Sunday, August 8, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: August 8

In an interesting coincidence, all of the marriages on today's list are from my mother's side of the family.


Aloha Emily Vaughn, daughter of John E. Vaughn and Bertha Florence Gaunt, was born August 8, 1918 in Kings County, California.  She is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Wayne Earl Gaunt, son of Clarence Meridith Gaunt and Mary Grace Stewart, was born August 8, 1921 in Kern County, Califorina.  He is also my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Linda Louise Gaunt, daughter of Burman J. Gaunt and Gretchen K. C. Hopman, was born August 8, 1949 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana.  She is my 6th cousin via the Gaunts.

Richard Frank Gaynor, son of Francis John Gaynor and Eileen Evelyn Mullaney, was born August 8, 1951 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.  He is the half 1st cousin once removed of my half-sister Laura Sellers.

Mack Anthony Sherman, son of Warren Sheward Sherman and Merle Gaunt, was born August 8, 1952, probably in Jay County, Indiana.  He is my 6th cousin via the Gaunts.

Patricia Eileen Guy, daughter of William Thomas Guy and Patricia Claire Gauntt, was born August 8, 1954, possibly in Pennsylvania.  She is my 5th cousin once removed on my Gauntt line.

Brent Robert Herendeen was born August 8, 1983.  He is my 6th cousin.

Aliza Bess Lerner was born August 8, 1991.  She is my 4th cousin once removed.

Gabriel Matthew Horner was born August 8, 1994.  He is my 3rd cousin.

Orin Michael Zohar was born August 8, 1995.  He is my 4th cousin once removed.


Morris Garfinkel, son of Yikusee'ael Koifman Gorfinkel and Sora Rivka Mekler, and Mirka Ajzner were married August 8, 1926 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  Morris is my 2nd cousin 2x removed via the Meklers and the father of my dear cousin Esther Garfinkel.

John Bernard Boyle and Janet Elaine Perlman, daughter of Morton Eli Perlman and Doris Bash, were married August 8, 1972 in St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada.  Janet is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Meckler line through the Perlmans.

Mitchell Lloyd Rubenstein and Gayle Gabrielle Lederman, daughter of Donald Lawrence Lederman and Miriam Jaffe, were married August 8, 1987 in Marlboro, Monmouth County, New Jersey.  Gayle is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Gorodetsky line through the Ledermans.


Joseph Mulliner died August 8, 1781 in Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey at the age of about 51.  He is the brother of Moses Mulliner, my 5th-great-grandfather, and therefore my 5th-great-granduncle.

Rebecah Gaunt, daughter of Reuben T. Gaunt and Hannah Lewallen, died August 8, 1819, most likely in New Jersey.  She is my 1st cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Elizabeth Ada Gaunt, daughter of Joseph L. Gaunt and Rebecca Elizabeth Coverly, died August 8, 1924, possibly in New Jersey, at the age of 21.  She is my 4th cousin once removed via the Gaunts.

John Robert Eckman, son of John Eckman and Martha Johnson Atkinson, died August 8, 1954 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey at the age of 56.  He is the paternal grandfather of my half 1st cousin Albert Lore.

William E. Gaunt, son of Ner Gaunt and Elizabeth C. Miller, died August 8, 1957 in Frankfort, Clinton County, Indiana at the age of 84.  He is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

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