Sunday, August 15, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: August 15

Another short life to remember.  It's important that they not be forgotten.


Rachel Gaunt, daughter of John Gaunt and Elizabeth Kirby, was born August 15, 1822 in Salem County, New Jersey.  She is my 3rd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Raymond Albert Largess was born August 15, 1915 in Worcester County, Massachusetts.  He was the husband of Dorothy Adelle Allen, daughter of Charles Louis Allen and Marion M. Lauinger, who is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

Mitchell Yngber was born August 15, 1969.  He's in my family tree, and I'm pretty sure we're cousins, but I haven't figured out yet how we're related.  I think I will find a connection through the Jakowszyckas.

James Herbert Swaim was born August 15, 1982.  He is my 5th cousin 2x removed.


George Parson Hutson, son of Thomas Hutson and Ruth Thackeray, and Estella G. Brown were married August 15, 1894 in Union County, Indiana.  George is my 4th cousin 3x removed on my Gauntt line via the Thackerays.

Morris Earl Rufe and Dixie Lee Clark, daughter of Neil Gaunt Clark and Wilma E. Norris, were married August 15, 1964 in Elwood, Madison County, Indiana.  Dixie is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Clarks.

David Kardish, son of Samuel Kardish and Tillie Steinberg, and Joy Schlesinger were married August 15, 1971, probably in Canada.  David is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Gorodetsky line through the Kardishes.

Steven Leon Starr and Heidi Kathleen Alexander were married August 15, 1987.  Heidi is my 4th cousin once removed.

Yoram Eisenstadt and Barbara Baker were married August 15, 1991.  Barbara is my 3rd cousin once removed.

Joel Richard Kent III and Lora Lee Beasley were married August 15, 2008.  Joel is my nephew.


Evaline Votaw, daughter of Daniel W. Votaw and Louisa Gaunt, died August 15, 1883 in Wabash County, Indiana at the age of 29 weeks, 3 days.  She is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Clara E. Easlick, daughter of Jonathan Easlick and Susannah Sever, died August 15, 1966, possibly in New Jersey. at the age of 85.  She is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.

Helen Elizabeth Galbraith, daughter of Lewis C. Galbraith and Dora Ann Kirtlan, died August 15, 1982, probably in Miami County, Indiana, at the age of 79.  She is my 4th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Galbraiths.

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