Joseph Baird Kungle

24 March 1828–29 September 1899 (Age 71)
Thornbury Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Joseph Baird

When Joseph Baird Kungle was born on 24 March 1828, in Thornbury Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abner Kungle, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Harmer, was 22. He had at least 2 sons and 7 daughters with Susanna B Stackhouse. He lived in New Garden, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Hopkins Township, Whiteside, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. He died on 29 September 1899, in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 71.

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Joseph Baird Kungle
Susanna B Stackhouse
Emma Kungle
Charles Walter Kungle
Martha S Kungle
Anna Kungle
Bertha Elizabeth Kungle
George G Kungle
Jennie Kungle
Cathryn Kungle
Katie Edith Kungle

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 4

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 20

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Mungall in Stirlingshire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph B Kungh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J B Kungle, "Illinois State Census, 1865"
  • Joseph B Runkle, "United States Census, 1860"

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