Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Meet the family for May 29, 2012

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

WALKER/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Electa Walker
is 192 years old today, born in 1820.  You may be thinking, wow, what an unusual name.  Well, this Electa is the third Electa in our tree.  She is the boys' 4th great-grandaunt, the sister of Almira Walker who married Samuel Cheney Cotton and begot Hubbard Cotton.  Electa's parents are Cady R. Walker and Electa Sparks 1797.  What a great name, even before electricity.

WARNER/HALL/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Susannah Warner
is 295 year old today, born in 1717.  Susannah is the boys' 1st cousin 9 times removed. Her mother Susannah Hall is the boy's 8th great-grandaunt and the sister of Experience Hall.

GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Benjamin Franklin Gold
is 220 years old today, born in 1792.    Ben is the boys' 3rd cousin 7 times removed, also their 5th and 7th cousins 7 times removed.  Ben's father is Capt, Benjamin Gold, Sr., 2nd cousin 8 times removed.  Sr.'s father is Rev., Hezekiah Gold whose father is Hezekiah Sr. the boys' 8th great-granduncle and brother of Samuel Gold who married Esther Bradley and begot Abel Gold in 1727.  Abel married Ellen Burr and they begot Talcott Gold, et al.  Talcott being the boys' 6th great-grandfather.

STURGIS/BARLOW/GOLD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Ester Sturgis
is 290 years old today, born in 1722.  Ester is the wife of the boys' 8th great-grandfather, David Barlow, Sr.  The begot, 4 children; Joseph, Susannah, Benjamin and Elizabeth.

BROWN/MYER-FAMILY LINE

CROW/BROWN/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Erskin D. Crow
is 129 years old today, born in 1883. Erskin is the kids' 3rd great-granduncle, born in Dekalb, Al and died March 15, 1970 at age 86 in Fort Payne.  Her sister is the first Ella, Ella Mariah Crow, born in 1876 and died in Mentone January 11, 1938.  She married Oscar Routh Brown and begot Oscar Thomas Brown March 5, 1912.  Oscar T. married Donie Mae Mayne in 1936 and begot Ella Ween Brown in 1937, Ella Ween of course married Roland Max Myer in 1956 and begot Thereasa Ellen Myer in 1961, Thereasa married Duard Robert Hulgan and begot Kellie Marie Hulgan in 1980, Kellie married Aaron Hosler in 2007 and the most current Ella was born in Sept of 2008 in Fort Payne.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

POWELL/STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Jerusha Ann Powell
is 161 years old today, born in 1851.  Jerusha is the wife of the boys' 3rd great-granduncle, John T. Stanford, the brother of David Stanford the boys' 3rd great-grandfather who married Nancy Ann Kenley, et al and begot Margaret Jennie Stanford the boys' 2nd great-grandmother who married Joseph R. Wooden.

MYER/BROWN-FAMILY LINE

HENSLEY/MYER/HAWKINS-HULGAN/JENNINGS-HOSLER-KNOWLES
Derek Christopher Hensley
is 44 years old today, born in 1968.  Derek is the husband of the kids' 1st cousin twice removed, Kimberly Myer.  Kimberly's father is Billy Ray Myer, the kids' great-granduncle and brother of Roland Max Myer the kids' great-grandfather.  Happy birthday Derek!!!

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