Thomas Gunter

Male19 July 1808–9 April 1877

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Gunter was born on 19 July 1808, in Virginia, United States, his father, Thomas N Gunter, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ware, was 30. He married Nancy Yates on 5 June 1830, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Ravanna, Mercer, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 9 April 1877, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Brantley Cemetery, Ravanna Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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Thomas Gunter
Nancy Yates
Marriage: 5 June 1830
Mary Jane Gunter
William Anderson Gunter
Isaac N. Gunter
Sarah E. Gunter
John Fletcher Gunter
Rachel Ann Gunter
Marion Moses Gunter
Hinson H. Gunter
Morrison Gunter
Monroe Gunter
Wiley Dunn Gunter
Garret G. Gunter
Thomas Fillmore Gunter

Sources (15)

  • Thomas Gunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Gunter, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Thomas Gunter, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1830Putnam, Indiana, United States
  • Children (13)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · Monumental Church Built

    Age 4

    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 22

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    German (mainly Günter) and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Gunter (Old French Gontier), composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Compare Guenter .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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