LeRoy Bunnell

13 October 1901–25 December 1978 (Age 77)
Lakeview, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of LeRoy

When LeRoy Bunnell was born on 13 October 1901, in Lakeview, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Leslie Lamond Bunnell, was 32 and his mother, Ellen Bergitte Johnson, was 30. He married Mildred Potter on 25 September 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 25 December 1978, in Tremonton, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

LeRoy Bunnell
Mildred Potter
Marriage: 25 September 1929
Oneta Bunnell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 September 1929Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1909 · Pioneer Park Opens
    Age 8
    A monument honoring the Provo pioneers and Indian war veterans was dedicated on July 24, 1909, as Pioneer Park opened to the public.
    1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument
    Age 21
    Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from Bunwell in Norfolk. The placename is from Old English bune ‘reed’ + wella ‘spring, stream’. Old forms of the surname suggest a second, non-habitational source.(of Norman origin): possibly from French Bunel, a shortened form of Busonal, a nickname derived from buson ‘buzzard’ used for someone considered simple, silly.

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

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    Story Highlight

    "Wiggle Your Ears Grandpa!"

    LeRoy loved to delight his grandchildren. He would stand next to his closed garage door, while wearing his hat. As he wiggled his ears, his hat would bounce up and down. The grand children loved hi …

    Sources (40)

    • Leroy Bunnell in household of Lesly L. Bunnell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Leroy Bunnell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Leroy Bunnell, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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