From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 994

PETER GUNKEL, saloon-keeper, Madison; is the son of Joseph and Magdalena GUNKEL, and was born in Bavaria, Germany, July 11, 1841; he came to America in 1857, and lived in Massachusetts for one year; came to Madison, Wis., in 1858; Mr. G is a shoemaker by trade, and worked at that for fifteen years; he opened his present business in 1874. Feb. 2, 1862, he was married in Massachusetts to Miss Apalonia LINK, who was born Feb. 8, 1843; they have six children, viz.: Joseph, Peter, Theodore, Otillia, Joachim and Ernestina. The family belong to the German Catholic Church.

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