Elizabeth Bunker

12 January 1822–1 March 1901 (Age 79)
Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bunker was born on 12 January 1822, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Samuel Bunker, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca Thomas, was 19. She married William Emery Morgan about 1854, in Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Blissville, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. She died on 1 March 1901, in Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

William Emery Morgan
Elizabeth Bunker
Marriage: about 1854
Emerson Charles Morgan
Rebecca A. Morgan
Albina Morgan
Elizabeth Morgan
David Morgan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1854Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1867 · British North America Act
    Age 45
    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.
    Age 47
    1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge
    Age 79
    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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    Sources (3)

    • Elizabeth Morgan in entry for Emerson C Morgan and Emma C Pheasant, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
    • Elizabeth Morgan in household of Emery Morgan, "Canada Census, 1871"
    • New Brunswick, Canada, Deaths, 1888-1938, Elizabeth Morgan died 1 March 1901 in Traceyville, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

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