Sunday, October 10, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: October 10

David Tennenhouse's brother Joel's anniversary is October 9 (in 1988).  I wonder how their wedding dates ended up being so close.


Ann Ridgway, daughter of Thomas Ridgway and Ann Pharo, was born October 10, 1710, likely in New Jersey.  She is my 6th-great-grandmother.

Francis Maria Bowen was born October 10, 1901 in South Orange, Essex County, New Jersey.  He is the maternal grandfather of my half-sister Laura Sellers.

Benjamin Oscar Gauntt, son of Clifford Benjamin Gauntt and Bertha May Garron, was born October 10, 1923 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington or Gloucester County.  He is my half 3rd cousin 1x removed on my Gauntt line.

Elwin Garry Gaunt, son of Everett Elwin Gaunt and Selma Loretta Larsen, was born October 10, 1942 in Alameda County, California.  He is my 5th cousin 1x removed via the Gaunts.

Martha Diana Gaunt, daughter of Mark Wayne Gaunt and Minnie Louise Lotter, was born October 10, 1947 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.  She is my 6th cousin via the Gaunts.

Eydie B. Yngber was born October 10, 1974.  She is my cousin, I just haven't figured out the exact connection yet.  But I know it's there!

Mikaela Deena Garfinkel was born October 10, 1992.  She is my 4th cousin.


Charles R. Gaunt, son of Benjamin Franklin Gaunt and Elizabeth K. Frazer, and Anna B. Folwell were married October 10, 1865 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  Charles is my 2nd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Terry McCarty and Sharon Mae Carter, daughter of Clarence Carter and Malinda Mae Allen, were married October 10, 1982 in Hamiltown Township, Mercer County, New Jersey.  Sharon is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line via the Allens.

David Lawrence Tennenhouse, son of Arnold Tennenhouse and Faye Garfinkel, and Orna Resnekov were married October 10, 1994.  David is my 4th cousin on my Meckler line via the Garfinkels.


Hannah Lewallen died October 10, 1840 in Marlton, Burlington County, New Jersey at the age of about 51.  She was the wife of Reuben T. Gaunt, son of Hananiah Gaunt and Rebecca Mulliner, who is my 3x-great-granduncle.

Margaret E. Gillogly died October 10, 1934 in Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana at the age of 70.  She was the wife of William Allen Gaunt, son of John B. Gaunt and Priscilla Dye, who is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

George Dayton Frake, son of Dayton G. Frake and Alice E. Gaunt, died October 10, 1995 in Burlington Township, Burlington County, New Jersey at the age of 80.  He is my 3rd cousin 1x removed via the Gaunts.

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