Homer Lunger

1842–Male
Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life of Homer

When Homer Lunger was born in 1842, in Fountain, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Lunger, was 18 and his mother, Lydia E. Brown, was 13.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Lunger
1824–1893
Lydia E. Brown
1829–1892
Homer Lunger
1842–
Maria Lunger
1844–1924
Maria Ola Lunger
1844–1867
Harris A. Lunger
1847–
Abigail Lunger
1849–1849
Frederick Lunger
1851–1856
James Lunger
1853–1853
Mary Josephine Lunger
1855–1881
Jane Lunger
1857–
William H Lunger
1859–1880
Josephine Lunger
1860–
Harriet Lunger
1863–1864
Martha E. Lunger
1865–
Alexander Lunger
1869–
Mariah Lunger
1875–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 9

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1863

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Lunge ‘lungs’ + the agent suffix -er, most likely one of the surnames selected at random from vocabulary words by government officials at the time when surnames became compulsory.

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

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