Garret G. Gunter

6 March 1853–20 November 1939 (Age 86)
Mercer, Missouri, United States

The Life of Garret G.

When Garret G. Gunter was born on 6 March 1853, in Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, Thomas Gunter, was 44 and his mother, Nancy Yates, was 39. He married Frances Miller in 1874. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Garfield, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Arnold, Custer, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 20 November 1939, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Arnold, Custer, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Garret G. Gunter
Frances Miller
Marriage: 1874
Leonard Erastus Gunter
Lawrence W. Gunter
Oral Finley Gunter
Frank Owen Gunter
Bert Guy Gunter
Clara Gunter
Maude Valora Gunter
Baby Gunter
Mr. Gunter

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Parents and Siblings




    William Anderson Gunter


    Isaac N. Gunter


    Sarah E. Gunter


    John Fletcher Gunter


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World Events (8)

1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon

Age 4

The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

German (also Gunther, Günt(h)er) and English: from the Germanic personal name Gunter (Old French Gontier), composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Garret Gunter in household of Thomas Gunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Garrett G Gunths, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Garett Gunter in household of Oral F Gunter, "United States Census, 1920"

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