Saturday, March 31, 2012

Meet the family for March 31, 2012


Marietta Burt
died 115 years ago today in 1897 at age 3 in Dekalb, AL.   Marietta is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Her mother Tempa Copeland is Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandaunt.  Her brother, Tillman R. Copeland is Ella and Mason's 4th great-grandfather who married Taletha Jane Whitlock Dec 12, 1853 and begot Ruth J. Copeland in 1857.  Ruth married John Miller Hulgan Nov 15, 1871 and begot Thomas Franklin Hulgan in 1876. Thomas married Della D. Berryhill and begot Cecil Robert Hulgan in 1905.  Cecil married Nellie Chambers and begot Duard Robert Hulgan in 1953.


Roland Max Myer and Ella Ween Brown's
56rd anniversary is today.   HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!!  And many many more!  They are Ella, Mason and Caitlyn's Great-grandparents. And the reason why we are all a family in the first place!  Thanks, Dick and Ella Ween - we all love you!

Thereasa Ellen Myer
is 51 years old today, born in 1961 on her parents anniversary in Atlanta, GA, Thereasa married Duard Hulgan and begot 3 wonderful girls. HAPPY BIRTHDAY THEREASA!!!!!

David Andrew Jackson Barnett and Hannah Meadows' 178th anniversary is today, married in 1834.  David is the kids' 5th great-granduncle and Hannah is their 5th great-grandaunt.  David is the brother of Abel M. Barnett, the kids' 5th great-grandfather and Hannah's sister is Rachel Meadows who married the aforementioned Abel M. Barnett and they are the kids' 5th great-grandparents, begetting David A. Barnett in 1833.


Samuel McMurtry died 216 years ago today in 1796 at age 52 in Abbeville, South Carolina.  Sam is the kids' 7th great-grandfather.  He married Jane Martin in 1762 in Virginia and begot 6 children with the first being John McMurtry who married Sarah Anderson and begot William M. McMurrey.  William married Betsie and begot William M. McMurrey in 1849 and 12 others.  William M. married Lucy Ann Kelley in 1873 and begot 11 children with Ida Jane McMurrey being the 3rd born.  Ida married William Mitchell Mayne in 1899 and begot 9 children including the 4th born, Donie Mae Mayne in 1909 who is the kids' 2nd great-grandmother.


Marion McGarvey Wooden
died 38 years ago today in 1974. Marion is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed, the son of 2nd cousin 5 times removed, John Henry Wooden, whose father is 1st cousin 6 times removed Abraham Wooden, the son of 5th great granduncle, John Wooden the brother of 5th great-grandfather, Robert Madison Wooden, jr.
Marion doing some rock polishing

John Henry Wooden and Family
Abraham Wooden

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