John Bundy

Brief Life History of John

When John Bundy was born on 6 December 1796, in North Carolina, United States, his father, David Bundy, was 31 and his mother, Anna Bates, was 36. He married Nancy Cheatham Williford on 23 January 1834, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 30 November 1862, in Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bundy Cemetery, Marion, Illinois, United States.

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John Bundy
Nancy Cheatham Williford
Marriage: 23 January 1834
Elizabeth Bundy
Martha Bundy
Louisa Bundy
Henry W Bundy
Nancy Ann Bundy
Mary Susan Bundy
John C Bundy
Sarah Francis Bundy
Pimbrew Bundy
Thomas J Bundy
Minerva Bundy

Sources (11)

  • Jno Bundy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Bundy, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • John Bundy in entry for Pimbrew Motsinger, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

variant of Bond , either from Middle English bonde, bounde ‘customary tenant’ where the final -e has developed in local speech to -y, or occasionally from the Old Norse Bondi, where final -i has survived.

alternatively, a variant of Bandy .


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

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