Cyrus Elmer Kunkel

20 November 1885–22 March 1953 (Age 67)
Stone Bluff, Van Buren Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cyrus Elmer

When Cyrus Elmer Kunkel was born on 20 November 1885, in Stone Bluff, Van Buren Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States, his father, Jacob Adam Kunkle, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Ann Fowler, was 31. He married Angieline Oyler on 24 June 1906, in Fountain, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Yakima, Washington, United States in 1935 and Orting Election Precinct 1, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 22 March 1953, in Sunnyside, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Orting, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Elmer Kunkel
1885–1953
Angieline Oyler
1888–1966
Marriage: 24 June 1906
Alice Mae Kunkel
1907–1976
Arthur Elmer Kunkel
1908–1967
Thelma Marie Kunkel
1910–1997
Grace Kunkel
1912–1989
Grace Louise Kumkel
1912–1989
Glenn E. Kunkel
1914–1963
Lena Faye Kunkel
1916–2011
Dorothy Evelyn Kunkel
1917–1993
Charlotte Fern 'Lottie' Kunkel
1919–1977
Leslie Ralph Kunkle
1922–1987
Guy Kunkle
1925–1963
Betty Jean Kunkle
1926–1933
Eleanor Irene Kunkle
1930–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 June 1906
Fountain, Indiana, United States
children

(13)

    Female1907–1976Female

    Arthur Elmer Kunkel

    Male1908–1967Male

    Thelma Marie Kunkel

    Female1910–1997Female

    Grace Kunkel

    Female1912–1989Female

    Female1912–1989Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Adam Kunkle

    Male1851–1930Male

    Nancy Ann Fowler

    Female1853–1935Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 4

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle High German kunkel ‘spindle’, ‘distaff’ (from Late Latin conicula, conucula diminutive of conus ‘cone’, ‘peg’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of spindles or a spinner or alternatively a nickname for a tall thin person. 2. from a medieval German personal name, a pet form of Kuno ( see Kuhn ). 3. possibly from Low German kunkel ‘dugout’, ‘shelter’, or ‘deep water’, of uncertain application: perhaps a topographic name. 4. ( Künkel ): habitational name from a manor near Eisenack (Thuringia) or Erkelenz (Westphalia).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cyrus E Kunkle in household of Jacob A Kunkle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elmer S Kunkel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer Kunkle, "United States Census, 1930"

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