Almira Unger

11 October 1847–7 December 1907 (Age 60)
Oakfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Almira

When Almira Unger was born on 11 October 1847, in Oakfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, her father, Christian Unger, was 33 and her mother, Ann Sauers, was 30. She had at least 2 daughters with Edward H Jones. She died on 7 December 1907, in Oakfield Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Rockford, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward H Jones
Almira Unger
Mabel R. Jones
Myrtie Jones

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Christian Unger


    Ann Sauers




    Rebecca Unger


    William Unger


    Susanna Susan A. Unger


    Elizabeth Unger


    Louisa Unger


+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 7

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

German, Jewish (Ashkenazic), and Slovenian: ethnic name for a Hungarian or a nickname for someone who had trade relations with Hungary, from the ethnic term Unger ‘Hungarian’ ( see Ungar ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Almira Jones in household of Edward H Jones, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Almira Unger in household of Christian Unger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Almira Unger in entry for Wm. M. Parhurst and Mabel R. Jones, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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