George Smith Bunker

31 March 1873–22 January 1936 (Age 62)
Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of George Smith

When George Smith Bunker was born on 31 March 1873, in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Edward Bunker, was 50 and his mother, Emily Abbott, was 45. He married Isabelle McArthur on 31 October 1895, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 January 1936, in Vineyard, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Smith Bunker
1873–1936
Isabelle McArthur
1868–1939
Marriage: 31 October 1895
Floretta Cleone Bunker
1896–1978
George Ellwood Bunker
1900–1918
Antoine LeGrande Bunker
1902–1994
Edward Carlyle Bunker
1905–1972
Verna Bernice Bunker
1907–1977
Smith Bertell Bunker
1909–1987
Baby Bunker
1914–1914

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1895St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 2
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 2
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 17
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname, of Norman origin, for a reliable or good-hearted person, from Old French bon ‘good’ + cuer ‘heart’ (from Latin cor).German (Bünker): variant of Bönker (see Boenker ).History: Bunker Hill in Charlestown, MA, was named as land assigned in 1634 to George Bunker of Charlestown, who had emigrated from Odell in Bedfordshire, England.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Banker
    Bunkers
    Boenker

    Story Highlight

    GEORGE S. BUNKER and his wife ISABELLE McARTHUR

    GEORGE SMITH BUNKER and his wife ISABELLE McARTHUR BUNKER By their daughter, Cleone B. Larsen George Smith Bunker, the youngest child of Edward and Emily Abbott Bunker, was born March 31, 1873, in …

    Sources (50)

    • George S Bunker in entry for Bunker, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • George Smith Bunker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Geo S Bunker in entry for S Bertell Bunker and Willma Boyle, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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