August 21 certainly seems to be an important day in my aunt's family: three birthdays and a marriage!
Ephraim F. Gaunt, son of Reuben Lewallen Gaunt and Jane Weatherby, was born August 21, 1848 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County. He is my 2nd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.
Irene Elizaberth Allen, daughter of George N. Allen and Ada E. Mason, was born August 21, 1906 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County. She is my 4th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.
Rachel Lovena Gaunt, daughter of Charles Jacob Gaunt and Clara Rathert, was born August 21, 1919 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana. She is my 5th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.
Cathleen Constance Canty was born August 21, 1944. She is the wife of Michael Leonard McStroul, son of Darwin Monroe McStroul and Rose Bloom, who is the 1st cousin of my aunt Mary McStroul.
Bonnie Lee Mich, daughter of Francis W. Mich and Janet Edna Weaver, was born August 21, 1950, possibly in New Jersey. She is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Weavers.
Virginia Eileen Gauntt, daughter of David Lester Gauntt and Virginia Carolyn Petersen, was born August 21, 1961, possibly in Pennsylvania. She is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.
Jason Dale Preisner was born August 21, 1979. He is the nephew of my aunt Mary McStroul.
Benjamin Taylor Payne was born August 21, 1992. He is the 1st cousin 2x removed of my aunt Mary McStroul.
Kylie Hall was born August 21, 2003. She is my 3rd cousin once removed.
Joseph Devalt and Catherine Diane Mallow, daughter of David Wade Mallow and Mary Alice Gauntt, were married August 21, 1982 in Maryland. Catherine is my 2nd cousin on my Gauntt line.
Ronald Gregory Myhan and Rebecca Kelly, daughter of Richard J. Kelly and Lois Elaine McStroul, were also married August 21, 1982, but on the other side of the country in Calabasas, Los Angeles County, California. Rebecca is the 1st cousin once removed of my aunt Mary McStroul.
Susannah Horner Gaunt, daughter of Samuel Gaunt, Jr. and Ann Horner, died August 21, 1892 in Pilesgrove, Salem County, New Jersey at the age of 68. She is my 3rd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.
Floyd Richard Williams, son of Preston Frank William and Priscilla Crawford, died August 21, 1936 in Muscogee County, Georgia at the age of 26. He is the grandfather of my not-quite-cousin Angela Williams.
Tina Rae Alexander, daughter of Phillip Charles Alexander and Jessie Ozley Easlick, died August 21, 1975 in Maryland at the age of 16. She is my 4th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.
Bessie Brainin, daughter of Morris Brainin and Dorothy Rose Jaffe, died August 21, 1979, probably in New York, at the age of about 84. She is my great-grandaunt.
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