Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: February 28

February 28 is certainly a good day for Sellerses — six of them appear in the day's list of events.  The Allens didn't fare too badly either, as four Allen cousins showed up.


Rachel Gaunt, daughter of Jacob Gaunt and Hannah Holmes, was born February 28, 1802, probably in New Jersey or Pennsylvania.  She is my 1st cousin 5x removed.

Anna Ellen Sellers, daughter of Joel Sellers and Elizabeth Shearer, was born February 28, 1844 in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 2nd cousin 3x removed.

Solomon Ferguson Sellers, son of Samuel G. Sellers and Anna C. Ferguson, was born February 28, 1862 i n Pennsylvania.  He is my 4th cousin 3x removed.

Lillie Sellers, daughter of Samuel Sellers and Elizabeth Barton, was born February 28, 1873 in Allen or Auglaize County, Ohio.  She is my 4th cousin 3x removed.

Justus Edwin Sellers, son of Elmer Ferguson Sellers and Minnie B. Frey, was born February 28, 1898 in Kennett Square Borough, Chester County, Pennsylvania.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Frank Everett Eckman, son of John Robert Eckman and Mary Souza, was born February 28, 1925 in Columbus, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is the father of my 1st cousin Albert Lore.

Gladys Shindelman was born February 28, 1926 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She was married to Benjamin Louis Kushner, son of Myrim Kushner and Chaye Golubchik, who is my 3rd cousin once removed on my Meckler line through the Golubchiks.

Charles D. Bonifas, Jr., son of Charles D. Bonifas, Sr. and Georgia Grace Gaunt, was born February 28, 1927.  He is my 6th cousin via the Gaunts.

James Marshall Allen, Jr. was born February 28, 1961, probably in New Jersey.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.

Stephanie Edie Cardoni was born February 28, 1962 in Queens, Queens County, New York.  She is married to my 2nd cousin once removed Jeffrey David Gordon.

William Thomas Spencer IV was born February 28, 1981.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line.

David Aaron Carnie was born February 28, 1992 in Tarzana, Los Angeles County, California.  He is my 3rd cousin on my Brainin line.


Gary Moran and Dawn Losito, daughter of William Losito and Genevieve Allen, were married on February 28, 1978.  Dawn is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line via the Allens.


Martha Haldeman died February 28, 1824, possibly in Pennsylvania.  She was married to Solomon Sellers, son of David Sellers and Sarah Ruth, who is my 2nd cousin 5x removed.

Russell Allen, son of George Allen and Ada Mason, died February 28, 1938 at the age of 41.  He is my 4th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Elmer Lincoln Sellers, son of David Sellers and Elsie Robinson, died February 28, 1945 at the age of 80 in Salem, Marion County, Oregon.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Ethel Nowicki, daughter of Zelig Nowicki and Zlate, died February 28, 1952 at the age of about 84 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  She is my 1st cousin 3x removed.

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