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 24. 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, and was buried in Rusagonis Station, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada.
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.
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