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Daniel P. Guenther (b. 24 Nov 1880, d. 22 Jun 1965)Daniel P. Guenther (son of Peter Gunther and Margaretha P. Peters) was born 24 Nov 1880 in Prangenau, Molotschna, S.Russia, and died 22 Jun 1965 in Fresno, CA.He married Katharina Reimer on 24 Jan 1907, daughter of Kornelius Reimer and Elizabeth Funk.
Notes for Daniel P. Guenther:
baptism21 Jul 1895Corn, OK
Daniel was a farmer and owned a flour mill for 33 years.
Later on the family moved to Felt, OK where Daniel was a farmer.The family moved again to Coldwater, TX and was a farmer and a custodian at the church. Betty was born in 1925 in Clayton, NM.While the family lived in Coldwater, TX Daniel fixed up an old truck and used it as a bus to take kids to and from school.On Sunday's the family would walk two to three miles to church, at times in the snow.Daniel loved his children very much.On one occasion, Hermen and Tina had scarlet fever.The doctor told Daniel to get whiskey.Daniel began to cry and asked all the children to pray for a miracle.Herman and Tina recovered.Another time Tina was loosing her hair.Again Daniel prayed for a miracle and Tina was healed.In 1932 the family moved to Reedley, CA during the dust bowl.In Reedley Daniel built a house on Church Streed one block from the Mennonite Brethren Church.He was a custodian at the church until he was to sick to carry out his duties.
More About Daniel P. Guenther:
Occupation: farming / custodian.
More About Daniel P. Guenther and Katharina Reimer:
Marriage: 24 Jan 1907
Children of Daniel P. Guenther and Katharina Reimer are:
- +Beatrice Mae Guenther, b. 29 Nov 1925, Clayton, MN, d. 22 Jan 2003, Fresno, CA.
- Stella Guenther, b. 22 Jan 1908, Corn, OK, d. 22 May 1908, Corn, OK.
- Elsie Guenther, b. 01 Jan 1910, Corn, OK, d. 04 Sep 1998, Reedley, CA.
- Ruben C. Gunther, b. 07 May 1911, Corn, OK, d. 16 Jul 1958, Fresno, CA.
- Frieda Gunther, b. 18 Sep 1914, Corn, OK, d. 09 Jul 2001, Fresno, CA.
- Herman Gunther, b. 18 May 1918, Corn, OK, d. 20 Oct 2001, Fresno, CA.
- Frank Guenther, b. 19 Feb 1920, Corn, OK, d. 10 Jan 1999, Fresno, CA.