Emma Zundel

about 1798–
Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Emma

When Emma Zundel was born about 1798, in Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Isaac Zundel, was 23 and her mother, Sarah, was 21. She married Robert Peirce in 1857, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States.

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Robert Peirce
1797–1884
Emma Zundel
1798–
Marriage: 1857

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1857
Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Isaac Zundel

    Male1775–Male

    Sarah

    Female1777–Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 14

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 32

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

German (also Zündel): from a diminutive of Zunder, a metonymic occupational name for a seller of kindling wood, from Middle High German zunder ‘tinder’.

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

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