Stillman G. Bunker

Male19 January 1858–16 August 1936

Brief Life History of Stillman G.

When Stillman G. Bunker was born on 19 January 1858, in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, John Bunker, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth S. Sargent, was 41. He married Elizabeth Rhoda Bunker on 13 September 1879, in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 16 August 1936, in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 78.

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Stillman G. Bunker
Elizabeth Rhoda Bunker
Marriage: 13 September 1879
Byron Porter Bunker
Sybil Lincoln Bunker
Clara Helen Bunker

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  • Stillman G Bunker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Stillman G. Bunker, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • S G Bunker in entry for Nathan C Young and Clara H Bunker, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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  • Marriage
    13 September 1879Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 5

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 23

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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