Cherokee Nation Gunter Marriages and Oklahoma Funeral Home Records
Source: Book entitled, Cherokee Nation Marriages 1869-1898 And 1884-1901 By Dorothy J. Nix
Gunter, Maggie to Wesley Venderford 15 Jan 1891
Gunter, Nannie to Lucien W. Buffington 8 Apr 1886
Gunter, Sammie to Andrew Bell Cunningham -Vinita 25 May 1899
Gunter, Lulie to W. H. Curtice 16 Feb 1880
Gunter, Mary to John Free 23 July 1891
Source: Book entitled, Will Rogers: Official Genealogy By Pat Lowe
This book has two pages and then some of Gunter information. Only information that
makes reference to Oklahoma will be listed here.
ELIZABETH GUNTER SCHRIMSHER was buried in the Gulager Family Cemetery located eight miles
southwest of Tahlequah, Cherokee County, OK. The plot is about 300 yards north of the old Gulagher home.
EDWARD "NED" GUNTER (#334) (John 1, John 2) was born 1802. Edward died 1843 in Tahlequah, OK He married
twice. He married Elsie McCoy. (Elsie McCoy is #335.) He married Letitia Keys. (Letitia KEYS is #336.)
GEORGE WASHINGTON4 GUNTER (#970) (Samuel2, John1, John2) birth unknown. He married Eliza Nave.
(Eliza Nave is #971.) Eliza was born in Cherokee Nation East. According to the Cherokee Advocate of
19 Oct. 1844, Geo. W. Gunter had erected a cotton gin at his place on the Arkansas River, 15 miles from
Ft. Smith, the first in the Cherokee Nation. In a family history of Sequoyah County, OK, Mrs. F. Wilson
gives the following: "G. W. and Eliza Gunter came from Alabama to the Indian Territory in 1830 with their
children, Mary, Susan and Sam...Five more children were born in Indian Territory, Araminta, George,
Elizabeth, John, and Jeanetta..."
Source: Book entitled, Descendents of Nancy Ward By David Keith Hampton 1997 Page128-129
Samuel GUNTER born 16 May 1840 at Skin Bayou District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma, died 16 January 1872 at 31 years of age; son of George Washington GUNTER and Eliza Nave, married in 1864 at Spencer Academy, Choctaw Nation to Frances Daniel born 25 July at Beatties Prairie, Delaware District, Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Delaware County, Oklahoma), died 29 November 1881 at 36 years of age, buried at Fairview Cemetery, Vinita, Craig County, Oklahoma
Children of Samuel Gunter and Frances Daniel were as follows:
i. Russell GUNTER born 1866?
ii. Nancy E. GUNTER born 19 February 1867 at Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)
iii. John Edward GUNTER born 12 Nov 1869 at Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
iv. Sammie Ella “Blanch” GUNTER born 31 July 1873 at Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory
Source: Book entitled, Descendents of Nancy Ward By David Keith Hampton 1997 Page161
Elizabeth GUNTER born 26 Apr 1840 died 1 March 1879 at 38 years of age, buried at Rider cemetery, Adair, Mayes, Oklahoma, daughter of Edward Gunter and Letitia Keys, married Alexander McCoy Rider born 13 March 1840 at Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), died 7 April1883 at 43 years of age; buried at Rider Cemetery Mayes, Oklahoma.
Children of Elizabeth GUNTER and Alexander McCoy Rider were as follows:
i. Catherine L. Rider b. 23 Aug 1865
ii. Austin J. Rider b. 15 Jan 1871
iii. John Gunter Rider b. 21 Aug 1874
iv. James Orval Hall Rider b. 6 Jan 1876
Source: Book entitled, Funeral Home Records of Tulsa
Gunter, Anna Elizabeth b. 11 Jun 1915 Ft Smith, Ark d. 25 Jan 1950 Tulsa, OK
Gunter, Brigett b. 1 July 1971 Oklahoma City d. 14 Jul 1973 Tulsa, OK
Gunter, Emil Gayle(Pat) b 15 Feb 1923 Oklahoma City, OK - d 19 Dec 1974 Tulsa
Gunter, Eunice Alva b. 15 Jan 1891 Alabama - 10 Apr 1946 Tulsa, OK
Gunter, Helena Sarah b. 17 Feb 1863 Kansas d. 06 Feb 1944 Tulsa, OK
Gunter, Frank b. 12 Feb 1859 White City, Kansas d. 05 May 1945 Tulsa, OK
Gunter, Minnie Earle b 24 Oct 1859 Pleasant Hill,Alabama d. 27 Sep 1951 Tulsa,OK
Source: Book entitled, Our People and Where They Rest.
