Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Meet the family for May 22, 2012

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

CONRAD/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
George Conrad
is 206 years old today, born in 1806. George is Steve's 5th great-grandfather.  George married Nancy Wiseman in 1825 and begot Mary Ann Conrad in 1824.  Mary Ann married Daniel G. Everhart and begot Thomas Jefferson Everhart in 1849.  Thom is Steve's 3th great-grandfather who married Mary Jane Martin and begot Gramp, Elmer Elsworth Everhart in 1877.

JOHNSON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

Le FEVRE/JOHNSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Nancy Le Fevre i
s 199 years old today, born in 1813. Nancy is the boys' 4th great-grandaunt and the sister of Mary Magdelaine Le Fevre who married James Johnson in 1824 and begot Amanda Johnson who married Andrew J. Wooden in 1858 and are the boy's 3rd great-grandparents.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

HOPKINS/SNOW/WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Nicholas Snow and Constance Hopkin's
anniversary number 385 is today, married in 1627. They are the boys' 11th great-grandparents.  Constance is our ride to the new world on the Mayflower.  She came over on the Mayflower with her father Stephen Hopkins in 1620.  Constance was among only a handful of children and women who lived through the first winter.  Constance married Nicholas Snow in Plymouth Massachusetts May 22, 1627.  They begot 7 children with the first one being our relative Sarah Snow.  Sarah married William Walker in January of 1655.


USHER/GARRETT/TAPPIN/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Daniel Garrett and Mary Usher's 376th anniversary is today, married in 1636 when he was 24 and she was 16 years old in Bocking Essex, England. Daniel and Mary are the boys' 11th great-grandparents.  They begot 4 children with Anna Garrett born first in 1644.  Anna married James Tappin, Sr on March 5, 1657 in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut and begot Ann Tappin in 1662.  Anna married Capt. Thomas Ward, Sr. December 6, 1683 in Middletown, Connecticut and begot Thomas Ward, Jr. in 1684.  Jr. married Rebecka Birnham August 28, 1707 in Hartford, Connecticut and begot Rebeckah Ward as their 4th of 6 children in 1723.  Rebeckah married William Cotton, the son of Samuel Cotton and Experience Hall September 22, 1742 in Middletown, Connecticut and they begot 6 children with the last one being Thomas Cotton in March of 1764.  Thomas married Anna Hubbard October 31, 1787 in Middletown and they begot Ira Cotton in 1788, Chauncey H. Cotton in 1791, Polly Cotton in 1793, Maria Cotton in 1795 and Nancy Ann Cotton in 1799.

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Harvey Houston Wooden
is 134 years old today, born in 1878.  Harvey is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle, the brother of  2nd great-grandfather Joseph R. Wooden.  Joseph married Margaret Jennie Stanford October, 29, 1884 in Illinois and begot Walter William Wooden, the boys' great-grandfather, and Leroy Oliver Wooden.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

ROBERTS/NAUGHER
Minnie Lee Roberts
died 69 years ago today in 1943 at age 55 in Calhoun, Alabama.  Minnie is the wife of Tara and Calum's great-granduncle James Loid Naugher.  James is the brother of Horace Savage Naugher born in 1897.  Horace is Tara and Calum's great-grandfather.  He married Maxie Ruth Smith  and begot Moses S. Naugher in 1920.

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
William Alexandar Stewart
died 201 years ago today in 1811 just 8 days after he was born in Ebenizer, York, South Carolina. William is Tara and Calum's 4th great-granduncle, the brother of the Civil War casualty, John Thomas Stewart, Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandfather.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

MEYER/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Edwin Trout Meyer
is 82 years old today, born in 1930.  Ed is the kids' 3rd cousin twice removed.  His father is Arthur Herman Meyer, 2nd cousin 3 times removed whose father is Dedrick Hammond Meyer, 1st cousin 4 times removed, whose father is John Hammond Meyer, the brother of Dedrich Henry Meyer, the kids' 3rd great-grandfather.

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