William W Gunter SR

12 October 1845–11 September 1936 (Age 90)
Fentress, Tennessee, United States

The Life of William W

When William W Gunter SR was born on 12 October 1845, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Wilson Gunter, was 36 and his mother, Cyntha A Knight, was 30. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Frankie J. Ray. He lived in Civil District 1, Pickett, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Pickett, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 11 September 1936, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Moodyville, Pickett, Tennessee, United States.

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William W Gunter SR
Frankie J. Ray
William W Gunter
Lady A Gunter
Rosa Mae Gunter

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 25

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • William Gunter in household of William Gunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Gunter in household of Wilson Gunter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William M Gunter, "United States Census, 1920"

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