Arvilla Jane Stayner

5 November 1857–13 August 1940 (Age 82)
Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of Arvilla Jane

When Arvilla Jane Stayner was born on 5 November 1857, in Steuben, Indiana, United States, her father, Jesse Stayner, was 34 and her mother, Mary Catherine Dills, was 24. She married George Willis Bunker on 4 December 1878, in Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Renville, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States in 1930 and Bottineau, North Dakota, United States in 1935. She died on 13 August 1940, in Cut Bank Township, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mohall Cemetery, Bottineau, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Willis Bunker
Arvilla Jane Stayner
Marriage: 4 December 1878
Leslie Lee Roy Bunker
Fred William Bunker
Florence Mae Bunker

Spouse and Children

4 December 1878
Coldwater, Branch, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Kansas is the 34th state
1861 · Kansas Enters the Union

Age 4

On January 29, 1861, Kansas entered the Union as a free state, making it the 34th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Stainer, a variant of Steiner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arvilla Stainer in household of Jesse Stainer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Arvilla Bunker in household of George W Bunker, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Arvilla Bunker, "United States Census, 1940"

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