Thursday, March 22, 2012

Meet the family for March 22, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Abigail Hall
is 274 years old today, born in 1738. Abby is the boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed.  Her father is Samuel Hall, Jr. the brother of 8th great-grandmother, Experience Hall.

BATHOLOMEW/VanCISE/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Christian Batholomew
died 161 years ago today from suicide in 1851 at age 40.  Christian was married to Deborah A. VanCise, the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Her mother, Polly Cotton is the boys' 5th great-grandaunt.  Polly's brother, Ira Cotton is the boys' 5th great-grandfather who married Sally Gold in 1811 and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1815.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

COATS/FARMER/KELLY/McMURRAY/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HULGAN/HOSLER
Noah Samuel Coats
died 40 years ago today in 1972 at age 80.  Noah is Ella's 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  Noah was born Feb 6, 1892 in Haralson, GA.  He was the 4th of 5 children.  Noah's mother Mary Jane Farmer is Ella's 1st cousin 6 times removed.  Mary Jane's father is Ella's 5th great-granduncle Reubin Farmer.  Reubin's sister, Malinda Farmer is Ella's 5th great-grandmother.  Malinda married Lewis Kelly in 1840 in Tenn.  They begot 4 children, the last one being Lucy Ann Kelly.  Lucy married Wilkes C. McMurray in 1870 and begot Ida Jane McMurray in 1881.  Ida married William Mitchell Mayne in 1899 and begot Mamma Brown, Donie Mae Mayne in 1909.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

SAVAGE/NAUGHER/MARTIN
Hannah Savage
is 143 years old today, born in 1869.  Hannah is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin 4 times removed, the daughter of 3rd great-granduncle, Thomas Payne Savage who is the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, Frances Marion Savage.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

HUSSEY/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jennie Hussey
died 117 years ago in 1895 at age 25 in Texas.  Jennie is the wife of the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed, John Henry Wooden who is the son of 1st cousin 6 times removed, Abraham Wooden.



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