Thursday, March 29, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: March 19

I am amazed that I have four 5th cousins once removed, all related to me on my Gauntt line, whose birthdays fell on March 19.


Joseph Wesley Gantt, son of Joseph Gantt (originally Gaunt) and Mary A. McGowan, was born March 19, 1829, possibly in Pennsylvania.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed.

Joseph M. Hunsberger, son of Abraham Hunsberger and Elizabeth Wismer, was born March 19, 1847 in Hillstown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  He is my 4th cousin 3x removed on my Sellers line through the Hunsbergers.

Margaret Williams was born March 19, 1884 in Indiana.  She was married to David Wise Gaunt, son of Arthur Lee Gaunt and Rachel Lavinia Stutsman, who is my 4th cousin 2x removed.

Sadie Elizabeth Clark was born March 19, 1915 in Western Australia, Australia.  She is the maternal grandmother of my 1st cousin Jeff Gordon.

Darrell Paul Gaunt, son of Edward Lee Gaunt and Ethyl Fay Davison, was born March 19, 1918 in Jefferson Township, Wells County, Indiana.  He is my 5th cousin once removed.

Robert Melvin Vaughn, son of Melville Everett Vaughn and Evelyn Virginia Ballenger, was born March 19, 1943 in Hanford, Kings County, California.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Vaughns.

Nancy Mich, daughter of Francis Mich and Janet Edna Weaver, was born March 19, 1949.  She is also my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line, but through the Weavers.

Steven Alan Schumeister, son of Hymen Samuel Schumeister and Freda Gene Grossman, was born March 19, 1950 in Ramsey County, Minnesota.  He is my 4th cousin on my Nowicki line through the Schumeisters.

John James Hudson, Jr. was born March 19, 1967.  He is another 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.

Aaron Kardish was born March 19, 1975 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  He is my 3rd cousin on my Gorodetsky line.

Danielle Brianne Hughes was born March 19, 1985 in Orange County, California.  She is the 1st cousin once removed of my aunt Mary Edith McStroul.

Taylor Marie Mankin was born March 19, 1999 in Fullerton, Orange County, California.  She is the niece of my 1st cousin Jeff Gordon.


James Gaunt, son of James Gauntt and Amelia Gibson, and Sallie Bender were married on March 19, 1885 in New Jersey, probably in Burlingotn County.  James is my great-granduncle.


Callen A. Linerode, son of Milford Linerode and Rosanna Mack, died March 19, 1875 at the age of 7 days.  He is my 5th cousin 3x removed via the Macks.

Samuel Sellers, son of Peter Sellers and Susanna, died March 19, 1888 at the age of 68 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed.

Samuel Lynd Fox, son of John Fox and Catherine Fisher, died March 19, 1903 at the age of 80 in Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut.  He is my 3rd-great-granduncle.

Zilpha Emily Gaunt, daughter of John B. Gaunt and Priscilla Dye, died March 19, 1917 in Albany, Delaware County, Indiana.  She is my 3rd cousin 3x removed.

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