Friday, September 17, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: September 17

My sister was lucky enough to have her grandson born on her birthday (only a few years apart!).


John Corwin Gaunt, son of Ner Gaunt and Agnes Corwin, was born September 17, 1838 in Ohio.  He is my 3rd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Antonie Krebs, son of Isaac Krebs and Frederika Weiss, was born September 17, 1871 in Obersilesia, Prussia.  He is the granduncle of my aunt Mary McStroul.and the great-granduncle of Mindy McStroul and my 1st cousin Todd Meckler.

William Bounds Gauntt, Sr., son of Reuben Lewallen Gauntt and Lucy Bounds, was born September 17, 1887 in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.  He is my 3rd cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line.

Harvey Kardish, son of Israel Kardish and Eva Feldberg, was born September 17, 1953 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  He is my 2nd cousin once removed on my Gorodetsky line through the Kardishes.

Laura Lynn Sellers, daughter of Bertram Lynn Sellers, Jr. and Mary Lou Jocelyn Bowen, was born September 17, 1957 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my sissie-poo!

Dawn Woolworth was born September 17, 1972.  She is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Hillary Alexander Downey was born September 17, 1984.  He is also my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Michelle Lee Sinnreich was born September 17, 1989.  She is my 3rd cousin.

Adriane Amelia Baade was born September 17, 1992.  She is my 2nd cousin once removed.

Zachary Alexander Kent was born September 17, 2001.  He is my grandnephew.


Reuben Lewallen and Sarah Gaunt, daughter of Joseph Gaunt and Elizabeth Borton, were married September 17, 1799, probably in New Jersey.  Sarah is my 4x-great-grandaunt.

Henry S. Purdy, son of Simeon Purdy and Mary A. Gaunt, and Amy Newbold Hancock were married September 13, 1853 in Burlington, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Henry is my 2nd cousin 3x remoed via the Gaunts.

Allen Severs Easlick, son of Jonathan Easlick and Susannah Sever, and Mary E. Shemeley were married September 17, 1887 in Northampton, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Allen is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.


Doba Ajzner, daughter of Itzhak Leib Ajzner and Sora Rivka Mekler, died September 17, 1972 (yahrzeit 9 Tishri) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She is my 1st cousin 3x removed via the Meklers and the aunt of my dear cousin Esther Garfinkel.

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