James Henry Gunter

10 August 1857–10 June 1898 (Age 40)
Ouachita, Arkansas, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Gunter was born on 10 August 1857, in Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, his father, James Benjamin Gunter, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Ann Laseter, was 22. He married Martha Frances W Buffington on 1 February 1877, in Columbia Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Columbia, Arkansas, United States in 1877. He died on 10 June 1898, at the age of 40, and was buried in Shiloh Cemetery, Lamartine, Columbia, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Gunter
1857–1898
Martha Frances W Buffington
1858–1947
Marriage: 1 February 1877
Lizzie Fellows Gunter
1878–1938
Wiley Ezra Gunter
1879–1965
Cora Belle Gunter
1882–1978
Annie Louise Gunter
1883–1967
Ruth Gunter
1885–
James Alfred Gunter Sr
1888–1972
John Ross Gunter
1890–1966
Warren Hartsfield Gunter
1892–1960
Franklin Pierce "Frank" Gunter
1894–1982
Henry Gunter
1896–1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1877
Columbia Township, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

    James Benjamin Gunter

    Male1833–1880Male

    Margaret Ann Laseter

    Female1834–1912Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1861

Age 4

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 13

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • James H Gunter in entry for John Ross Gunter, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • James H Gunter, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • James H. Gunter, "Arkansas Marriages, 1837-1944"

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