Saturday, April 28, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: April 18

Two days in a row with no marriages, which is unusual.  Also unusual is that there are no Sellers births, only deaths.


Hannah Ann Peters was born April 18, 1826 in New Jersey.  She was married to Benjamin Selah Gaunt, son of Hananiah Selah Gaunt and Mary Elizabeth Rose, who is my 2nd-great-granduncle.

Jacob M. Gantt, son of Joseph Gantt (originally Gaunt) and Mary A. McGowan, was born April 18, 1832 in Pennsylvania, probably in Perry County.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed.

Lavonda Imogene Blaylock was born April 18, 1924 in Hammon, Custer or Roger Mills County, Oklahoma.  She was married to Harry Mark Gaunt, Jr., son of Harry Mark Gaunt and Sarah Gayle Kirkendall, who is my 5th cousin once removed.

Clifford W. Hanner, Jr., son of Clifford W. Hanner and Sarah Alice Gaunt, was born April 18, 1924 in Kings County, California.  He is also my 5th cousin once removed.

Lynn Silverberg Sapers was born April 18, 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  She married Larry Charles Moss, who is my 4th cousin on my Meckler line.

Andrea Tolone was born April 18, 1968 in Staten Island, Richmond County, New York.  She married Bradley Sterling Mankin, who is the half-brother of my 2nd cousin once removed Jeff Gordon.

Debi Chase was born April 18, 1969.  She is my 4th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.

John Joseph Preisner, Jr. was born April 18, 1973 in Tucson, Pima County, Arizona.  He is the nephew of my aunt Mary McStroul.

Allyson Denby McStroul was born April 18, 1975 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  She is the 1st cousin once removed of my aunt Mary McStroul.

Samantha Dylan Ortiz was born April 18, 1991 in Nassau County, New York.  She is my 3rd cousin on my Gordon line.

Twins Ryan and Zachary Maraw were born April 18, 1997.  They are my 2nd cousins 2x removed on my Sellers line.


Catherine Darstein, daughter of Abraham Darstein and Catherine Sellers, died April 18, 1855 at the age of 72 in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  She is my 2nd cousin 5x removed via the Sellerses.

Daniel Travis Coxe, son of Travis Coxe and Gertrude Leisenring Neale, died April 18, 1995 at the age of 43 in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, California.  He is my 7th cousin on my Sellers line through the Coxes.

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