Monday, April 09, 2012

Meet the family for April 9, 2012

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

McCAW/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Frank McCaw
died 47 years ago today in 1965 at age 66.  John is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  He is the son of William F. McCaw/Johnson and Nora Catherine Moore.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

NAUGHER
Marie Jean Naugher
is 61 years old today born in 1951. Marie Jean is Tara and Calum's 1st cousin once removed.  Her father is Tara and Calums's granduncle, Howard Milton Naugher and Howard's brother is Moses S. Naugher Tara and Calum's grandfather.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
John Cotton
died 250 years ago today in 1762.  He was 15 days old and is buried in the Washington St. Cemetery in Middletown, CT. as is his entire family.  John and his twin brother Timothy are the boys' 1st cousin 8 times removed and their 3rd cousin 8 times removed.  They were the third and forth children to be born and die young to John Cotton, Sr. and Bethsheba Sage.  Millesent their second child born died at age 3 in on October 22, 1758 and Elizabeth, who was born in 1757 died November 6, 1758 at age 1.  They had one other child, Elisha who was the first born, but I don't know when he died, but he did marry Sarah Alvord.  John Sr. is the son of Experience Hall and Samuel Cotton.  Timothy and John died April 9th and John Sr.'s mother Experience Hall, died April 22 of the same year.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Timothy Cotton
died 250 years ago today in 1762.  He was also 15 days old as his aforementioned brother John was.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Thomas Cotton
died 156 years ago today in 1856 at age 92. Tom is the boys' 6th great-grandfather, the father of Ira Cotton, Chaucey H. Cotton, Polly Cotton, Maria Cotton and Nancy Ann Cotton.

COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Charles R. Cotton
died 148 years ago today in 1864 at age 34 during the Battle of Pleasant Hill in Pleasant Hill, Sabine, LA during the Civil War.  Charles was a captain for the Union out of Friendship New York.  Charles is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed.  His father is Chauncey H. Cotton the brother of Ira Cotton, both born to the aforementioned, Thomas Cotton and Anna Hubbard.  Both Chauncey and Ira married daughters of Talcott Gold.  Chauncey married Anna and Ira married Sally Gold.  Ira and Sally are the boys' 5th great-grandparents.

JOYCE/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Cornelia Joyce
died 179 years ago today in 1833 at age 77.  Corie is the wife of the  boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed, Timothy Hall, born in 1752.  His father is Samuel Hall, Jr. 1696-1764, the son of Samuel Hall and Phoebe Ward and the brother of Experience Hall the boys' 8th great-grandmother.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Dora Lou Myer
died 98 years ago today in 1914 at the age of 27.  Dora is the kids' 2nd great-grandaunt, the sister of Dedrich Homer Myer, both born to Dedrich Henry Meyer and Lucy Emiline Barnett.  Dora married Tom A. Partee.

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