Henry Bunker

1826–10 May 1885 (Age 59)
Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Henry

When Henry Bunker was born in 1826, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Samuel Bunker, was 38 and his mother, Rebecca Thomas, was 28. He married Margaret Wood on 30 September 1852, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 10 May 1885, in St. Stephen, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 59.

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Henry Bunker
Margaret Wood
Marriage: 30 September 1852
Sherman Bunker
Alfred Bunker
Henrietta Bunker
Spafford B. Bunker
Mellissa Bunker
Annie J. Bunker

Spouse and Children

30 September 1852
Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada


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World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 41

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 43

1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

Age 54

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

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)

  • Henry Bunker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Henry Bunker, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Henry Bunker, "Canada Census, 1871"

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