Allen Collins Hunsaker

9 July 1840–26 October 1917 (Age 77)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Allen Collins

When Allen Collins Hunsaker was born on 9 July 1840, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Abraham Hunsaker, was 27 and his mother, Eliza Collins, was 23. He married Susannah Dunn on 24 April 1859, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 26 October 1917, in Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Collins Hunsaker
Eveline Silver Dunn
Marriage: 5 October 1868
Simeon Atwood Hunsaker
Lewis Hunsaker
Eva Louisa Hunsaker
Lillie Mary Hunsaker
Maud Emeline Hunsaker
Harriet Veressa Hunsaker
Ethel Hunsaker
Adaline Hunsaker
Letitia Hunsaker
Margaret Hunsaker
Susie Hunsaker
Aleen Hunsaker
Nephi Hunsaker
Oscar Hunsaker
Lorenzo Snow Hunsaker
Amy Hunsaker
Harold Hunsaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 8
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 21
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Hunziker or of its German altered form Hunsicker . Compare Honsaker and Hunsucker .

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

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    Allen Collins Hunsaker

    Written by Grandson, J.P. Christensen My grandfather was the son of Abraham Hunsaker and Eliza Collins Hunsaker. He was born at Payson, Adams co., Illinois, on July 9, 1840. He was seven years ol …

    Sources (61)

    • Allen Collins Hunsaker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Allan C. in entry for Lorenzo Snow Hunsaker and Ella Blanche Larsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Allen C. Hunsacker in entry for Evelyn Dunn Hunsacker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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