Sunday, February 11, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: February 11

I think this is the first tme that the deaths for a date have outnumbered the births and marriages, in this case even added together.  And I'm actually caught up!

Births

Franklin M. Dobbs, son of James Mussina Dobbs and Mary Frances Sellers, was born February 11, 1892 in New York.  He is my 1st cousin 3x removed.

Edwin Bunting Eckman, son of John Eckman and Martha Johnson Atkinson, was born February 11, 1913 in New Jersey, possibly in Burlington County.  He is the granduncle of my 1st cousin Albert Lore.  He was married to Catherine Marie Sellers, daughter of Cornelius Elmer Sellers and Laura May Armstrong, who is my grandaunt.

Jacob Aaron Gordon was born February 11, 1998.  He is the 1st cousin 2x removed of my aunt Mary McStroul.


Marriages

Benjamin Louis Kushner, son of Myrim Kushner and Chaye Golubchik, and Gladys Shindelman were married on February 11, 1951 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  Ben is my 3rd cousin once removed on my Meckler line through the Kushners.
David Allen Meyers and Jean Ellen Carty, daughter of Wilmer Shreve Carty and Etta Marion Allen, were married on February 11, 1961.  Jean is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Allens.



Deaths

Samuel Gaunt, Jr., son of Samuel Gaunt and Achsah Taylor, died February 11, 1880 at the age of 83, probably in New Jersey.  He is my 2nd cousin 5x removed.

William O. Sellers, son of Franklin Peter Sellers and Rachel M. Owen, died February 11, 1892 at the age of about 15 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  He is my 1st cousin 3x removed.

Sarah Naomi Boone died February 11, 1903 at the age of 47 in California, probably in Kings County.  She was married to James Knox Polk Gaunt, son of Uz Gaunt and Sarah Ann Whitacre, who is my 2nd cousin 4x removed.

Amelia Hall Fox, daughter of Alexander Mack Fox and A. Mary Hall, died February 11, 1912 at the age of about 61 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 1st cousin 4x removed.

Catherine Clark Henderson died February 11, 1916 at the age of about 58 in Hainesport, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She was married to Robert Montgomery Johnson, son of John Daniel Johnson and Catherine Fox, who is my 1st cousin 4x removed via the Foxes.

Louisa L. Gaunt, daughter of Reuben Lewallen Gaunt and Jane Weatherby, died February 11, 1939 at the age of about 87.  She is my 2nd cousin 3x removed.

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