Sunday, February 05, 2012

Meet the family for February 5, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Cady R. Walker
is 217 years old today, born in 1795  Cady is the boys' 5th great-grandfather.  Cady married Electa Sparks in Massachusetts in 1813 and begot Almira Walker in 1814. Almira married Samuel Cheney Cotton in Cuba, New York in 1834 and begot Hubbard Cotton in 1838.  Hubbard and Mary Hazelitt are the parents of Samuel Hazelitt Cotton born in 1862.  Samuel married Lotti B. Ray in 1887 in Appleton City, MO.  Lotti is the boys' 2nd great-grandmother.

BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Edwin Brown
died 150 years ago today in 1862 at age 10  Edwin is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle born in May 1851 in Sangamon, IL.  He was only 10 when he died.  Edwin was the 10th of the 12 children Resin D. Brown and Rachel Earnest had.  Charlotte Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandmother and Edwin's sister was the fourth oldest.  Charlotte of course is the mother of the aforementioned Lottie B. Ray.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Frances L. Naugher
is 156 years old today, born in 1856  Frances is Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandaunt and the sister of Moses Service Naugher.  Moses is the second oldest in the family of 6 children and he is the old boy. Moses married Salle E. Savage in Aug of 1883 and they begot 7 children, the 6 one is Horace Savage Naugher born in 1897.  Horace married Maxie Ruth Smith and begot 9 children the first one a boy and another Moses.  Moses S. Naugher born in 1920 married Haney Fortenberry March 16th 1946 and begot Brent Stewart Naugher in 1952

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

WEST/CHAMBERS/HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Ira Benjamin West
is 152 years old today, born in 1860  Ira is Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle.  His older sister is Sarah Matilda West who married John Henry Chambers and are Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandparents.  They begot 9 children and Noah Benjamin Chambers was the 6th one.  Noah married Dellia Keever in 1908 and begot Nellie Chambers the next year.  Nellie married Cecil Robert Hulgan and together begot 9 children, the last one being Duard Robert Hulgan.

BURT/COPELAND/HULGAN/HOSLER
Walter Burt
died 59 years ago today in 1953 at age 72 in Dekalb, Alabama Walter is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.    His mother is Tempa Copeland, Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt and sister of  Tillman R. Copeland Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandfather who married Taletha Jane Whitlock in St. Clair AL December 12, 1853.  They begot Ruth J. Copeland in 1857 who married John Miller Hulgan November 15, 1871 in Dekalb, Alabama.  They begot Thomas Frankin Hulgan in 1876, Ella and Mason's 2nd great-grandfather.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

BARNETT/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
John F. Barnett
died 113 years ago today in 1899 at age 75 in Madison, GA.  John is the kids' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of Abel M. Barnett, the kids' 5th great-grandfather.  Abel is the 7th born to a family of 13 that David Barnett and Sarah Phillips had.  Abel married Rachel  and begot David Barnett in 1833.  David the first born of 7 married Jane C. from GA and they begot Lucy E. Barnett in 1858.  Lucy was also the first born of 7.  Lucy married Dedrick Henry Meyer from Germany just prior to 1875 and they begot 6 children with Dedrich Homer Myer being the 6th born.  Lucy moved the family to Cherokee, Alabama and after Dedrick's death married Dawson Lane.  Dedrich married Cora Augusta Edge January 19, 1920 and are the kids' 2nd great grandparents who begot 11 Myer children we all have known to love.

MEYER/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Tommas Adkerson Meyer is 128 years old today, born in 1884.  Tommas is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of the aforementioned Dedrich Homer Myer.  Tommas was the 4th born.

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