Annie Bunker

Brief Life History of Annie

When Annie Bunker was born on 18 June 1837, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Samuel Bunker, was 49 and her mother, Rebecca Thomas, was 34. She married George Harris in 1854, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 20 March 1926, in Three Tree Creek, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 88.

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George Harris
Annie Bunker
Marriage: 1854
Samuel Harris
Sherman Henry Harris

Sources (7)

  • Chas Bunker, "Canada Census, 1851" Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick
  • Ann Bunker, "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Ann Bunker in entry for Sherman Harris and Lizzie Goodwin, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


British Columbia joins the confederation.

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

English: nickname, of Norman origin, for a reliable or good-hearted person, from Old French bon ‘good’ + cuer ‘heart’ (from Latin cor).

German (Bünker): variant of Bönker (see Boenker ).

History: Bunker Hill in Charlestown, MA, was named as land assigned in 1634 to George Bunker of Charlestown, who had emigrated from Odell in Bedfordshire, England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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