Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: October 6

I have noticed the spelling Ethyl many times in my family tree for women in the 19th century and earlier.  I wonder when it shifted to Ethel?


Ethyl May Votaw, daughter of Daniel W. Votaw and Louisa Gaunt, was born October 6, 1887 in Wabash County, Indiana.  She is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Owen M. Walker was born October 6, 1911 in New Point, Decatur County, Indiana.  He was the husband of Marguerite Maureen Thackeray, daughter of Logan Thackeray and Virginia Steele, who is my 5th cousin 2x removed on my Gauntt line through the Thackerays.

Thomas Daniel Swain, son of Thomas Daniel Swain and Rachel Anna Armstrong, was born October 6, 1919 in Norfolk City, Virginia.  He is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Armstrong line.

Wanda Joan Hutson, daughter of Calvin William Hutson and Berdella Martha Elisa Abplanalp, was born October 6, 1932 in Penntown, Ripley County, Indiana.  She is my 6th cousin 1x removed on my Gauntt line through the Hutsons.

Zena Koffman was born October 6, 1949 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  She is the wife of David Lieff, son of Sam Lieff and Libby Kardish, who is my 2nd cousin 1x removed on my Gorodetsky line via the Kardishes.

Bonnie Sue Sellers, daughter of George Russell Sellers and Joan Barbara Haypak, was born October 6, 1954 in Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.  She is my 2nd cousin on my Sellers line.

Katherine Rose Pavao was born October 6, 1971.  She is my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Anthony John Foster was born October 6, 1985.  He is also my 5th cousin 2x removed.

Lucas James Pollack was born October 6, 1991.  He is my 3rd cousin.


Donald Lawrence Lederman, son of Gabriel William Lederman and Anna Gordon (originally Chantse Gorodetsky), and Miriam Jaffe were married October 6, 1951 in Bronx, Bronx County, New York.  Donald is my 1st cousin 2x removed via the Gorodetskys.

William Thomas Spencer III, son of William Thomas Spencer, Jr. and Jeanette E. Hudson, and Robin Ellis were married October 6, 1972.  William III is my 5th cousin 1x removed on my Gauntt line via the Hudsons.


Henriette Mayer/Hollander died October 6, 1827 in Gleiwitz, Obersilesia, Prussia at the age of 51.  She is the 3x-great-grandmother of my aunt Mary McStroul and her sister Jean McStroul and the 4x-great-grandmother of my 1st cousin Todd Meckler, not-quite-cousin Angela Williams, and Mindy McStroul.

Mary Sheets died October 6, 1873 in Salem Township, Columbiana County, Ohio at the age of 69.  She was the wife of Benjamin Gaunt, son of Jacob Gaunt and Hannah Holmes, who is my 1st cousin 5x removed via the Gaunts.

Jacob Gaunt, son of Joseph Gaunt and Phoebe Emily Severn, died October 6, 1908 in Dunkirk, Jay County, Indiana at the age of 81.  He is my 2nd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Chauncey P. "Mack" Gaunt, son of Arthur Lee Gaunt and Rachel Lavinia Stutsman, died October 6, 1964 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana at the age of 68.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

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