Charles Bunker

4 March 1833–23 March 1903 (Age 70)
Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Charles

When Charles Bunker was born on 4 March 1833, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Samuel Bunker, was 45 and his mother, Rebecca Thomas, was 35. He married Elisabeth Caroline Smith on 6 June 1861, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881 and Queens, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901. He died on 23 March 1903, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Rusagonis Station, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Charles Bunker
Elisabeth Caroline Smith
Marriage: 6 June 1861
Ella Christina Bunker
Manzer Whitfield Bunker
George Elbridge Bunker
Hartley Thomas Bunker
Merton Wisdom Bunker
Ida Maria Bunker
Alice May Bunker
Stella Elizabeth Bunker

Spouse and Children


    Elisabeth Caroline Smith


6 June 1861
Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada


+3 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 34

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 36


Age 38

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, of Norman origin, for a reliable or good-hearted person, from Old French bon ‘good’ + cuer ‘heart’ (Latin cor).2 German: variant of Boenker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles Bunker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Charles Bunker, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Charles Bunker in entry for Elbridge Bunker and Georgie Maud Adams, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"

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