Rowena Ella Gunter

2 November 1870–20 April 1931 (Age 60)
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rowena Ella

When Rowena Ella Gunter was born on 2 November 1870, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jasper Sevier Gunter, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Cody, was 24. She married Philetus Jackson McCracken on 12 December 1894, in Crabtree, Haywood, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She died on 20 April 1931, in Crabtree, Haywood, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Upper Crabtree Community Cemetery, Clyde, Haywood, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philetus Jackson McCracken
1866–1946
Rowena Ella Gunter
1870–1931
Marriage: 12 December 1894
Gladys McCracken
1896–1914
Chancy E. McCracken
1896–1896
Mina McCracken
1897–1897
Alberta M. McCracken
1898–1918
Elfleda B. McCracken
1901–1995
Marion Christine McCracken
1904–1995
Jacqueline McCracken
1907–2001
Hiram John McCracken
1910–2003
Gladys Nona McCracken
1913–1992
Grace Lucille McCrakcen
1916–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 December 1894
Crabtree, Haywood, North Carolina, United States
children

(10)

    Gladys McCracken

    Female1896–1914Female

    Chancy E. McCracken

    Male1896–1896Male

    Mina McCracken

    Female1897–1897Female

    Alberta M. McCracken

    Female1898–1918Female

    Female1901–1995Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 7

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Rowena Mccracken in household of Phletz Mccracken, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rowena Mccracken in household of Philetus Mccracken, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rowena Mccracken in household of Philetus Mccracken, "United States Census, 1920"

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