Saturday, August 7, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: August 7

Half of the people on today's list are spouses of my relatives, which is unusual.


Priscilla Dye was born August 7, 1828 in Ohio.  She was the wife of John B. Gaunt, son of John Gaunt and Euphemia Thornton, who is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Norma Marguerite Prusso was born August 7, 1901 in California, possibly in Alameda County.  She was the wife of Walter Everett Gaunt, son of James Knox Polk Gaunt and Sarah Naomi Boone, who is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

James Kirkland Gauntt, son of Thomas Kirkland Gauntt and Jane Dunstan, was born August 7, 1905 in Masonville, Burlington County, New Jersey.  He is my granduncle.

David Wylie Hall was born August 7, 1964.  He is my 3rd cousin.

Mariah Lorraine Gordon was born August 7, 1993.  She is my 3rd cousin also.


Murray Elliot Perlman, son of Abraham Sam Perlman and Stella Joffe, and Helen Ruth Greenebaum were married August 7, 1949 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California.  Murray is my 3rd cousin once removed on my Nowicki line through the Perlmans.


Jacob Persoff died August 7, 1989 in Manhattan, New York County, New York at the age of 77.  He was the husband of Frieda Schneiderman, daughter of Sam Schneiderman and Annie Rachel Petranovsky, who is my 1st cousin 3x removed on my Schneiderman line.

Charles Robert Clark, son of Oren Wilson Clark and Anna G. Gaunt, died August 7, 2007 in La Fontaine, Wabash County, Indiana at the age of 86.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Frederick T. Bodenberg died August 7, 2009 in Chambersburg, Franklin County, Pennsylvania at the age of 90.  He was the husband of Elizabeth Frances Hoyer, daughter of Rollin Henry Hoyer and Bessie Florence Schwier, who is my 6th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line through the Schwiers.

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