Simon Krebs died on what would have been the 75th birthday of his wife, Dorothea Schiffer. I suppose in its own way it was fortunate that she had died twelve years earlier, so her birthday wasn't ruined for the rest of her life.
Dorothea/Dorel Schiffer, daughter of Daniel Schiffer/Schifferer and Henriette Mayer/Hollander, was born October 12, 1803 in Tarnowitz, Obersilesia, Prussia. She is the great-great-grandmother of my aunt Mary McStroul and her sister Jean McStroul and the 3x-great-grandmother of my 1st cousin Todd Meckler, my not-quite-cousin Angela Williams, and Mindy McStroul.
Murray Harold Pollack, son of Isaac Pollack and Bessie Brainin, was born October 12, 1930 in the Bronx, Bronx County, New York. He is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Brainin line.
William Michael Gaunt, son of Reuben Lewallen Gaunt and Dorothy Selace, was born October 12, 1947 in New Jersey. He is my 5th cousin via the Gaunts.
Catherine Mary Gwin was born October 12, 1954 in Ruslip-Northwood, Middlesex, England. She is the wife of Francis Lynn Neborsky, son of Francis Neborsky and Mildred Alice Sellers, who is my half 1st cousin.
John Wickham, son of Robert Edward Wickham and Patricia Hehir, was born October 12, 1955 in New Jersey. He is the 3rd cousin of my half-sister Laura Sellers on her Bowen line through the Wickhams.
Marc Wesley Mallow, son of David Wade Mallow and Mary Alice Gauntt, was born October 12, 1959 in New Jersey. He is my 2nd cousin via the Gauntts.
Philip Stent and Emily Heath, daughter of George Heath and Martha Stuart, were married October 12, 1818 in Hambledon, Surrey, England. Emily is the 3x-great-grandaunt of my aunt Mary McStroul and her sister Jean McStroul and the 4x-great-grandaunt of my 1st cousin Todd Meckler and my not-quite-cousin Angela Williams.
Myles Allen, son of Clarence Allen, Jr. and Grace Stagnato, and Donna M. Whitesell were married October 12, 1986 in Ewing Township, Mercer County, New Jersey. Myles is my 5h cousin 1x removed on my Gauntt line through the Allens.
Simon Krebs, son of Hirschel Krebs and Philippine Salamon, died October 12, 1878 in Gleiwitz, Obersilesia, Prussia at the age of 72. He is the great-great-grandfather of my aunt Mary McStroul and her sister Jean McStroul and the 3x-great-grandfather of my 1st cousin Todd Meckler, my not-quite-cousin Angela Williams, and Mindy McStroul.
Lela Maud Easlick, daughter of Allen Severs Easlick and Mary E. Shemeley, died October 12, 1971 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey at age of 70. She is my 3rd cousin 1x removed on my Gauntt line through the Easlicks.
Selma Belle Lubin died October 12, 1999 in Holmes, Dutchess County, New York at the age of 72. She was the wife of Sydney Brainin, son of Max Joseph Brainin and Nellie Doctor, who is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Brainin line.