Gunter, Edward GUNTER GRAVE Sacred to the memory of Rev Edward Gunter. Born October 1789. Departed this life on the 17th April 1842. Petit Cemetery
Gunter, Henry died Aug. 22. 1909 Age 46 years. Duck Cemetery
Gunter, John E. 1869 - 1917 Sweeten Cemetery
Gunter, Rachel R. 1906 - 1928 Sweeten Cemetery
Okmulgee County, Oklahoma: Index to marriage Records Book No. 8, 1918-1919
Gunter, E. S. to Katherine Hendry 13 Mar 1919 Page #356
Oaklawn Cemetery, Section #18, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Gunter, Eunice A. 15 Jan 1891 - 10 Apr 1946
Gunter, Leonidas B. 21 Aug 1845 - 27 Dec 1914
Gunter, Minnie Earle 24 Oct 1859 - 27 Sep 1951
Gunter, William Edmund 25 Mar 1882 - 19 Nov 1917
Payne County Cemetery Index By Mahlon G. Erickson
Gunter, Arch b. 13 Oct 1894 d. 27 Mar1974 Husband of Geraldine Weeks
Gunter, Charles E. b. 31 Jan 1890 d. 23 Mar 1976 Husband of Willie Childress
Gunter, Dora M. Savage b. 18 Aug 1928 d. - Wife of Robert Gunter
Gunter, Geraldine C. b.14 May 1900 d. 16 May 1989 Wife of Arch Gunter
Gunter, Robert Lee b. 8 June 1919 d. 13 Aug 1988 Husband of Dora Savage
Gunter, T. J. b. - d. 2 Jan 1899
Gunter, Willie Childress b. 13 Mar 1895 d. 4 Aug 1955 Wife of Charles Gunter
Creek County Records: Marriage Books 1-12 By Nancy Green
Book 1/Page 546 George Gunter to Sylvia Mins 26 Sep 1909
Book 7/Page 223 Charlotte Gunter to G. W. Whitten 16 Dec 1916
Marriage Records: Bk 1, Kiowa Co. 1901-1905 Hobart, OK
Page 592 Clara Gunter b. MO age: 17 to J. H. Leddy b. Illinois age: 37 22 Dec 1904
Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Marriage Book #1 1907 - 1912 By Carole Ellsworth and Sue Emler
Miss Mattie Gunter, 19, Beggs; to Herman Whitman, 23, Beggs; by J. W. Sasbey, Mayor, on 1 Jan 1908
The Goingsnake Messenger, Vol VII, No. 2
"John Quinton lived near Hico, the town later founded by Cal GUNTER."
"Many a time, my grandfather, George Talbot would saddle up his little mare, 'Snip' and ride off to visit his old
friend, Pink Chandler. Not too many miles away, Cal GUNTER founded Hico, named by his Cherokee wife, Nancy Ward, meaning crystal water."
The Goingsnake Messenger, Vol VI, No. 4
"Augustus Butler, a brother, who succeeded his father as Agent, also lived here several years at the Agency, which was not far distant from the home of the
Rev. Edward GUNTER, a prominent in the official life of the Indian Nation, who conducted a detachment of imigrant Cherokees to the west in the removal of 1838, and
who, as one of the first Cherokees to become a minister and missionary of the Methodist denomination, rode a circuit some hundreds of miles in extent in pioneer
years of the new nation in Indian Territory."