Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: January 29

This date appears to be heavily weighted toward the Gauntt family and its many branches.  There are five associated family names in the list.  I've recently made contact with a granddaughter of Edna May Gauntt and look forward to learning more about that part of my family.


Isaac Gaunt, son of Hananiah Gaunt and Rebecca Mulliner, was born January 29, 1787 in Little Egg Harbor, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is my 3rd great-granduncle.

Margaret K. Githens, daughter of Thomas Githens and Mary Gaunt, was born January 29, 1821 in New Jersey.  She is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Daniel Moore Sellers, son of Cornelius Sellers and Rachel Kelly, was born January 29, 1829 in Doylestown, Bucks County, New Jersey.  He is my 1st cousin 4x removed.

Lovina Hissong, daughter of Adam Hissong and Anna Mock, was born January 29, 1839 in Ohio.  She is 4th cousin 4x removed via the Mocks.

Cornelius Gaunt, son of Ner Gaunt and Elizabeth Miller, was born January 29, 1882, probably iin Ohio.  He is my 3rd cousin 3x removed.

Viola Rebecca Allen, daughter of Cyrus Kunze Allen and Clara Barton Shinn, was born January 29, 1905 in Bordentown, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my 4th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Walter Robert Easlick, son of Daniel Leon Easlick and Ella Ritchie Mingen, was born January 29, 1920 in New Jersey.  He is my 4th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.

Wayne Clark, son of Oren Wilson Clark, Jr. and Adeline Pearson, was born January 29, 1946.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Clarks.

Mark Lewis Baldwin, son of William Lewis Baldwin and Bette McNear, was born January 29, 1952 in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.

Dianne Lee Palitii was born January 29, 1963.  She is married to Gary Lewis Rudin, who is my 4th cousin on my Meckler line.


Isaac D. Taylor and Ann Gaunt, daughter of John Gaunt and Elizabeth Kirby, were married on January 29, 1846, possibly in New Jersey.  Ann is my 3rd cousin 4x removed.


Elizabeth S. Atkinson died January 29, 1936 at the age of 69 in Merion, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  She was married to John Daniel Johnson, Sr., son of John Daniel Johnson, Sr. and Catherine Fox, who is my 1st cousin 4x removed through the Foxes.

Edna May Gauntt, daughter of Thomas Kirkland Gauntt and Jane Dunstan, died January 29, 1981 at the age of 78 in Orlando, Orange County, Florida.  She is my grandaunt, the sister of my paternal grandmother.

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