Martha Louise Gunter

26 September 1915–13 October 1988 (Age 73)
American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of Martha Louise

When Martha Louise Gunter was born on 26 September 1915, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Samuel Gunter, was 40 and her mother, Beatrice Elsie Wright, was 30. She married Carroll Julius Moench Sr. on 29 May 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 13 October 1988, at the age of 73, and was buried in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States.

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Carroll Julius Moench Sr.
Martha Louise Gunter
Marriage: 29 May 1939

Spouse and Children

29 May 1939
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States



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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

Age 6

Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

German (also Gunther, Günt(h)er) and English: from the Germanic personal name Gunter (Old French Gontier), composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’.

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

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  • Martha Louise Gunter in household of Samuel Gunter, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Martha Louise Gunter in household of Samuel Gunter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martha Louise Gunter in household of Samuel Gunter, "United States Census, 1930"

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