It's one thing to have several people with the same birthday, but this list includes three people with the exact same birth date.
Wilmer Shreve Carty was born May 25, 1917 in Hedding, Burlington County, New Jersey. He was married to Etta Marion Allen, daughter of William Daily Allen and Fannie Goldsboro Brown, who is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.
Leonard B. Eckman, son of John Robert Eckman and Mary Sousa, was born May 25, 1930 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County. He is the paternal uncle of my 1st cousin Albert Lore.
Elizabeth Jean McStroul, daughter of Eugene Washington McStroul and Elizabeth Almira Heath, was born May 25, 1939 in Washington, D.C. She is the sister of my aunt Mary McStroul and the mother of my not-quite-cousin Angela Williams.
Heidi Kathleen Alexander was born May 25, 1964. She is my 4th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.
Lori J. Hudson was born May 25, 1965. She is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.
Lydia Beth Mowry was born May 25, 1965. She is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line.
Cindy Kardash was born May 25, 1965 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. She is my 3rd cousin on my Gorodetsky line.
Beecher Fox and Nora E. Sellers, daughter of Samuel Sellers and Elizabeth Barton, were married on May 25, 1895 in Auglaize County, Ohio. Nora is my 4th cousin 3x removed.
Susanna Sitler died May 25, 1891 at the age of about 76, probably in Pennsylvania or Ohio. She was married to Jacob Longanecker, son of Daniel Longanecker and Sarah Mack, who is my 3rd cousin 5x removed via the Macks.
Francis John Gaynor, son of John Francis Gaynor and Wally Mary Ruppert, died May 25, 1991 at the age of 77 in New Milford, Bergen County, New Jersey. He was the granduncle of my half-sister Laurie Sellers.
Adelle Cordelia Taylor died May 25, 2000 at the age of 86 in Crestview, Okaloosa County, Florida. She was the third and final wife of Bertram Lynn Sellers, my paternal grandfather.
Genealogy is like a jigsaw puzzle, but you don't have the box top, so you don't know what the picture is supposed to look like. As you start putting the puzzle together, you realize some pieces are missing, and eventually you figure out that some of the pieces you started with don't actually belong to this puzzle. I'll help you discover the right pieces for your puzzle and assemble them into a picture of your family.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Events in My Family Tree: May 25
Posted by Janice M. Sellers at 5:11 PM
Labels: Alexander, Allen, Carty, Eckman, family events, Gauntt, Gaynor, Hudson, Kardash, Longanecker, Lore, Mack, McStroul, Mowry, Sellers, Williams
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