Saturday, April 28, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: April 16

It is so easy to go down the rabbit hole as I'm trying to fill in information for these lists.  When I saw that I still didn't know the name of Jeffrey Gaunt's mother, I spent quite some time trying to find it tonight before I decided I just needed to post what I had.


Ann Gaunt, daughter of Daniel Gaunt and Mary Githens, was born April 16, 1807, probably in New Jersey.  She is my 2nd cousin 5x removed.

Redden N. Gaunt, son of Joseph Gaunt and Phoebe Emily Severn, was born April 16, 1821 in Knox Township, Columbiana County, Ohio.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed.

Frank Evert Gaunt, son of Lewis Cass Gaunt and Mary A. Kindlesparger, was born April 16, 1877 in Wabash County, Indiana.  He is my 3rd cousin 3x removed.

Neil Bethell Sinclair was born April 16, 1885 in Tennessee.  He was married to Elizabeth A. Johnson, daughter of John Daniel Johnson and Elizabeth S. Atkinson, who is my 2nd cousin 3x removed on my Fox line through the Johnsons.

Dorothy Emma Sellers, daughter of Samuel Ferguson Sellers and Mary Laura Gunn, was born April 16, 1900 in Pocopson, Chester County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Birdsall Sellers, daughter of Cornelius Elmer Sellers and Laura May Armstrong, was born April 16, 1916 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my paternal grandaunt.

William Ledger Allen, Jr., son of William Ledger Allen and Edna Hankins, was born April 16, 1952, possibly in New Jersey.  He is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Jeffrey John Gaunt, son of Harvey Joseph Gaunt, Jr. and an as-yet-unknown wife, was born April 16, 1959, probably in New Jersey.  He is my 3rd cousin.


Henry Rosenberger and Anna Darstein, daughter of Abraham Darstein and Catherine Sellers, were married on April 16, 1805, probably in Pennsylvania.  Anna is my 2nd cousin 5x removed via the Sellerses.

Harold Levi Ellis, son of Levi Ellis and Carrie Florence Gauntt, and Josephine Fiori were married on April 16, 1948, possibly in New Jersey.  Harold is my 1st cousin once removed via the Gauntts.

Lawrence Matthew Gordon and Cynthia C. Blevins were married on April 16, 1983 in El Dorado County, California.  Larry is my 2nd cousin once removed.


Robert Foote Sellers, son of Edwin Elias Sellers and Olive Lay Foote, died April 16, 1873 at the age of 3 1/2 months in Austin, Travis County, Texas.  He is my 4th cousin 3x removed.

James Mussina Dobbs died April 16, 1927 in Tuscarora, Juniata County, Pennsylvania.  He was married to Mary Frances Sellers, daughter of Peter Franklin Sellers and Rachel Godshalk, who is my paternal 2nd-great-grandaunt.

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