Monday, February 12, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: February 12

Whereas February 11 had more deaths than births and marriages combined, February 12 has no deaths whatsoever.


John Holsinger, son of Jacob F. Holsinger and Polly Mack, was born February 12, 1820, possibly in Pennsylvania.  He is my 2nd cousin 5x removed via the Macks.

Ephraim Long, son of David Long and Margaret Mock, was born February 12, 1848 in Knox County, Ohio.  He is my 4th cousin 4x removed via the Mocks.

Hannah Young was born February 12, 1855.  She was married to Jacob L. Mack, son of Jacob Mack and Catharine Longanecker, who is my 3rd cousin 4x removed via the Macks.

Richard Coxe McCall was born February 12, 1888 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  He was married to Ellen Jaquett Sellers, daughter of Edwin Jaquett Sellers and Blanche Bingham Ehret, who is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Alvin Irwin Moss was born February 12, 1933 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  He was married to Claire Rochelle Garfinkel, daughter of Jack Garfinkel and Martha Freedman, who is my 3rd cousin once removed on my Meckler line through the Garfinkels.

Sheila Elaine Gaunt, daughter of James Earl Gaunt and Helen Burbank, was born February 12, 1946.  She is my 5th cousin once removed.

Gary Steve Meckler, son of Abraham Meckler and Lillyan E. Gordon, was born February 12, 1951 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  He is my maternal uncle.

Marion Joseph Gaunt was born February 12, 1962 in Alton, Madison County, Illinois.  He is my 4th cousin.

Edward Mervin Allen was born February 12, 1971.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line.


George Heath and Martha Sturt were married on February 12, 1771 in Godalming, Surrey, England.  They are the 4th-great-grandparents of my aunt Mary McStroul.

James Wesley White and Phoebe Gaunt, daughter of Isaac Gaunt and Susannah Webb, were married on February 12, 1846.  Phoebe is my 1st cousin 4x removed.

Elmer Boone Gaunt, son of James Knox Polk Gaunt and Sarah Naomi Boone, and Edna White were married on February 12, 1903.  Elmer is my 3rd cousin 3x removed.

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