Martha "Mattie" Bunker E

Female13 September 1870–17 March 1936

Brief Life History of Martha "Mattie"

When Martha "Mattie" Bunker E was born on 13 September 1870, in Burlington, Penobscot, Maine, United States, her father, Augustus William Bunker, was 42 and her mother, Martha Page, was 37. She married Dennis Gitchell Cummings on 1 April 1887, in Winn, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Winn, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1900 and Greenbush, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1920. She died on 17 March 1936, in Burlington, Burlington, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lawndale Cemetery, Old Town, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dennis Gitchell Cummings
1867–1948
Martha "Mattie" Bunker E
1870–1936
Marriage: 1 April 1887
Albert Luther Cummings
1888–1954
Ivie Cummings
about 1895–
Nathan Henry Cummings
1892–1975
Lucy mary Cummings
1894–1969
Hadley Orren Cummings
1894–1975
Joseph Brean Cummings
1897–1970
George Varney Cummings
1899–1978
Dennis Gitchel Cummings
1901–1972
Beatrice May Cummings
1903–1973
Augustus William Cummings
1908–1978

Sources (24)

  • Martha E Commings in household of Dennis G Commings, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mattie E. Bunker, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Martha Edith Bunker Cummings, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1887Winn, Penobscot, Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

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    1872 · The Amnesty Act

    Age 2

    A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 20

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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