David H Runyan

May 1861–2 January 1943 (Age 81)
Indiana, United States

The Life of David H

When David H Runyan was born in May 1861, in Indiana, United States, his father, James Cornton Runyan, was 36 and his mother, Harriet Elizabeth Coons, was 25. He married Sarah Sally Winkler about 1886. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 2 January 1943, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

David H Runyan
Sarah Sally Winkler
Marriage: about 1886
Charles Leo Runyan
Herbert Runyan

Spouse and Children


    Sarah Sally Winkler


about 1886


Parents and Siblings



    William Loud Runyan


    James P. Runyan


    Isaac N. Runyan




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 10

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 24

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David H Runyan in household of William M Carter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David H Runyan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David H Runyan in household of George Mcmillen, "United States Census, 1900"

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