Saturday, May 12, 2012

Meet the family for May 12, 2012

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

BENNETT/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Flossie Ada Bennett
is 118 years old today, born in 1894.  She died October 2, 1956 at age 62. Flossie is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed.  Her mother is Catherine Ethilinda Stanford, the boys' 3rd great-grandaunt. Catherine's brother is David Stanford who married Nancy Ann Kenley and begot Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1865.

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
James Edwin Garrison
is 141 years old today, born in 1871 in Morgan county, AL.  He died at age 78 in Morgan on Dec 1, 1949. James is Steve's 2nd great-granduncle. His brother is Samuel Omar Garrison, Steve's 2nd great-grandfather.  Samuel married Lula May McCutcheon in Morgan, AL in 1905 and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. in 1932 and the rest is history.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
John Ward
is 334 year old today, born in 1678 in Middletown, CT.  He died in Middletown July 8, 1761 at age 83.  John is the boys' 9th great-granduncle, his sister is Phoebe Ward born to William Ward and Phoebe Fenner the boys' 10th great-grandparentsPhoebe Ward married Samuel Hall and begot Experience Hall in 1684.  Experience married Samuel Cotton in 1716 and begot William Cotton in 1720.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

PALMER/MAYNE/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Julia Mahulda Palmer
died 97 years ago today in 1915. Julia is the wife of the kids' 1st cousin 6 times removed, William Pierce Mayne, whose father is 5th great-granduncle, the Reverend Samuel Wilson Mayne who is the brother of William Homer Mayne.

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