Friday, January 12, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: January 11

One of the January 11 deaths is that of Edwin Jaquett Sellers, who was a lawyer and a genealogist in the early 20th century in Philadelphia.  He published several books on his family history, including two on the Sellerses, which provided me with a lot of useful information for my own research.


Robert B. Sellers, son of Jesse Sellers and A. Grant, was born January 11, 1819 in Pennsylvania.  He is my 1st cousin 4x removed.

Jessie Lenora Criser, daughter of Westley Criser and Phoebe Emily Gaunt, was born January 11, 1897.  She is my 4th cousin 2x removed through the Gaunts.

Larry Lester Reed, son of Lester Reed and Dorothy Pamela Allen, was born January 11, 1932.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Beth Ann Allen, daughter of Jack Allen and Gloria Funiccaro, was born January 11, 1959.  She is my 5th cousin once removed via my Gauntt line.

Bradley Sterling Mankin was born January 11, 1969 in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.  He is the half-brother of Jeff Gordon, who is my 2nd cousin once removed.

Lynne Rogers Herendeen was born January 11, 1980.  She is my 6th cousin via my Gauntt line.

Tobin Kardish was born January 11, 1985 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  He is my 3rd cousin through my Gorodetsky line.

Stacey Freda Schumeister was born January 11, 1986 in Hennepin County, Minnesota.  She is my 4th cousin once removed through my Nowicki line.

Megan Elizabeth Pellek was born January 11, 1989 in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 2nd cousin once removed via the Gauntts.

Rebecca Lillyan Fowler was born January 11, 2002 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.  She is my niece.


Robert James Bagley and Lynn Wilma Carty were married on January 11, 1969.  Lynn, daughter of Wilmer Shreve Carty and Etta Marion Allen, is my 5th cousin once removed.


Bertolet Grace Sellers, daughter of Laura May Armstrong, died January 11, 1927 at the age of 5 in Mount Holly, Northampton Township, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my grandaunt and the half-sister of my paternal grandfather.

Edwin Jaquett Sellers, son of Robert Wampole Sellers and Anna Frances Jaquett, died January 11, 1946 at the age of 80, possibly in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  He is my 4th cousin 3x removed.

Paul Sayer Bowen, son of William H. Bowen and Catherine S. Dunn, died January 11, 1964 at the age of 59 in Minneola, Nassau County, New York.  He is the granduncle of my half-sister Laurie Sellers and one of several Bowen men to die before the age of 60.

Harry Mackler
Harry Herman Mackler, son of Moishe Meckler and Mushe Zelda Nowicki, died January 11, 1968 at about the age of 63 in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.  He is my granduncle and the brother of my maternal grandfather.

Orlan Fay Gaunt, son of David Clinton and Martha S. Hartman, died January 11, 1974 at the age of 85 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed.

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