When Nathan Shaw Bunker was born on 31 March 1856, in East Sullivan, Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States, his father, Barney Hill Bunker, was 34 and his mother, Olive Jane Ash, was 29. He married Mary Caroline Johnson on 5 January 1878, in Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States. He lived in Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States for about 10 years and Monroe, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1910. He died on 15 October 1920, in East Sullivan, Sullivan, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 64.
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.