Christie Caroline Law

Female12 July 1839–14 March 1908

Brief Life History of Christie Caroline

When Christie Caroline Law was born on 12 July 1839, in Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States, her father, Anson Law, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Charlotte Cole, was 21. She married Dearborn Oliver Bunker on 20 December 1855, in Louisa, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Illini Township, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Warrensburg, Macon, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 14 March 1908, in Macon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Illini Cemetery, Illini Township, Macon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dearborn Oliver Bunker
Christie Caroline Law
Marriage: 20 December 1855
Rose Belle Bunker
Sophronia Lillian Bunker
Frank Delaskie Bunker
Susie Florence Bunker
George Roberts Bunker
Charles H. Bunker
Oscar Law Bunker
Bessie A. Bunker

Sources (23)

  • Charity Bunker in entry for Bunker, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Christie C Bunker in household of Dearborn Bunker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christia Lau in entry for Walter H Towne and Rose B Bunker, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 December 1855Louisa, Iowa, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Historical Boundaries: 1841: Macon, Illinois, United States


    Age 7

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: from a Middle English personal name Law(e), a short form of Lawrence .

    Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hill, northern Middle English law (from Old English hlāw, which generally became low in the south and law in the north). Compare Lowe and Lew .

    Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 羅, based on its Cantonese pronunciation, see Luo 1.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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