Alonzo Bunker

30 January 1837–8 March 1912 (Age 75)
Atkinson, Piscataquis, Maine, United States

The Life of Alonzo

When Alonzo Bunker was born on 30 January 1837, in Atkinson, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, his father, John Bunker, was 26 and his mother, Roxinda Chandler, was 27. He married Louisa Augusta Bradbury on 5 September 1865, in Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1880 and Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 March 1912, in Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Alonzo Bunker
Louisa Augusta Bradbury
Marriage: 5 September 1865
Mary Louisa Bunker
Charles Bradbury Bunker
Nellie Eastman Bunker
Ruth Walworth Bunker
John Wymond Miller Bunker

Spouse and Children

5 September 1865
Dorchester, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1838: Piscataquis, Maine, United States

Age 9

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

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname, of Norman origin, for a reliable or good-hearted person, from Old French bon ‘good’ + cuer ‘heart’ (Latin cor).2 German: variant of Boenker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alonzo Bunker in household of Wm K Hanson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alonzo Bunker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alonzo Bunker, "United States Census, 1910"

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