Family-tree birthdays for the week of Jan. 19

January 19, 2015

Birthdays from my family tree for the week of Jan. 19

 

Jan. 19
  • Valentine C. Wilson (my first cousin three times removed on my mother's side), b. 1834 in Somerford, Madison County, Ohio; d. Aug. 23, 1861, in Madison County, Ohio. The son of Valentine Wilson, a prominent landowner in Ohio who had 19 children by three different wives. Valentine C. Wilson graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio with the class of 1860, making him the first classical graduate in his father’s family. However, he died on August 23, 1861, of epidemic dysentery. 

  • Lynn Ellen Dickerson Fisher (my fourth cousin). Happy birthday!.

 

 

Jan. 20
  • Martha Jane Jones (mother-in-law of Genevive Lambert, my first cousin twice removed on my father's side), b. 1868 in Carter County, Ky; d. in Carter County, Ky.

 

Lula Bell with Estill Fultz, her son by her first marriage.

 

  • Lula Bell Hamilton (my 2G aunt-in-law), b. 1884 in Rowan County, Ky.; d. April 14, 1972, in Rowan County, Ky. The second wife of my 2G uncle, Edward Lambert, or "Uncle Edd" to my father.

 

 

Jan. 21
  • John McClellan Perry (my second cousin four times removed on my mother's side), b. 1862 in Rushville, Ohio; d. Oct. 1, 1941, in Richland Township, Ohio.

  • Mary J. Lambert (my 2G aunt on my father's side), b. 1873 in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Ky.; d. Sept. 8, 1937.

  • Eliza Jane Hall (my first cousin three times removed on my mother's side), b. 1874 in Rowan County, Ky.; d. Jan. 12, 1900, in Rowan County, Ky. Died nine days before her 26th birthday. I've not been able to find the cause of death.

  • Rebecca Ann Caudill (my first cousin three times removed on my mother's side), b. 1880 in Rowan County, Ky.; d. Dec. 5, 1937, in Morehead, Rowan County, Ky.

  • Mollie Bell Lambert (my third cousin three times removed on my father's side), b. 1890 in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Ky.; d. July 25, 1903, in Sandy Hook, Elliott County, Ky.

 

 

Jan. 22
  • Jane Ervin Hamilton (mother-in-law of Cuynthia Calernia Hall, my first cousin four times removed), b. 1822 in Fayette, Fayette County, Ky.; d. Oct. 25, 1896, in Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky. 

  • Florence B. Caudill Stacy (my 3G aunt on my mother's side), b.  1871 in Rowan County, Ky.; d. Sept. 7, 1891.

  • Dewitt C. White (husband of Cordelia Hall, my first cousin three times removed on my mother's side), b. 1879 in Elliott County, Ky.; d. March 30, 1951 in Clearfield, Rowan County, Ky.

James Claude Ray Sr. and his wife, Martha Viola Parker Ray, in this undated photo.

  • James Claude Ray Sr. (my wife's great uncle on her father's side), b. 1910 in Kershaw County, S.C.; d. July 15, 2000, in Cassatt, Kershaw County, S.C. 

  • Ruby Naomi Ray Polston (my wife's great aunt), b. 1922 in Cassatt, Kershaw County, S.C.; d. April 13, 2004, in Camden, Kershaw County, S.C.

  • Delmer Hall (my first cousin twice removed on my mother's side), b. 1934 in Clearfield, Rowan County, Ky.; d. Feb. 27, 1934, in Clearfield, Rowan County, Ky.

 

Jan. 23
  • Lavina Wilson (my second cousin four times removed on my mother's side), b. 1841 in Clark County, Ohio; d. March 10, 1880, in Harmony Township, Clark County, Ohio.

  • William B. Caudill (my 3G uncle), b. 1858 in Letcher County, Ky.; d. June 25, 1928.

 

 

Jan. 24
  • Lydia Day Royse (my 3G grandmother on my mother's side), b. 1832 in Morgan County, Ky.; d. March 24, 1914, in Rowan County, Ky.

  • Carrie Bell Caudill (my second cousin twice removed on my mother's side), b. 1900 in Morehead, Rowan County, Ky.; d. Oct. 20, 1976, in Rowan County, Ky.

  • Lydia Mae Brown (my first cousin twice removed on my mother's side), b. 1911 in Russell, Ky.; d. 

 

 

Jan. 25
  • John Fleming Parker (step-father of my maternal great-grandmother Nora Kendall Williams), b. 1874; d. Feb. 16, 1933. Nora Kendall was raised mostly by her maternal grandparents, Isaac and Rhoda Lewis, after her father died when she was 3 and her mother died when she was 8. Her mother remarried John Fleming Parker after the death of David Kendall, and they had one son, Allie Howard Parker, Nora's half brother. The siblings became quite close.

  • David Fitzhugh Bower (husband of Lola Maxine Wilson, my second cousin twice removed on my mother's side ), b. 1927 in West Virginia; d. Nov. 1, 1976, in Sacramento, Calif.

  • Lois Emilee Williams (my first cousin once removed on my mother's side), b. 1938.

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