Monday, February 19, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: February 19

Was John Glenn Allen named for astronaut John Glenn?  Darwin Monroe McStroul was definitely named for Charles Darwin and James Monroe.


Isaac Zelley, son of Ridgway Zelley and Rebecca Gaunt, was born February 19, 1838, probably in New Jersey.  He is my 2nd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Enoch A. Gaunt, son of Benjamin Selah Gaunt and Hannah Ann Peters, was born February 19, 1849, probably in New Jersey.  He is my 1st cousin 3x removed.

Joseph Willet Votaw, son of Daniel W. Votaw and Louisa Gaunt, was born February 19, 1876 in Wabash County, Indiana.  He is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Clifford Benjamin Gauntt, son of Isaiah Allen Gauntt and Louisa Lemonyon, was born February 19, 1883.  He is my 2nd cousin 2x removed.

Martha Nora Martin was born February 19, 1903 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.  She was married to Chauncey "Mack" Gaunt, son of Arthur Lee Gaunt and Rachel Lavinia Stutsman, who is my 4th cousin 2x removed.

Rose Ruth Bloom was born February 19, 1918 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.  She was married to Darwin Monroe McStroul, son of Leo Martin McStroul (originally Strul) and Anna Krebs, who is the paternal uncle of my aunt Mary McStroul.

Linda Cohen, daughter of Louis Cohen and Jennie Kardish, was born February 19, 1940 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  She is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Gorodetsky line through the Kardishes.

John Glenn Allen was born February 19, 1963.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.

Garry Travis Doerner was born February 19, 1983 in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.  He is my nephew.

Russell Simcox was born February 19, 1992.  He was married to Eleanor Malinda Eckman, the sister of my grandaunt Bertha Poinsett Eckman and granduncle Edwin Bunting Eckman.

Noah Alexander Walter was born February 19, 2000, possibly in Nevada.  He is the 1st cousin 2x removed of my aunt Mary McSstroul.


James Thackara (originally Thackeray) and Jane Gaunt, daughter of John Gaunt and Jean Satterthwaite, were married on February 19, 1784.  Jane is my 1st cousin 2x removed.

Howard Evans Moore, Jr., son of Howard Evans Moore, Sr. and Edith E. Wells, and Doris Horn were married on February 19, 1949, possibly in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Howard is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Owen line via the Moores.


Samuel Royer died February 19, 1838 at the age of 66.  He was married to Susannah Mack, daughter of Jacob Mack and Hannah Englehart, who is my 2nd cousin 8x removed.

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