Henry Bunker

Male1826–10 May 1885

Brief Life History 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 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.

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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

Sources (6)

  • Henry Bunker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Henry Bunker, "New Brunswick Provincial Marriages 1789-1950"
  • Henry Bunker in entry for Henrietta Nason, "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 September 1852Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

    +5 More Children

    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

    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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