Friday, May 04, 2012

Meet the family for May 4, 2012

WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

ANDERSON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Azra S. Anderson
died 138 years ago today in 1874 at age 1year 11 months in Harter, Clay, IL. Azra is the boys' 2nd great-granduncle's (Harvey H. Wooden) wife's(Myrtle M. Anderson) brother. Harvey H. Wooden is the brother of Joseph R. Wooden, the boys' 2nd great-grandfather.

NAUGHER-FAMILY LINE

STEWART/SAVAGE/NAUGHER
John Thomas Stewart
is 192 years old today, born in 1820 in Morgan, GA.  He died April 6th 1862 in Corinth Mississippi at age 41. John is Tara and Calum's 4th great-grandfather who married Emily Caroline Bale and begot Frances Matilda Stewart who married the other Frances, Frances Marion Savage and begot 17 children, the first being Sallie E. Savage who married Tara and Calum's 2nd great-grandfather, Moses Service Naugher August 3, 1883 in Cherokee, Al and begot 7 children of their own. 

REEVES/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

McCUTCHEON/GARRISON/REEVES/WOODEN
Joshua Sexton McCutcheon
died 111 years ago today in 1901 in Morgan, AL at age 81.  Joshua was also born in Morgan County, AL November 11, 1819. Joshua is Steve's 4th great-grandfather.  Josh married Sarah Jane Campbell and begot John Davis McCutcheon in 1853.  John married Lenore Overstreet in 1874 and begot 9 children, the 6th being Lula May McCutcheon in 1887.  Lula is Steve's 2nd great-grandmother, who married Samuel Omar Garrison in 1905 and begot Sarah Eloise Garrison in 1909.  Sarah married John Wesley Reeves, Sr. in 1932 and begot John Jr. in 1935.  Jr. of course married Mary Evelyn Pharris and begot Mittie in 1956.

STANFORD/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

STANFORD/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH
Mansel A. Stanford
died 44 years ago today at age 67 in Ravena, Fannin, Texas.  Mansel was born in Mulberry, Fannin, Texas June 26, 1900. Mansel is the boys' 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  His father, Asia Minor Stanford is the boys' 1st cousin 4 times removed who's father, Jacob K. Stanford is the boys' 3rd great-granduncle and the brother of David Stanford, the boys' 3rd great-grandfather who married Nancy Ann Kenley and begot Margaret Jennie Stanford in 1865.  Jennie married Joseph R. Wooden and begot Walter William Wooden Sr in 1887.

STEIBLE/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

COLWELL/EVERHART/STEIBLE/WOODEN
Gertie Colwell
died 103 years ago today in 1909 at age 27 in Pettis Mo.  Gert is the wife of Steve's 2nd great-granduncle, Lewis Henry Everhart, brother of Elmer Elsworth Everhart.  Both were born to Thomas Jefferson Everhart and Mary Jane Martin, Steve's 3rd great-grandparents.

COTTON/WOODEN-FAMILY LINE

FENNER/WARD/COTTON/WOODEN/BRIDGFORTH-DAY
Mary, wife of Thomas Fenner
died 398 years ago today in 1614 at age 70 in Horley, Surrey, England.  Thomas and Mary are the boys' 12th great-grandparents.  They begot Arthur Fenner in 1575.  Arthur married Sarah Browne January 9, 1614 in Rusper, Sussex, , England and they begot 7 children.  The last born was Phoebe Fenner in 1633.  Phoebe married William Ward in Middletown CT March 28, 1660.  They begot 9 children with Phoebe Ward being the 2nd born in 1663.  This Phoebe married Samuel Hall December 6, 1683 in Middletown, CT and they begot 6 children.  Experience Hall was the first born.

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