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Martha Rebecca Calhoun Gunter
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Birth: Mar. 30, 1857
Jackson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1932
Haywood County
North Carolina, USA

Martha Rebecca {Calhoun} Gunter was the daughter of John Jackson Calhoun and Nancy Crain.

She was first married to Marion Syrene Gunter on 12 Apr 1877 in Graham County, N.C.

Martha and Marion would have 5-children before he was killed in April 1887:
1) Nancy E Gunter [1878-before 1900]
2) Alice B Gunter [1880-?] married: Andrew Jackson Beck
3) Unknown Gunter [1882-before 1900]
4) Mamie Dell Gunter [1885-1976] married: Thornton Jones & Lee Roy (Leander) Scruggs
5) Lydia E Gunter [1887-1923] married: Jack Hale "Dock" Turpin

After the death of her husband, Martha would marry his brother Jesse Cornwell Gunter who was a widower. He had lost his wife Catherine in Nov 1888.

Martha and Jesse were married on 04 Jul 1890 at her home in Graham County, NC.

Martha and Jesse would have 3-children:
1) Martha Clarenda Gunter [1890-1926] married: Seymour Alexander Crisp
2) Jesse Oliver Gunter [1893-1915] never married
3) Charlotte N Gunter [1895-1918] never married

Martha had been living with her daughter, Mamie Dell {Gunter} Jones at the time of her death. She died from Pneumonia and Pyoniphrosis and was laid to rest on 26 Jun 1932.
Family links: 
  John Jackson Calhoun (1821 - 1877)
  Nancy Crane Calhoun (1819 - 1894)
  Jesse Cornwell Gunter (1847 - 1917)
  Mamie Dell Gunter Scruggs (1885 - 1976)*
  Lydia Gunter Turpin (1887 - 1923)*
  Martha Clarenda Gunter Crisp (1890 - 1926)*
  Charlotte N Gunter (1895 - 1918)*
  John Philemon Calhoun (1847 - 1922)*
  William Isaiah Calhoun (1848 - 1923)*
  Thomas Joshua Calhoun (1850 - 1927)*
  Abram Virgil Calhoun (1852 - 1920)*
  Martha Rebecca Calhoun Gunter (1857 - 1932)
*Calculated relationship
Maple Grove Methodist Church Cemetery
Haywood County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Trails of History
Originally Created by: Suzannah McCuen
Record added: Sep 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58765270
Martha Rebecca <i>Calhoun</i> Gunter
Added by: D. Koch
Martha Rebecca <i>Calhoun</i> Gunter
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