Thursday, June 10, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: June 8

It isn't often that the number of deaths is the largest category on my family event list.


Susan Davis Thackeray, daughter of Ezra Thackeray and Phoebe Cramer, was born June 8, 1831 in New Jersey.  She is my 3rd cousin 4x removed on my Gauntt line through the Thackerays.

Franklin T. Dunstan, son of Frederick Dunstan and Anna Waltz Horner, was born June 8, 1897 in Westhampton, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Dunstan line.

George Kenneth Funk, son of Earl G. Funk and Hazel Pauline Gauntt, was born June 8, 1923 in Washington, District of Columbia.  He is my 3rd cousin once removed via the Gauntts.

Mark Edward Gaunt, son of Mark Wayne Gaunt and Minnie Louise Lotter, was born June 8, 1949, possibly in Indiana.  He is my 6th cousin via the Gaunts.

Diane J. Wickham, daughter of Raymond Henry Wickham and Janice Kasabula, was born June 8, 1960.  She is the 3rd cousin of my half-sister Laurie Sellers on her Bowen line through the Wickhams.

Matthew Alexander Neborsky was born June 8, 1993.  He is my half 1st cousin once removed.


Chauncey P. "Mack" Gaunt, son of Arthur Lee Gaunt and Rachel Lavinia Stutsman, and Martha Nora Martin were married June 8, 1922 in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.  "Mack" is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Clifford Benjamin Gauntt, Jr., son of Clifford Benjamin Gauntt, Sr. and Bertha May Garron, and Lillie May Pitts were married June 8, 1946 in Alton, Madison County, Illinois.  Clifford is my half 3rd cousin once removed ia the Gaunts.


Joseph L. Gaunt, son of Reuben T. Gaunt and Hannah Lewallen, died June 8, 1881 at the age of 72 in Waterford, Camden County, New Jersey.  He is my 1st cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Charles Robert Harris, son of Robert Miller Harris and Blanche Gaunt, died June 8, 1920 at the age of 24 in Peru, Miami County, Indiana.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Mary E. Shemeley died June 8, 1936 at the age of 65 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She was the wife of Allen Severs Easlick, son of Jonathan Easlick and Susannah Sever, who is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.

Wilhelmina Atkinson died June 8, 1982, probably in New Jersey, at the age of 74.  She was the wife of John Edward Lawrence, son of Alfred Lawrence and Harriet Rebecca Eckman, who is the 1st cousin 2x removed of my cousin Al Lore via the Eckmans.

David Maxwell Votaw, son of Joseph Willet Votaw and Florence E. Barnett, died June 8, 2003 at the age of 96 in Springdale, Hamilton County, Ohio.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Votaws.

Melba June Earehart, daughter of Ira Delbert Earehart and Doris Lavina Rowland, died June 8, 2012, possibly in Indiana, at the age of 89.  She is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Rowlands.

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