Samuel Bunker

Male28 July 1828–18 January 1899

Brief Life History of Samuel

When Samuel Bunker was born on 28 July 1828, in Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Samuel Bunker, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Thomas, was 25. He married Dorothy Stennix Wood on 2 November 1855, in French Lake, Burton, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Blissville, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871 and Gladstone, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881. He died on 18 January 1899, in Tracy, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Tracy, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Samuel Bunker
Dorothy Stennix Wood
Marriage: 2 November 1855
Sophia Bunker
Elizabeth Bunker
Amy Amelia Bunker
Samuel James Bunker
Charles Shadrach Bunker
David Bunker
Oliver Bunker
Margaret Bunker
Frank Bunker
Dorothy Bunker

Sources (19)

  • Samuel Bunker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Samuel Bunker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Samuel Bunker in entry for Unknown and Unknown, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1855French Lake, Burton, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (2)

    1867 · British North America Act

    Age 39

    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 41


    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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