Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: June 6

I'm starting to get into a rhythm again with these.  Going to keep plugging along!


Rheena M. Hertzel was born June 6, 1907 in Indiana.  She was the wife of Orville James Cage, son of James W. Cage and Mary Rosella Hutson, who is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Hutsons.

Janet Elaine Goldstein was born June 6, 1943 in Newport News, Virginia.  She was the first wife of Melvin Cecil Gordon, son of Alexander Gordon and Roslyn Rubin, who is my 1st cousin once removed via the Gordons.  (And when they divorced the family kept Janet, not Melvin.)

William Thurman Phillips, son of Cecil Thurman Phillips, Jr. and Martha Ann Surran, was born June 6, 1957 in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.  He is my 4th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Surrans.

Richard James Wickham, Jr. was born June 6, 1968.  He is the 3rd cousin of my half-sister Laurie Sellers.

Jordana E. Schneiderman was born June 6, 1972.  She is my 3rd cousin once removed.

Skye David Kushner was born June 6, 1989.  He is my 4th cousin once removed.


James Dunstan married Maria Hilton June 6, 1811 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.  They are my 4th-great-grandparents (and I don't know any of their parents' names).

Floyd Gaunt, son of David Clinton Gaunt and Martha Sophronia Hartman, married Golda M. Mendenhall on June 6, 1914 in Indiana.  Floyd is my 4th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line.

Steve Craig Herendeen married Coleen Gayle Rogers, daughter of Stanley C. Rogers and Shirley June Gaunt, June 6, 1973.  Coleen is my 5th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.

Douglas Jeffrey Brainin, son of Samuel Michael Brainin and Blanche Mildred Sax, married Barbara Lynn Maynard June 6, 1993 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  Doug is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Brainin line.


Barbara Ann Ellis, daughter of Samuel Naglee Ellis and Eleanor Jernee Thomas, died June 6, 1942 at the age of about 18 months in Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my 2nd cousin on my Gauntt line through the Ellises.

Joseph Willet Votaw, son of Daniel W. Votaw and Louisa Gaunt, died June 6, 1960 in Richvalley, Wabash County, Indiana at the age of 84.  He is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

George Weldon Walker died june 6, 1979, possibly in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, at the age of 58.  He was the husband of Mildred Taylor, daughter of Pearson R. Taylor, Jr. and Grace Elizabeth Easlick, who is my 4th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.

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