Lunica Gyer Busenbark

Femaleabout 1853–

Brief Life History of Lunica Gyer

When Lunica Gyer Busenbark was born about 1853, in Honey Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Henry Daniel Busenbark, was 23 and her mother, Martha Jane Epperson, was 23.

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Henry Daniel Busenbark
Martha Jane Epperson
Lunica Gyer Busenbark
Henry Isaac Busenbark
Martha Lunica Busenbark
Elias Monroe Busenbark
Sidney Alonza Busenbark
Lenord Busenbark
Daniel Alexander Busenbark
Margaret Luella Busenbark
Robert Adelbert Busenbark

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    World Events (3)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 4

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 10

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an Americanized form of German Busenberg, a habitational name from a place so named near Kaiserslautern.

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

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