Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Meet the family for April 3, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

EARNEST/BROWN/RAY/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Henrietta Earnest
is 194 years old today, born in 1818. Rietta, as we liked to call her, is the boys' 4th great-grandaunt.  She is the 8th child of the 11 born to Jacob A. Earnest and Elizableth Sims.  The 7th child was Rachel Earnest, the boys' 4th great-grandmother who married Resin D. Brown and begot Charlotte Brown in 1839, the 4th child of 12 they had.

CLEVELAND/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Morgan R. Cleveland
is 177 years old today, born in 1835.
  Morgan is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  His mother is Nancy Ann Cotton, the sister of 5th great-grandfather, Ira Cotton, who married Sally Gold in 1811 and begot Samuel Cheney Cotton in 1815.

BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Samuel Barlow III
is 260 years old today, born in 1752Sam is the boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed, the son of Samuel Barlow Jr, who is the brother of 8th great-grandfather David Barlow, Sr.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MYER/HULGAN-HAWKINS/HOSLER-JENNINGS-KNOWLES
Roland Max Myer
is 80 years old today, born in 1932. Dick MyerDick and Ella Ween Brown married March 31, 1956 in Trenton, GA.  He and Ella Ween Brown begot, Nancy Darlene Myer in 1956 .  Then came Beverly Joan Myer in 1958  Then Dick and Ella Ween begot Thereasa Ellen Myer on their anniversary, in 1961 while living in Atlanta, GA.  We love you Dick, have another great birthday!

HAWKINS-FAMILY LINE

HAWKINS/JENNINGS
Troy Hawkins
died 23 years ago today in 1989.  Troy was born around 1921 in AL to J.A. Hawkins and Iren L.  Troy was the 3rd of their 7 children.  Nellie J. Hawkins 1917, Cicie M. Hawkins 1918, Troy Hawkins 1921, Tressie Hawkins about 1922, Winnie S. Hawkins 1926, Amos Hawkins 1927, and Floyd Hawkins 1929.  Troy married Willie Belle Dorsett December 25 Christmas day in 1944 on Round Mountain, Cherokee, AL.  They begot Jimmy Dale Hawkins on tax day April 15th in 1953 and Brenda Hawkins, I'm not sure when.  Jimmy Dale married Beverly Myer and begot Cristy Dale Hawkins and Brandon Max Hawkins.  Cristy married Kevin Jennings and begot Caitlyn Belle Jennings.  Brandon married
Sherinda FrostTroy Hawkins is Brandon and Cristy's Grandfather.

HULGAN-FAMILY LINE

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Verom Hulgan
is 73 years old today, born in 1939. Verom is Ella and Mason's granduncle.  He died at age 9 months, on January 19, 1940.  Verom is Duard's older brother.

HULGAN/HOSLER-KNOWLES
Wallace Henry Hulgan
died 62 years ago today at age 65 in 1950 in Dekalb, AL.  Henry is Ella and Mason's 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Henry's father is Stephan Nicodemus Hulgan, Ella and Mason's 3rd great-granduncle.  Nic's next younger brother is Ella and Mason's 3rd great-grandfather, John Miller Hulgan who married Ruth J. Copeland 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 Verom in 1939 and Duard Robert Hulgan, Ella and Mason's Grandfather, in 1953.

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