Monday, March 12, 2012

Meet the family for March 12, 2012

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

SPRY/WISHARD/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Benjamin H. Spry
died 73 years ago today at age 84 in Appleton City, MO.Benjamin H. Spry is the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt's husband's sister's husband. Benjamin married Mary Wishard in 1879.  Mary is the sister of Oliver Kaufman Wishard who married the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt Catherine Ethilinda Stanford in 1886.  Catherine's older sister is Margaret Jennie Stanford, the boys' 2nd great-grandmother who married Joseph R. Wooden in 1884.  They begot Walter William Wooden in 1887 and Leroy Oliver Wooden in 1901.

WISHARD/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Caroline Wishard
died 73 years ago today at age 84 in Kingman Indiana.  Caroline Wishard is the boys' 2nd great-grandaunt's husband's sister.  Another diverted connection.  I'm not even going to go there.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
James Loid Naugher
died 50 years ago today at age 77 in Cherokee County, AL.  James is Tara's Great-Granduncle.  His brother is Horace Savage Naugher who married Maxie Ruth Smith and are Tara's Great-grandparents.  They begot Moses S. Naugher in 1920 who married Haney Fortenberry March 16, 1946 and are Tara's grandparents.

SAVAGE/NAUGHER
Josephine V. Savage
died 127 years ago today at age 7 in Cherokee, AL. Josephine is Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandaunt. She is the 11th of the 17 children born to Frances Marion Savage and Frances Matilda Steward.  Her older sister is Sallie E. Savage Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandmother and the mother of Horace Savage Naugher mentioned above.

NAUGHER
Paul Naugher
died 22 years ago today at age 65. Paul is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin twice removed.  Paul's father is Tara and Calum's great-granduncle, James Loid Naugher.  James' brother is Horace Savage Naugher, Tara and Calum's Great-grandfather who we talked about above.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GALT/BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Marie Ellen Galt
died 25 years ago today at age 87 in Hale Texas.  Marie Ellen is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  She was born to Thomas Resin Galt the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Thomas' mother is Mary Ann Brown, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt.  Mary Ann's parents are Resin D. Brown and Rachel Earnest, the boys' 4th great-grandparents. 

JOHNSON/BLAKE/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth Johnson
died 235 years ago today in 1777 at the age of 77 in Middletown, Ct.  She is the boys' 2nd cousin 9 times removed.  Her mother is 1st cousin 10 times removed, Elizabeth Blake the daughter of 9th great-grandaunt, Sarah Hall who we talked about yesterday.  Sarah's brother is 9th great-grandfather, Samuel Hall.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

BARNETT/MEYER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-KNOWLES-HOLSER
Benjamin Harrison Barnett
is 131 years old today, born in 1881.  Ben is the kids' 3rd cousin 5 times removed.  His father is Nathan Thomas Barnett whose father is 1st cousin 7 times removed, his namesake Benjamin Harrison Barnett.  This Ben's father is 6th great-granduncle, Benjamin Johnson Barnett the brother of 6th great-grandfather, David Barnett.



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