Samuel Woodson Gunter

29 April 1910–14 March 1985 (Age 74)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Samuel Woodson

When Samuel Woodson Gunter was born on 29 April 1910, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, John A Gunter, was 31 and his mother, Roxie Carroll, was 26. He died on 14 March 1985, in Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Samuel Woodson Gunter
Evelyn Howell

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    Roxie Carroll




World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 8

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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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Sources (3)

  • Sam W Gunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel W Gunter in household of John Gunter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • S W Gunter in entry for Mr John A Gunter, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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