Oral Finley Gunter

Male3 April 1880–8 December 1974

Brief Life History of Oral Finley

When Oral Finley Gunter was born on 3 April 1880, in Missouri, United States, his father, Garret G. Gunter, was 27 and his mother, Frances Miller, was 23. He married Mary Francis Rimpley in 1908. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lincoln, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 7, Glenn, California, United States in 1940. He died on 8 December 1974, in Paradise, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Paradise Cemetery, Paradise, Butte, California, United States.

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Oral Finley Gunter
Mary Francis Rimpley
Marriage: 1908
Garland Monroe Gunter
Bernard Chester Gunter
Ethel May Gunter

Sources (13)

  • Oral Gunths in household of Garrett G Gunths, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Oral Finley Gunter, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Oral F Gunter, "United States Census, 1940"

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    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1884: Garfield, Nebraska, United States

    1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

    Age 11

    Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 26

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    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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