Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Meet the family for May 16, 2012


Joshua Hawkins
died 211 years ago today in 1801 at the age of 75 in Greenville, South Carolina.  Joshua is Caitlyn's 7th great-granduncle, the brother of 7th great-grandfather, John Hawkins who married Ruth Harberd and begot 12 children with Peter Hawkins being the 4th born.
Peter Hawkins


Gina Brown
is 51 years old today, born in 1961, HAPPY BIRTHDAY GINA! Gina is the kids' 1st cousin twice removed.  She is now married to Terry Floyd, I don't know if they have children.  Gina's parents are Doyle Brown and Barbara Wilhoite, the kids' great-granduncle and his wife.  Doyle is the brother of Ella Ween Brown and their parents are Oscar T. Brown and Donie Mae Mayne. Gina's sister is Pam Brown born in 1959 and brother Sammy Brown.


Charles Meyer died 51 years ago today in 1961 at age 62 in Oglethorpe, GA.  Charles is the kids' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His father is 1st cousin 4 times removed, John B. Meyer whose father is 3rd great-granduncle, John Hammond Meyer, the brother of 3rd great-grandfather, Dedrich Henry Meyer.


Rebecca Burr
died 291 years ago today in 1721 at age 40 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut near where she was born in 1681. Rebecca is the boys' 1st cousin 10 times removed. Her father is the boys' 9th great-granduncle, Nathaniel Burr the brother of Daniel Burr who married Abigail Glover and begot the Capt, Seth Samuel Burr in 1694.  Seth married Elizabeth Wakeman and begot Ellen Burr in 1736.  Ellen married Abel Gold and they begot the boys' 6th great-grandfather, Talcott Gold.

Margaret Clarke
died 445 years ago today in 1567 at age 42 in Gloucester, England.  Margaret is the boys' 13th great-grandmother, the wife of 13th great-grandfather, Haule Hall whom they begot 5 children together, the last of which is Richard Hale Hall in 1553

Sarah Hall is 358 years old today, born in 1654.  The previous listing, Margaret Clarke is Sarah's 2nd great-grandmother.  Sarah is the boys' 9th great-grandaunt, the sister of 9th great-grandfather, Samuel Hall.


Charles Fulton Sims and Minerva Summers
' 170th anniversary is today, married in 1842 when he was 26 and she was 20 years old in Gallia, Ohio. Charles is Steve's 4th great-granduncle, the brother of Dryden Sims who married Rebecca Bays in 1837 and are Steve's 4th great-grandparents and the parents of Thomas Nuton Sims who married Matilda Ann Boudinier in 1878 and are the parents of Margret Izora Sims (Gram).

Dorothy Jean Everhart
is 83 years old today, born in 1929.  Dorothy is Steve's 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Her father is James Noel "Smokey" Everhart the brother of Steve's 2nd great-grandfather, Elmer Elsworth Everhart.  Smokey was the 3rd born of 9 born to Thomas Jefferson Everhart and Mary Jane Martin.


Harvey Houston Wooden
died 73 years ago today in 1939 at the age of 60 in Washington, Owen, IN. Harvey is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of Joseph R. Wooden who married Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1884 and are the boys' 2nd great-grandparents. Harvey was the youngest of 6 children born to Andrew Jackson Wooden and Amanda Johnson.  More recent findings on the Wooden family include Andrew Jackson Wooden's parents, Robert Miller Wooden born in 1796, died in 1835.  Robert married Malinda Wilhoit February 18, 1819 in Jefferson, Kentucky.  They begot 10 children with Andrew being the last born in 1833.  Robert apparently died young at  age 39 two years after Andrew was born in April of 1835 in Owen Indiana and Malinda remarried to Jefferson Hezekiah Woodsmall February 4, 1840.  It seems that Jefferson Woodsmall adopted most of the Wooden Children, but it isn't clear yet.  Robert Miller Wooden was probably a Jr.or a III, because his father is also Robert Wooden, born in Kentucky and died January 21, 1833.  This Robert married Jane Barnhill February 26, 1809 in Jefferson Kentucky.  They has 4 children with Robert Miller Wooden being the last born.  Robert Sr. or Jr's father is Robert Wooden also.  He married Abba or Abby Miller or Millar and they had at least 7 children.  Ok try to follow.  Robert Miller Wooden and Malinda Wilhoit begot 10 children with Andrew Jackson Wooden being probably the last born, right?  Well, his brother was Joshua Miller Wooden born June 23, 1822 in Oldham, Kentucky.  Joshua married Penelope Pope Yager and they begot Joshua Hugh Wooden and Robert Sanford WoodenJoshua Hugh Wooden married Roxanna Rothrock April 19, 1905 in Morgan, IN and they begot 4 children with John Robert Wooden born in 1910.  Yes this is the famous coach Wooden.  He is the boys' 3nd cousin 3 times removed.  John married Nellie C. Riley in August of 1932 and they had two children, James Hugh Wooden and Nancy Anne Wooden, both still living.

William Absalom Hawley and Lucy Ann Stonestreet's
159th anniversary is today, married in 1853 when he was 26 and she was 15 years old. Lucy is the boys' 1st cousin 6 times removed, the daughter of 5th great-grandaunt, Ruth Wooden, the sister of Robert Madison Wooden, Jr.

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