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Martha Ann Gunter Childers
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1847
Heard County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1929
Taylor County
Texas, USA

Martha was the wife of John W. Childers and the daughter of Lemuel Gunter born ca 1802, NC, & Rebecca Williams, b. ca 1805, NC.

Corporal John Wesley Childers, CSA, was born Sept 19, 1841, KY. He died July 13, 1918.

Martha Ann Gunter married John Childers of Wood County. He is listed there in 1860 Wood Co. under his brother-in-law, Wm Dale, and sister Sarah Childers Dale in family #114.

Martha is the only proven biological daughter of Lemuel Gunter. She was born Nov 8, 1847, in Heard Co.,GA. She died Oct 10, 1929. Her death certificate lists her as "Mrs. J.N. Childers", no space between the initials. The N. is really a W. in the actual DC. Her father was listed as Lem Gunter. She was the sister of Jot Gunter also born in GA in 1845.
Martha's mother-in-law was Emily Belew born April 16, 1816; F-A-G # 17298011. Her father-in-law was Robert P. Childers born Feb 18, 1805. Both in-laws died in 1850 and John Wesley was an orphan. His proven guardian was Emily's brother, Joseph C. Belew of KY. John Wesley Childers, his brother Robert P. H. Childers and his sister Sarah Childers lived in Wood County, TX in 1860 with William Dale and his wife Sarah Belew. John Wesley Childers is the grandson of Solomon Belew/Ballew, a Revolutionary War Soldier, DAR. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lemuel Gunter (1804 - 1874)
  Rebecca Williams Gunter (1805 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  John Wesley Childers (1836 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Z Z Savage (1868 - 1939)*
  Dora Childers Reagan (1869 - 1954)*
  John W. Childers (1871 - 1909)*
  Lenora Childers Savage (1873 - 1964)*
  Rosa Lee Childers (1876 - 1941)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Washington Gunter (1825 - 1911)*
  Addison Yancy Gunter (1833 - 1895)*
  Jesse Lemuel Gunter (1843 - 1930)*
  Martha Ann Gunter Childers (1847 - 1929)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Birth year for John Childers is incorrect on his tombstone.
 
Burial:
Abilene Municipal Cemetery
Abilene
Taylor County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Beaurega
Record added: Mar 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67341066
Martha Ann <i>Gunter</i> Childers
Added by: James Faulkenberry
 
 
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