Monday, November 22, 2021

Events in My Family Tree: November 15

Frances Williamson was born on the 38th wedding anniversary of her maternal grandparents, Joel and Catherine Armstrong.  Joel died in 1854; Catherine died between 1860 and 1870, so she may have lived to see her granddaughter born.


Reuben Cooper Gaunt, son of Reuben Lewallen Gaunt and Jane Weatherby, was born November 15, 1845 in New Jersey, probably in Burlington County.  He is my 2nd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Frances Williamson, daughter of Amos Williamson and Rebecca Armstrong, was born November 15, 1861 in Columbus, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my 1st cousin 4x removed on my Armstrong line.

Maud Elizabeth Gaunt, daughter of Jacob B. Gaunt and Sarah C. Plume, was born November 14, 1894 in Moorestown, Burlington County, New Jersey.  She is my half 3rd cousin 1x removed via the Gaunts.

Morris Gordon (originally Moishe Gorodetsky), son of Avigdor Gorodetsky and Esther Leah Schneiderman, was born November 15, 1908 in Kishinev, Bessarabia, Russian Empire (now Chisinau, Moldova).  He is my great-granduncle.

Roscoe Freeman Hutson, son of Earl Morris Hutson and Catherine Corenne Utley, was born November 15, 1915 in Brookston, White County, Indiana.  He is my 6th cousin 1x removed on my Gauntt line through the Hutsons.

Oren Wilson Clark, Jr., son of Oren Wilson Clark and Anna G. Gaunt, was born November 15, 1917 in La Fontaine, Wabash County, Indiana.  He is my 4th cousin 2x removed via the Gaunts.

Beatrice Furman, daughter of Benjamin Furman and Sarah Meckler, was born November 15, 1921 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  She is my 1st cousin 1x removed on my Meckler line.

Virginia Carolyn Petersen was born November 15, 1941 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.  She was the wife of David Lester Gauntt, son of Irving Lester Gauntt and Mildred Hoffman Childs, who is my 5th cousin on my Gauntt line.

Jane Anne Gaunt, daughter of Burman J. Gaunt and Gretchen K. C. Hopman, was born November 15, 1945 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana.  She is my 6th cousin via the Gaunts.

Jonathan Wade Mallow, son of David Wade Mallow and Mary Alice Gauntt, was born November 15, 1953 in Maryland.  He is my 2nd cousin on my Gauntt line.

Karla L. Behr, daughter of Jack Behr and Sarah Clarice Higgins, was born November 15, 1961 in Yuba County, California.  She is my 6th cousin on my Gauntt line via the Higginses.

Kenneth Spencer Perlman was born November 15, 1969.  He is my 3rd cousin.

Michael L. Gaunt was born November 15, 1973.  He is my 3rd cousin.


Joel Armstrong and Catherine Stackhouse were married November 15, 1823 in Mount Holly, Burlington County, New Jersey.  They are my 4x-great-grandparents, and I unfortunately have not yet learned the names of either of their parents.

Cornelius Corbin Gaunt, son of Ner Gaunt and Elizabeth G. Miller, and Waymon P. Rochell were married November 15, 1914 in Lawrence County, Tennessee.  Cornelius is my 3rd cousin 3x removed via the Gaunts.

Karl Perlman (originally Perlmutter), son of Eli Maishe Perlmutter and Ethel Nowicki, and Paula Geller were married November 15, 1923 in Manhattan, New York County, New York.  Karl is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Nowicki line.

Seymour Lipstein and Ruth Pollack, daughter of Isaac Pollack and Bessie Brainin, were married November 15, 1947 in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York.  Ruth is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Brainin line.

Richard J. Kelly and Lois Elaine McStroul, daughter of Fred Lincoln McStroul and Belle Silberman, were married November 15, 1958 in Clark County, Nevada.  Lois is the 1st cousin of my aunt Mary McStroul and her sister Jean McStroul and the 1st cousin 1x removed of my 1st cousin Todd Meckler and my not-quite-cousin Angela Williams.

Andrew John Fertig and Jenepher Hlynn Ellis were married November 15, 1986.  Jenepher is my 2nd cousin 1x removed.

John Kushner, son of Myrim Kushner and Chaye Golubchik, and Hazzel Dubek were married November 15, 2005 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  John is my 3rd cousin 1x removed on my Gorodetsky line via the Golubchiks.


Rachel Gaunt, daughter of John Gaunt and Elizabeth Kirby, died November 15, 1870 in Gloucester County, New Jersey at the age of 70.  She is my 3rd cousin 4x removed via the Gaunts.

Michael L. Gaunt died November 15, 1973.  He is my 3rd cousin.

Israel Garfinkel, son of Yikusee'ael Koifman Gorfinkel and Sora Rivka Mekler, died November 15, 1985 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada at the age of about 73.  He is my 2nd cousin 2x removed on my Mekler line.

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