Charles Elmer Bunch

2 January 1880–25 May 1955 (Age 75)
Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Elmer

When Charles Elmer Bunch was born on 2 January 1880, in Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, his father, John Clarence Bunch, was 28 and his mother, Mary Ann Elizabeth Gunn, was 23. He married Ava Mae Lawson on 11 May 1902, in Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Woodson Election Precinct, Morgan, Illinois, United States in 1940 and Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States in 1955. He died on 25 May 1955, in Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Charles Elmer Bunch
Ava Mae Lawson
Marriage: 11 May 1902
LeRoy Bunch
Bessie O'dessa Bunch
Jessie Marie Bunch
Dorothy Mae Bunch
Louise Bunch
Elizabeth Jane Bunch
Myrtle Irene Bunch

Spouse and Children

11 May 1902
Murrayville, Morgan, Illinois, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Ann Elizabeth Gunn




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle English bunche ‘hump’, ‘swelling’ (of unknown origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • C E Bunch, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles E Bunch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles E Bunch, "United States Census, 1930"

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