Monday, February 26, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: February 25

February 25 can't be a great day for my cousin Jeff and his family, as both his father and grandmother died on this day.


Alfred T. Githens, son of Thomas Githens and Mary Gaunt, was born February 25, 1819 in New Jersey.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Catharine Holsinger, daughter of David Holsinger and Lydia Mack, was born February 25, 1825, probably in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 2nd cousin 5x removed via the Macks.

Daniel Taylor Gantt, son of John Gantt and Rachel Carl, was born February 25, 1848, probably in Perry County, Pennsylvania.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed.

Edwin Foote Sellers, son of Edwin Elias Sellers and Olive Lay Foote, was born February 25, 1871 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.4th cousin 3x removed.

Victor N. Sellers, son of William Sellers and Marie B., was born February 25, 1893 in Allen County, Ohio.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Stacy Buzby Armstrong, Jr., son of Stacy Buzby Armstrong and Lydia S. Haines, was born February 25, 1903 in Rancocas, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is my 1st cousin 2x removed.

Wilma Norris was born February 25, 1913.  She was married to Neil Gaunt Clark, son of Oren Wilson Clark and Anna Gaunt, who is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Jessie Naomi Gaunt, daughter of William Alvin Gaunt and Mamie B. Mitchell, was born February 25, 1917, probably in Kings County, California.  She is my 4th cousin 2x removed.

Alfred S. Dranove was born February 25, 1919.  He was married to Dorothy A. Pollack, daughter of Isaac Pollack and Bessie Brainin, who is my 1st cousin 2x removed via the Brainins.

Teresa Jo Bonifas, daughter of Joseph W. Bonifas and Delores Gilbert, was born February 25, 1953.  She is my 6th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Bonifases.

Melvin Edward Judd was also born February 25, 1953, in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.  He is married to Sandra Lee Dunn, who is my 2nd cousin on my Gauntt line.

David Allen Meyers, Jr. was born February 25, 1973.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line.

Jordanna Gilah Bregman was born February 25, 1986 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  She is my 3rd cousin on my Gorodetsky line.


Mary Ann Fox, daughter of John Fox and Catherine Fisher, died February 25, 1896 at the age of 85 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 3rd-great-grandaunt.

Bernard Garfinkel, son of Eliezer Louis Garfinkel and Doba Ajzner, died February 25, 1935 at the age of 4 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  He is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Meckler line through the Garfinkels.

Victor Gordon, son of Morris Gordon and Rose Sopher, died February 25, 1997 at the age of 60 in New York.  He is my 1st cousin 2x removed.

Sadie Elizabeth Clark died February 25, 2004 at the age of 88 iin Redding, Shasta County, California.  She is the maternal grandmother of my 2nd cousin once removed Jeff Gordon (whose father is Victor Gordon, above).

Richard Bruce Sellers, Sr., son of George Moore Sellers and Bertha Poinsett Eckman, died February 25, 2011.  He is my 1st cousin once removed.

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