Triphena Hunsicker

29 September 1834–22 April 1857 (Age 22)
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Triphena

When Triphena Hunsicker was born on 29 September 1834, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Peter Hunsicker, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Bachman, was 33. She married David G. Kistler about 1855, in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 22 April 1857, in Lynn Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in New Tripoli, Lynn Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

David G. Kistler
Triphena Hunsicker
Marriage: about 1855
Medina Elizabeth Kistler
Sarah Elizabeth Kistler

Spouse and Children

    David G. Kistler



about 1855
Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


    Medina Elizabeth Kistler


    Sarah Elizabeth Kistler


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (2)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

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

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Swiss German Hunziker .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Drafana Hunsicker in household of Peter Hunsicker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Triphena Hunsicker Kistler, "Find A Grave Index"

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