Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: August 18

I lived in Alameda County, California from 1989 to 2017, but I somehow missed the opportunity to meet my cousin Jeanne Gaunt.


Daniel Gaunt, son of Daniel Gaunt and Mary Githens, was born August 18, 1909 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County.  He is my 2nd cousin 5x removed via the Gaunts.

Sarah Ann Harris was born August 18, 1842 in Ohio.  She was the wife of Ner Gaunt, son of Benjamin Gaunt and Mary Sheets, who is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Etta Friedman, daughter of Moshe(?) Friedman, was born August 18, 1864 in Romania.  She is the great-grandmother of my aunt Mary McStroul.

Ruth Ann Votaw, daughter of Daniel W. Votaw and Louisa Gaunt, was born August 18, 1871 in Wabash County, Indiana.  She is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Morton Eli Perlman, son of Louis Perlman (originally Perlmutter) and Jennie Novitsky (origiinally Nowicki), was born August 18, 1920 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  He is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Nowicki line.

Arnold Lesser was born August 18, 1921 in Rosedale, Queens, Queens County, New York.  He was the husband of Taube Michels, daughter of Barnet Michels (originally Michelson) and Rose Yudelson, who is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Jaffe line through the Michelsons.

Doris Danuff was born August 18, 1925 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.  She was the wife of Samuel Millstein, son of Nathan Millstein and Sarah Gordon (originally Gorodetsky), who is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Gorodetsky line.

Jeanne Ellen Gaunt, daughter of Nolan Sidney Gaunt and Marjorie Ellen Harris, was born August 18, 1943 in Alameda County, California.  She is my 5th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.

Erika Lynn Lederman was born August 18, 1972.  She is my 2nd cousin once removed.


Charles Gaunt, son of Lewis Cass Gaunt and Mary A. Kindlesparger, and Pearl E. Cory were married August 18, 1903 in Wabash County, Indiana.  Charles is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Samuel Michael Brainin, son of Nathan(?) Katz and Lena Brainin, and Blanche Mildred Sax were married August 18, 1946 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.  Sammy is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Brainin line.

Stephen Gershwind, son of Irving Lawrence Gershwind and Frances Perlman, and Arline Silver were married August 18, 1962 in Great Neck, Nassau County, New York.  Stephen is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Nowicki line through the Perlmans.

Oscar Phillip Van Hoy and Susan J. Yates, daughter of Charles Yates and Grace Allen, were married August 18, 1973 in New Jersey.  Susan is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line via the Allens.

Richard Wayne Gaunt, son of Jack Lowell Gaunt and Rosemary Ann Trindade, and Cynthia Jean Cook were married August 18, 1979 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.  Richard is my 5th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.


Irene M. Gaunt, daughter of Robert Barclay Gaunt and Harriet Prickett, died August 18, 1950 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania at the age of 77.  She is my 4th cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Clarence Neil(?) Allen, son of Elwood Lambert Allen and Lillian Steel(?), died August 18, 1996, possibly in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey, at the age of 79.  He is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line through the Allens.

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