Samuel Bunker

28 July 1828–18 January 1899 (Age 70)
Rusagonis, Lincoln, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life 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 30. 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Bunker
1828–1899
Dorothy Stennix Wood
1828–1924
Marriage: 2 November 1855
Sophia Bunker
1853–1959
Elizabeth Bunker
1856–1931
Amy Amelia Bunker
1859–1937
Samuel James Bunker
1860–1891
Charles Shadrach Bunker
1862–1862
David Bunker
1863–1941
Oliver Bunker
1865–1936
Margaret Bunker
1869–1918
Frank Bunker
1871–1943
Dorothy Bunker
1873–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 November 1855
French Lake, Burton, Sunbury, New Brunswick, Canada
children

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+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.
1869

Age 41

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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)

  • Samuel Bunker, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Samuel Bunker in entry for Oliver Bunker and Lillian A Edgar, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Samuel Bunker in entry for Elizabeth Tracy, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"

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