Sunday, April 8, 2018

Events in My Family Tree: March 25

James Selover, still going strong at 89 years old, is another avid genealogist, who has been researching the Armstrong line for many years.


Jacob E. Long was born March 25, 1815 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania.  He was married to Elizabeth Zook, daughter of David Zook and Nancy Mack, who is my 2nd cousin 5x removed via the Macks.

George W. Mosier was born March 25, 1859 in Ohio.  He was married to Mary Margaret Sellers, daughter of Joseph Sellers and Leah Crumrine, who is my 4th cousin 3x removed.

Elwood Allen, son of John Murdock Allen and Katherine Housell Space, was born March 25, 1915 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County.  He is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Maurice Allen, son of Elwood Lambert Allen and Beatrice Graham, was born March 25, 1929 in New Jersey.  He is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

James Carroll Selover was born March 25, 1929 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  He is the third husband of Mabel Ellen Elizabeth Brickel, daughter of James Newbill Armstrong and Beatrice Ruth Anne Swain, who is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Armstrong line through the Swains.

Clifford Adlain Gauntt, son of Clifford Benjamin Gauntt and Lillie May Pitts, was born March 25, 1947 in Alton, Madison County, Illinois.  He is my 4th cousin.

Jerry Wright, son of Alvin Wright and Dorothy Simcox, was born March 25, 1951.  He is the 2nd cousin of my 1st cousin Albert Lore on his Eckman line.

Herbert J. Gaunt, son of Charles Jacob Gaunt, Jr. and Ruth Ann Schinnerer, was born March 25, 1955, possibly in Indiana.  He is my 6th cousin.

Stacey L. Gordon was born March 25, 1961 iN San Diego County, California.  She is the 1st cousin once removed of my aunt Mary McStroul.


Margaret K. Githens, daughter of Thomas Githens and Mary Gaunt, died March 25, 1900 at the age of 79, probably in Cumberland County, New Jersey.  She is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Charles R. Gaunt, son of Benjamin Franklin Gaunt and Elizabeth K. Frazer, died March 25, 1906 at the age of 65 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is my 2nd cousin 3x removed.

Jane Paxson Pearson, daughter of Hiram H. Pearson and Sidney Godshalk, died March 25, 1923 at the age of about 77, possibly in Pennsylvania.  She is my 1st cousin 4x removed via the Godshalks.

Catherine S. Dunn, daughter of Patrick J. Dunn and Catherine Bowden, died March 25, 1939 at the age of 71 in South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.  She is the maternal great-grandmother of my half-sister Laurie Sellers.

Frank Eckman, son of John Eckman and Martha Johnson Atkinson, died March 25, 1964 at the age of 63 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is the paternal granduncle of my 1st cousin Albert Lore.

Leon Furman, son of Benjamin Furman and Sarah Meckler, died March 25, 2008 at the age of 84, probably in New York.  He is my 1st cousin once removed through the Mecklers.

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