being the first born in 1790. William married Jamima Spillers and they begot William Henry Hawkins in 1813 and Prudence Louisa Hawkins in 1823. William Henry married Elizabeth "Bethaney" Cockrum in 1839 and begot 9 children with James H. Hawkins, being the first born. James moved the family to Cherokee county Alabama and married Eliza Jane "Jennie" Brown October 31, 1882 in Cherokee County. They begot 6 children with James Atley "At" Hawkins being the second born and Caitlyn's 2nd great-grandfather.
Amanda A. Stewart died 138 years ago today in 1874 at age 22 in Cherokee, Alabama. Amanda A. Stewart is Tara and Calum's 3rd great-grandaunt sister of Frances Matilda Stewart who was the first born of the 11 children born to John Thomas Stewart and Emily Caroline Bale, Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandparents.
Evelyn Coradean Naugher in 76 years old today, born in 1936. Evelyn is Tara and Calum's Grandaunt and the sister of Brent's father Moses S. Naugher. Evelyn is the 8th child of the 9 that Horace Savage Naugher and Maxie Ruth Smith, Tara and Calum's Great-grandparents.
Christopher M. Martin and Sarah Eleanor Halfhill's 167th anniversary is today, married in 1845 when he was 34 and she was 20 years old. Chris and Sarah are Steve's 4th great-grandparents. Their first born was Mary Jane Martin in 1851. She married Thomas Jefferson Everhart in Lafayette, Mo March 17, 1869 and like her mother, married young. She was 17 and Thomas was 19 years old. They begot 7 children with Elmer Elsworth Everhart being the second born and is Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.
Sarah E. Farmer is 144 years old today, born in 1868. Sarah later died on Oct 27, 1930 in Cherokee county, AL. Sarah is the kids' 1st cousin 6 times removed. Sarah's father is the kids' 5th great-granduncle Reubin Farmer. Reubin's sister Malinda Farmer is the kids' 5th great-grandmother who married Lewis Kelly in 1840 in Tennessee and begot Lucy Ann Kelly (see pic) in 1856. Lucy married Wilkes C. McMurray and begot Ida Jane McMurray in 1881. I show Ida as an only child. That is amazing if it is true. Ida married William Mitchell Mayne and begot Donie Mae Mayne, the 3rd of their 8 children and Ella's 2nd great-grandmother. Donie Mae Mayne married Oscar T. Brown and begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937. Ella Ween married Dick Myer and begot Thereasa Ellen Myer March 31, 1961 in Atlanta, GA. Thereasa married Duard Robert Hulgan from the Fort Payne Hulgans.
David Stanford and Nancy Ann Kenley's 147th anniversary is today. They were married in 1865. Nancy and David are the boys' 3rd great-grandparents. Their oldest child of 10 is the boys' 2nd great-grandmother Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden in 1884 in Illinois. Jennie and Joseph begot Walter William Wooden and Leroy Oliver Wooden. Walter married Marie Cotton and begot Charlotte, Walter and Jerry Wooden. Leroy married Bessie A. Wolfe and begot two boys, Kenneth Wendelll Wooden and Carl K. Wooden. Kenneth Wooden who died in 2006 married first Lillis Biles and begot Kay Marlene Wooden who is now living in Kansas City KS and has two children, Loey Lockerby living in KS and David Lockerby living in NM . Then Kenneth Wooden married Leola C. Mezzacasa and begot James L. Wooden, who is living in Shell Knob, MO. Kenneth's brother Carl K. Wooden married Patricia L. Natho and I don't know anything else about them, other than they are still living. On the Walter Wooden side, Charlotte Wooden married Ray Day Jr. and they begot Trip (Ray Day III) who lives in California. Walter Jr. married Ruth E. Schuchert and begot Deborah Ann Wooden who married John Baskerville Bridgforth, they are now living in San Antonio TX and begot Bryan Wooden Bridgforth and Andrew Bagley Bridgforth who are living in Reno, NV. Jerry married Betty Steible and begot 4 boys, Jerry, Steve, Jim and Walter. Steve married Mittie Reeves, they are living in Albion, NE, and begot Steven Ray Wooden Jr. who is in school in Lincoln, NE.
Thomas Banks is 249 years old today, born in 1763. Thomas Banks is the boys' 5th great-grandmother's husband's brother. Thomas' brother is Bradley Banks, the first husband of the boys' 5th great-grandmother, Sally Gold. She later married Ira Cotton and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton the boys' 4th great-grandfather. We have talked about this group earlier in the month.
Eleanor Pierce Gold died 203 years ago today in 1809 at age 18 in Cornwall, CT. Elle is the boys' 3rd cousin 7 times removed. Her father is Capt. Benjamin Gold, the boys' 2nd cousin 8 times removed. The captain's father is the Rev. Hezekiah Gold and Heze's father is Hezekiah Gold Sr, the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of Samuel Gold, their 8th great grandfather who married Esther Bradley and begot Abel Gold in 1727. Abel Gold married Ellen Burr and they begot Talcott Gold in 1759.
Gloria Janice Meyer is 74 years old today, born in 1938. Gloria is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed and their 5th cousin 3 times removed. Her father is Benjamin Barnett Meyer, 2nd cousin 3 times removed whose father is Dedrick Hammond Meyer, 1st cousin 4 times removed, the whose father, John Hammond Meyer is the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, Dedrick Henry Meyer.
Harrison Woodsmall died 124 years ago today in 1888. Harrison is the boys' half 3rd great-granduncle, the half brother of Andrew Jackson Wooden and Susan Wooden et al. You see, Malinda Mahala Wilhoite was first married to Robert Miller Wooden in February of 1819. Robert died in April of 1835, just 2 years after their 11th child was born, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Wooden. Malinda remarried to Jefferson Hezekiah Woodsmall from Virginia on February 4, 1840 in Owen Indiana. They begot two more children, Harrison Woodsmall and Benjamin F. Woodsmall.
William Harbin Fritts is 197 years old today, born in 1815. Fritts is the husband of the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt, Susan Wooden. Susan is the sister of 3rd great-grandfather, Andrew Jackson Wooden (1833-1907).
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