Hannah Maria Bunker

Brief Life History of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Bunker was born on 23 March 1824, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Samuel Bunker, was 36 and her mother, Rebecca Thomas, was 21. She married John Henry Traynor on 21 May 1846, in Fredericton Junction, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1868, in her hometown, at the age of 44.

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John Henry Traynor
Hannah Maria Bunker
Marriage: 21 May 1846
Laura Maria Traynor
about 1850–1916

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  • Hannah Maria Bunker, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Bunker - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: death: 1868; Rusagonis, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Hannah Bunker in entry for Laura M Traynor Holdsworth, "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920"

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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.

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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