Sunday, April 22, 2012

Meet the family for April 22, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Experience Hall
died 250 years ago today at age 78 in 1762 where she was born in Middletown, CT.  Experience, the subject of my novel was born in 1684 to Samuel Hall and Phoebe Ward.  She married Samuel Cotton in 1716 and begot 4 children, John Cotton 1719, William Cotton 1720, the boys 7th great-grandfather, Daniel 1723 and Phebe Cotton in 1724.

JAEGAR/POWERS/BANKS/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Wihelmina Jaegar
died 128 years ago today in 1884 at age 12.  She is the boys' 3rd cousin 3 times removed, born to Gustavus Jaeger and the boys' 2nd cousin 4 times removed Helen Altana Powers.  Helen is the daughter of Charles Powers and the boys' 1st cousin 5 times removed Lydia Ann Banks who is the daughter of Pamelia Phillips and the boys' 4th great-granduncle David Bradley Banks.  David is the 1/2 brother of Samuel Cheney Cotton who was born to David's mother Sally Gold and her second husband and the boys' 5th great-grandfather Ira Cotton.  I am in contact with our 5th cousin in that line Diane Wesson who lives in Texas.

CLARK/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Rev. Seth G. Clark
died 114 years ago today in 1898. Seth is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed, the son of 5th great-grandaunt, Charity Gold who is the daughter of Talcott Gold and Anna Barlow.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
James Isaac Stanford
is 152 years old today, born in 1860.  James is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, the 1/2 brother of Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden in 1884.  James was born to David Stanford and his first wife Amanda Jane Kenley, the sister of Nancy Ann Kenley, David's second wife and the mother of Margaret Jennie Stanford.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BACKMAN/REEVES/WOODEN
Jessica Diane Backman
is 25 years old today, born in 1987 in Nashville Tennessee to Mittie Wooden's sister Diedre Diane Reeves and Gary Duane Backman, Jr.  Jessica is Steve's 1st cousin.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESSICA!

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

STARLING/EDGE/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Mary Rebekah Starling
is 153 years old today, born in 1859.  Mary is the Kids' 3rd great-grandaunt, the sister of Alice Cora Starling, the kids' 3rd great-grandmother.

BURT/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Robin Burt
is 49 years old today, born in 1963.  Robin is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed.  Her mother is Phyllis "Joan" Myer, the sister of Roland Max Myer, the kids' Great-grandfather.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Moses Service Naugher
died 86 years ago today in 1926 at age 75 in Cherokee county Alabama. Moses is Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandfather and the father of Horace Savage Naugher who is the father of Moses S. Naugher, who is the father of Brent Stewart Naugher who is the father of Tara and Calum.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Green F. Hulgan
died 102 years ago today in 1910 at the age of 29. Green is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 4 times removed.  His father is William Wallace Hulgan, the brother of John Miller Hulgan.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COLWELL/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Lewis Henry Everhart and Gertie Colwell's 112th anniversary is today, married in 1900 when he was 30 and she just 18 years old in Georgetown, Pettis, Missouri. Lewis is Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Steve's 2nd great-grandfather, Elmer Elsworth Everhart.

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