Isaac Eberhard David Zundel

17 November 1840–27 January 1920 (Age 79)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac Eberhard David

When Isaac Eberhard David Zundel was born on 17 November 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Johann Jakob Zundel, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Forstner, was 31. He married Elizabeth Jane Harding on 30 September 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900 and La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 27 January 1920, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Eastwood IOOF Cemetery, Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Isaac Eberhard David Zundel
Idumea Hunsaker
Marriage: 11 October 1883
Eberhart Lorenzo Zundel
Irvin Zundel
Earl Zundel
La Von Zundel
Harold Zundel
Weldon Zundel
Golden Zundel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 1
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries - 1861: Baker, Oregon, United States; 1864: Union, Oregon, United States

    Name Meaning

    German (also Zündel): from a diminutive of Zunder, a metonymic occupational name for a seller of kindling wood, from Middle High German zunder ‘tinder’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Baptism of Fort Washakie Indians - Summer 1880

    Isaac Zundel was chosen Bishop over the Shoshone Indians, with Alexander Hunsaker and Moroni Ward as counselors. The white men had learned the Indian language and could converse with them easily. Many …

    Sources (45)

    • Isaac Gundle in household of Jacob Zundle, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Isaac Zundel in entry for Phebe Ann Zundel Ward, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Isaac Zundell, "United States Census, 1870"

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