Monday, April 23, 2012

Meet the family for April 23, 2012


Diane Carol Mousseau
died 8 years ago today in 2004 at the age of 61 in Pahrump Nevada.  Diane is the wife of the boys' 4th cousin 3 times removed, Smith (sorry he is living and I don't have his first name yet.)  I do know that they have 4 children, 3 living and one, David Leland Smith, the boys 5th cousin twice removed, who was born in 1962 and died in 1982 in Germany. David's father's father is Arnot Mathew Smith, born and died in New York and is the boys' 3rd cousin 4 times removed.  Arnot's mother Waite L. Cleveland is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed also from New York.  Wait's father, Morgan R. Cleveland the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed, mother is Nancy Ann Cotton, the boys' 5th great-grandaunt and the sister of Ira Cotton who married Sally Gold in 1811 and begot the boys 4th great-grandfather, Samuel Cheney Cotton.

James McMurry
died 153 years ago today in 1859 at age 61 in Lone California. James is the husband of the boys' 4th great-grandaunt, Levinia Jane Earnest, the sister of Rachel Earnest, the boys' 4th great-grandmother who married Resin D. Brown and begot Charlotte Brown who married Thomas B. Ray, who begot Lotti B. Ray, who married Samuel Hazelitt Cotton and begot Marie Antoinette Cotton the wife of Walter William Wooden, Sr.


Mary Adah Stanford
is 172 years old today, born in 1840.  Mary is the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt the sister of David Stanford who married Nancy Ann Kenley and begot Margaret Jennie Stanford who married Joseph R. Wooden and begot Walter William Wooden, Sr. and Leroy Oliver Wooden.


Riley Charles Lockerby
is 7 years old today.  Riley is one of our Wooden Cousins from Missouri.  He is our boys' 3rd cousin once removed.  His father is David Joseph Lockerby, the boys' 3rd cousin born in 1976 in Kansas City, KS to Jim Lockerby and Kay Marlene Ferguson (Wooden).  Kay was adopted by her step father Carl Ferguson when her biological father Kenneth Wendell Wooden and her mother, Lillis Biles divorced.  Kenneth Wooden is the boys' 1st cousin twice removed who's father is Leroy Oliver Wooden the brother of Walter William Wooden, Sr. our boys' 2nd great-grandfather.

John Wooden and Lucy Souther's
191st anniversary is today, married in 1821 when they were both 25 in Jefferson Kentucky.  John is the boys' 5th great-granduncle, the brother of Robert Wooden.

Addie L. Hawley
died 62 years ago today in 1950 at the age of 85.  Addie is the boys' 2nd cousin 5 times removed.  His mother is 1st cousin 6 times removed, Lucy Ann Stonestreet, whose mother is Ruth Wooden, the sister of the aforementioned Robert Wooden.


Harriet Rebecca Stewart
died 111 years ago today in 1901 at age 75 in Bastrop Texas. Harriet is Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandaunt the sister of Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandfather, John Thomas Stewart.  The one who was killed in the War of Northern Aggression.


Joann Carreth
is 63 years old today, born in 1949.  Joann is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed whose mother is Melba Cora Myer the sister of Great-grandfather, Roland "Dick" Max Myer.


Manila Jane Crow
died 39 years ago today in 1973 when she was 94 years old in Floydada, Texas.  Manila Jane Crow is the kids' 1st cousin 5 times removed.  Her father is Isaac Allen Crow, Jr. the brother of John Christopher Crow, the kids' 4th great-grandfather.

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