Thursday, June 24, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: June 23

Not only a lot of marriages, but two pairs of couples married on the same day!


Donald Ronco Allen was born June 23, 1974.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed.


Jacob Gaunt, son of Joseph Gaunt and Phoebe Emily Severn, and Melvina F. Bennett were married June 23, 1853 in Blufton, Wells County, Indiana.  Jacob is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

William Daily Allen, Jr., son of William Daily Allen and Fannie Goldsboro Brown, and Mildred A. Dickerson were married June 23, 1928 in Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey.  William Jr. is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Francis Maria Bowen, son of William H. Bowen and Catherine S. Dunn, and Louise Elsie Gaynor, daughter of John Francis Gaynor and Josephine O'Connor, were also married June 23, 1928, but in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.  They are the maternal grandparents of my half-sister Laura Sellers.

Charles Barton Dubell and Myrtle Lydia Allen, daughter of William Daily Allen and Fannie Goldsboro Brown, were married June 23, 1934, possibly in New Jersey, so Myrtle got married on her brother's sixth wedding anniversary.  She is obviously also my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Elwood Allen, son of John Murdock Allen and Katherine Housell Space, and Wilma Darlene Givan were married June 23, 1946.  Elwood is another 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens and the 2nd cousin of William and Myrtle Allen.

David E. Warner and Shelley E. Bonifas were married June 23, 1990 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.  Shelley is my 6th cousin once removed.

Melvin Edward Judd and Sandra Lee Dunn, daughter of Harold Edwin Dunn, Jr. and Clara Ruth Ellis, were also married June 23, 1990 in Indiana, but in Indianapolis, Marion County.  Sandra is my 2nd cousin on my Gauntt line through the Ellises.

Albert Lynn Lore, son of Frank Everett Eckman and Dorothy Mae Sellers, and Leah Kay Michel were married June 23, 2006 in Daytona Beach, Volusia County, Florida.  Al is my 1st cousin via the Sellerses.


Verna May Gauntt, daughter of Joseph L. Gaunt and Rebecca Elizabeth Coverly, died June 23, 2002, possibly in Folsom, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, at the age of 89.  She is my 4th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.

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