Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: June 28

So my cousin Sylvia was born on June 28, and on her 28th birthday her niece was born to her sister.  I wonder if the number 28 was a lucky one for her in other ways.


Ella/Ellen Gauntt and Pauline Gauntt, twin daughters of Mark Lewallen Gauntt and Rhoda Ewing, were born June 28, 1884 in Camden County, New Jersey.  They are my 3rd cousins 2x removed on my Gauntt line.

Bertram Ruthledge Render was born June 28, 1916, probably in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, but possibly in Canada.  He was the husband of Ruth Schumeister, daughter of Henry Schumeister and Celia Perlmutter, who is my 3rd cousin once removed on my Nowicki line through the Perlmutters.

Sylvia Pollack, daughter of Isaac Pollack and Bessie Brainin, was born June 28, 1920 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.  She is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Brainin line.

Nyla June Hutchens was born June 28, 1926 in Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana.  She was the wife of Gaylord Paul Gaunt, son of Harry Mark Gaunt and Sarah Gayle Kirkendall, who is my 5th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.

Elene Mintz, daughter of William Mintz and Frances Pollack, was born June 28, 1948 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.  She is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Brainin line through the Pollacks and is the niece of Sylvia Pollack, above.

Rochelle Garfinkel, daughter of Harry Garfinkel and Bella Raber, was born June 28, 1959 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She is my 3rd cousin once removed on my Meckler line through the Garfinkels.


Jacob B. Gaunt, son of Benjamin Gaunt and Mary Elizabeth Sever, and Sarah C. Plume were married June 28, 1893 in Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey.  Jacob is my half 2nd cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Wayne Eugene Ellis, son of Russell Oliver Ellis and Irene Elise Crater, and Cindy Lee Bullock were married June 28, 1985 in Gladstone, Somerset County, New Jersey.  Wayne is my 2nd cousin on my Gauntt line through the Ellises.


Leroy Herbert McGinnis, son of Herbert McGinnis and Mary Jane Gaunt, died June 28, 1959 in Monterey County, California.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Sam Bernstein died June 28, 1968 in Catskill, Greene County, New York.  He was the husband of Rose Gordon, daughter of Victor Gordon and Esther Leah Schneiderman, who is my great-grandaunt.

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