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George Washington Gunter
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1820
Death: Aug. 22, 1882

"Founder and Donor of LaGrange Methodist Church and Cemetery," George Washington Gunter was the son of John Lastine & Sarah (Tittle) Gunter. He married Amanda Melvina Hobbs February 14, 1839, in Lowndes Co., Mississippi. They had 13 known children. Amanda Melvina was born Jan. 3, 1822, and died Jan. 19, 1859 in Choctaw Co., Mississippi. George married Mary Catherine Hollimon aft. 1859, and they had 9 children. John Lastine Gunter was born 1782 in Burke Co., North Carolina, the son of Claiborne Cooper & Margaret (Ferrell) Gunter. John died abt. 1836, when he drowned in the Cherokee River, which is now called the Tennessee River, in Alabama. John & Sarah were moving to Mississippi. His burial is unknown but is probably near Guntersville, Alabama. He married Sarah Tittle abt. 1815 in Warren Co., Tennessee. Sarah (Tittle) Gunter was born Febrary 15, 1774, in Henry Co., Virginia. She died Nov. 19, 1858, in Choctaw Co., Mississippi. John & Sarah had four known children: two sons, and two daughters -- Mary F. Dale, Sarah Barnes, Claiborne Cooper Gunter, & George Washington Gunter. [Biographical information provided by William G. Latham, Jr.] 
 
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 Parents:
  John Lastine Gunter (1782 - 1836)
  Sarah Tittle Gunter (1774 - 1858)
 
 Spouses:
  Amanda Melvina Hobbs Gunter (1822 - 1859)
  Mary Catherine Holland Gunter (1838 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Claiborne Preston Gunter (1843 - 1915)*
  William Wilson Gunter (1845 - 1930)*
  Louisa Jane Gunter Atwell (1847 - 1883)*
  Andrew Jackson Gunter (1849 - 1930)*
  Amanda M. Gunter (1859 - 1859)*
  Georgia Anna Gunter Brannon (1863 - 1943)*
  Lottie Gunter (1866 - 1868)*
  Pearl Holman Gunter (1876 - 1936)*
  Peter Tittle Gunter (1876 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
LaGrange Cemetery
Ackerman
Choctaw County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: NatalieMaynor
Record added: Mar 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25054390
George Washington Gunter
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George Washington Gunter
Added by: William G. Latham Jr.
 
George Washington Gunter
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4th great grand uncle
- Becky Cupit
 Added: Jun. 30, 2011
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- Becky Cupit
 Added: Jun. 30, 2011
George Washington Gunter was the son of John Lastine & Sarah (Tittle) Gunter. And, a brother of Claiborne Cooper Gunter, Sarah (Gunter) Barnes, Mary F. (Gunter) Dale. George married Amanda Melvina Hobbs Feb. 14, 1839 in Lowndes County, Miss.
- William G. Latham Jr.
 Added: Mar. 5, 2011
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