Garret G. Gunter

Male6 March 1853–20 November 1939

Brief Life History 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

Sources (14)

  • Garret Gunter in household of Thomas Gunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Garret G Gunter, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Garrett G Gunths, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.


    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 (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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