Frank Prosper Guenther

Brief Life History of Frank Prosper

When Frank Prosper Guenther was born on 9 February 1903, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Frank Charles Guenther, was 26 and his mother, Cecelia Braxida Wilm, was 22. He married Evangeline Rose Boesen on 17 June 1935, in Douglas, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Leaf Valley Township, Douglas, Minnesota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 3 October 1985, in Parkers Prairie, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, United States.

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Frank Prosper Guenther
Evangeline Rose Boesen
Marriage: 17 June 1935
Allen Donald Guenther
Gerald Delmar Guenther

Sources (12)

  • Frank P Guenther, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Prosper Guenther, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"
  • Frank P. Guenther, "Minnesota, Douglas County, Obituaries, 1860-1990"

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Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Fritz, Gerhard, Lutz, Christoph, Helmut, Klaus, Manfred, Oskar, Ulrich.

German (Günther): from an ancient Germanic personal name composed of gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Compare Gunther .

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

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