Minnie Franklin Bunkley

22 November 1883–26 December 1969 (Age 86)
Montgomery, Alabama, United States

The Life of Minnie Franklin

When Minnie Franklin Bunkley was born on 22 November 1883, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States, her father, Adolphus Gerald Bunkley, was 23 and her mother, Nellie ( Ellen) Barrett, was 20. She married Richard Pinson Duke on 30 April 1908, in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 26 December 1969, in West Point, Clay, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in West Point, Clay, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Pinson Duke
Minnie Franklin Bunkley
Marriage: 30 April 1908
Ellen Frances Duke
Suzanne A Duke

Spouse and Children

30 April 1908
Montgomery, Alabama, United States


    Ellen Frances Duke


    Suzanne A Duke


Parents and Siblings

    Adolphus Gerald Bunkley


    Nellie ( Ellen) Barrett




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 12

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Of English origin: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place; possibly a variant of Bingley . The surname was established in VA in the 18th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie B Duke in household of R Pierson Duke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minnie B Duke in household of R Panson Duke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie Bunkley Duke in entry for Mrs Ellen Frances Duke Sugg, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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