Friday, August 6, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: August 6

Jimmy Bowen was born on his grandfather John Francis Gaynor's 62nd birthday.  I hope they celebrated together more than once.


John Miller Gaunt, son of George Horner Gaunt and Emily A. Miller, was born August 6, 1858 in Greenwich Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey.  He is my 4th cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Lewis C. Galbraith was born August 6, 1875 in Indiana.  He was the husband of Dora Ann Kirtlan, daughter of Homer Astwood Kirtlan and Elizabeth H. Gaunt, who is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

John Francis Gaynor, son of James P. Gaynor and Mary Guynan, was born August 6, 1879 in New York, probably in Manhattan.  He is the great-grandfather of my half-sister Laura Sellers.

Mary Virginia Gaunt, daughter of Hananiah Selah Gaunt and Margaret S. Scott, was born August 6, 1881 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County.  She is my 1st cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

James Paul Bowen, son of Paul Sayer Bowen and Catherine C. Corley, was born August 6, 1941 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.  Jimmy is the 1st cousin once removed of my half-sister Laura Sellers on her Bowen line.

Alon Joshua Halbrich was born August 6, 1982.  He is my 4th cousin once removed.

Todd Louis Yurkovic was born August 6, 1991.  He is my 3rd cousin once removed.

Adam Escher Sellers was born August 6, 2012.  He is my nephew.


Clara Mae Wright, daughter of George B. McClellan Wright and Pearl Ellen Slentz, died August 6, 1986 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana at the age of 90.  She is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Slentzes.

Lavonda Imogene Blaylock died August 6, 1992 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.  She was the wife of Harry Mark Gaunt, Jr., son of Harry Mark Gaunt, Sr. and Sarah Gayle Kirkendall, who is also my 5th cousin once removed, but directly through the Gaunts.

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