John Frances Hunsaker

3 March 1895–11 March 1986 (Age 91)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Frances

When John Frances Hunsaker was born on 3 March 1895, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Lincoln Hunsaker, was 29 and his mother, Alice Mary Church, was 25. He married Gladys Renshaw Hunsaker on 18 March 1921, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Beverly Hills Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 11 March 1986, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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John Frances Hunsaker
Gladys Renshaw Hunsaker
Marriage: 18 March 1921
John Renshaw Hunsaker

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 11
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 24
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1643;2007: 3274; 2010: 5114)Americanized form of Swiss German Hunziker or of its German altered form Hunsicker . Compare Honsaker and Hunsucker .

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

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Sources (5)

  • John Travers Hunsaker in entry for John Renshaw Hunsaker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • John F Hunsaker in household of Robert L Hunsaker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Frances Hunsaker, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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