William Gunter

Brief Life History of William

William Gunter was born in 1867, in Tennessee, United States. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Cordelia D. Wise. He lived in Civil District 2, Scott, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Scott, Tennessee, United States in 1930.

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William Gunter
Cordelia D. Wise
Alta Malinda Gunter
Viola Gunter
James Gunter
Hattie Elizabeth Gunter
Velma Mae Gunter
Elbert Clyde Gunter
Millard F. Gunter
William Guy Gunter

Sources (7)

  • William Gunter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wm Gunner in entry for Chester Thompson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Will Gunther, "United States Census, 1920"

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German (mainly Günter) and English: from the ancient Germanic personal name Gunter (Old French Gontier), composed of the elements gund ‘battle’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Compare Guenter .

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

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