Elisabetha Kunkel

15 June 1807–29 March 1872 (Age 64)
Lewisberry, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Elisabetha

When Elisabetha Kunkel was born on 15 June 1807, in Lewisberry, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Heinrich Kunkel II, was 21 and her mother, Elizabeth Anna Miller, was 18. She married William Henry Sunday in 1827, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mifflin, Mifflin Township, Ashland, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 29 March 1872, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Sunday
1802–1860
Elisabetha Kunkel
1807–1872
Marriage: 1827
Mary Ann Sunday
1819–1880
Wesley Sunday
1834–1899
Jefferson Sunday
1834–1920
Andreas Thorsen Sunday
1835–1900
William Ashley Sunday Sr
1839–1862
Peter Sunday
1843–
Amanda Lindsay Sunday
1846–1901
Henry LEVI Sunday
1859–1931

Spouse and Children

    William Henry Sunday

    Male1802–1860Male

    Female1807–1872Female

MARRIAGE
1827
York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Female1819–1880Female

    Wesley Sunday

    Male1834–1899Male

    Jefferson Sunday

    Male1834–1920Male

    Andreas Thorsen Sunday

    Male1835–1900Male

    William Ashley Sunday Sr

    Male1839–1862Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 3

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German kunkel ‘spindle’, ‘distaff’ (from Late Latin conicula, conucula diminutive of conus ‘cone’, ‘peg’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spindles or a spinner or alternatively a nickname for a tall thin person. 2. from a medieval German personal name, a pet form of Kuno ( see Kuhn ). 3. possibly from Low German kunkel ‘dugout’, ‘shelter’, or ‘deep water’, of uncertain application: perhaps a topographic name. 4. ( Künkel ): habitational name from a manor near Eisenack (Thuringia) or Erkelenz (Westphalia).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Sunday in household of Jefferson Sunday, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Sunday in household of Henry Sunday, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elisabeth Sunday in household of Henry Sunday, "United States Census, 1850"

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