Friday, March 16, 2012

Meet the family for March 16, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Sally Gold
died 152 years ago at age 77 in 1860. Sally is the boys' 5th great-grandmother.  She married her second husband Ira Cotton on May 6, 1811 and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton, the second of their 2 children.  Samuel Cheney married Almira Walker and begot the boys' 3rd great-grandfather, Hubbard Cotton in 1838.


VICKARIS/HOPKINS/WAKEMAN/TALCOTT/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Helen Vickaris
died 354 years ago today in 1658 at age 77 in Ribbsford Church, Worcestershire, England.  Helen is the boy's 12th great-grandmother.  Helen married William Hopkins October 30, 1609 in Worcester, England and they begot Elizabeth Hopkins in 1610.  Elizabeth married John Wakeman in 1628 and they begot Helena Wakeman.  Helena's husband and the boys' 10th great-grandfather is Lt. John Talcott, Jr.  But Helena's brother Samuel Wakeman married Hannah Goodyear and are also the boys' 10th great-grandparents.  They begot Joseph Wakeman who married Elizabeth Hawley and they begot Elizabeth Wakeman, the boys' 8th great-grandmother who married Capt. Seth Samuel Burr in 1722.

SHEFFIELD/SHIRLEY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joan Sheffield
died 484 years ago today in 1528 at age 54 in Leicestershire, England.  Joan is the boys' 14th great-grandmother, who married Ralph Shirley in 1514.  They begot Francis Shirley in 1515.  This line is a royal line and has a lot of history.

BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Joseph Barlow
is 305 years old today, born in 1707,  Joe is the boys' 8th great-granduncle, the brother of David Barlow, Sr. who married Susanah Hubbard December 27, 1743 in Fairfield, Ct and are the boys' 8th great-grandparents.

BLAKE/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Elizabeth Blake is 333 years old today, born in 1679.  Liz is the boys' 1st cousin 10 times removed.  Her mother is 9th great-grandaunt, Sarah Hall, the sister of  Samuel Hall who married Phebe Ward December 6, 1683 in Middletown, Ct and begot Experience Hall in 1684

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

STARLING/EDGE/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Alice Cora Starling
is 134 years old today, born in 1878 in Blue Pond, Cherokee, AL.  Alice Cora was the last child of the 12 born to Wiley B. Starling and Augusta A. Powers.  Alice married Joseph Lewis Edge and begot 6 children of her own.  The second one being Cora Augusta Edge, the kids' 2nd great-grandmother, born in 1902. Cora Augusta married Dedrich Homer Myer Jan 19, 1920 and begot 11 children, the 7th being Roland Max Myer born April 3, 1932 in Hawkins Chapel, Cherokee County, AL.  Roland married Ella Ween Brown on March 31, 1956 in Trenton, GA and begot 3 girls. 

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Althea Amanda Wooden
died 41 years ago at age 67 in Bloomington, IN. Althea is the 4 child born of the 10 that Harvey H. Wooden and Myrtle M. Anderson had.  Althea is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Her father Harvey is the boys' 2nd great granduncle and the last of 6 children born to Andrew J. Wooden and Amanda Johnson, the boys' 3rd great-grandparents.  The oldest child is Joseph R. Wooden, the boys' 2nd great-grandfather who married Margaret Jennie Stanford and begot Walter William Wooden and Leroy Oliver Wooden.

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Lora A. Wooden
died 41 years ago at age 67 in 197.  Lora is the boys' 1st cousin 3 times removed and was born to the aforementioned Harvey H. Wooden on Oct 9, 1903 in IL. Lora is the 3rd of Harvey and Myrtle's 10 children.


WILHOITE/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jeptha Stapp Wilhot died 109 years ago today.  Jep is the boys' 4th great-granduncle, the brother of 4th great-grandmother, Malinda Mahala Wilhoite who married Robert Miller Wooden.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Baby Doe Stanford
is 165 years old, born in 1847 in Clay county, IL.  Baby Doe died the same day. Baby Doe is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle.  Doe was born to Isaac Austin Stanford and Catherine Kneff, the boys' 4th great-grandparents.  Their second child of the 12 they had is David Stanford who married Nancy Ann Kenley and begot Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden and are the boys' 2nd great-grandparents.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Frank Robert Mayne
died 65 years ago at age 46 in Ocala, Marion county Florida.  Frank is the kids' 2nd great-granduncle.  Frank is the oldest of the 8 children born to William Mitchell Mayne and Ida Jane McMurray.  Frank's sister Donie Mae Mayne is the kids' 2nd great-grandmother and the mother of Ella Ween Brown.  Frank married Roda Carrie Hutchins and begot Vernon W. Mayne and Hugh E. Mayne.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Moses S. Naugher and Haney Fortenberry's
66th anniversary is today.  They were married in 1946, he was 25 years old. Moses and Haney are Tara and Calum's Grandparents.  They begot 3 children, Connie Sue in 1949, Brent Stewart in 1952 and Rhonda Lea Naugher in 1965.  Moses' parents are Horace Savage Naugher and Maxie Ruth Smith.  Haney's parents are L. Fortenberry and Nora Whitten.

NAUGHER
Henery Alfred Naugher
died 57 years ago today in 1955.  Henery is Tara and Calum's 3rd cousin 3 times removed.  His father is Richard Henry Naugher, their 2nd cousin 4 times removed whose father is John Naugher, their 1st cousin 5 times removed, whose father is Jack Naugher, Tara and Calum's 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Joseph Naugher, who married Jane Ingram in 1815 and begot 3rd great-grandfather, Robert Marion Naugher in 1821.

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