Edward Bunker Jr

1 February 1847–1 January 1915 (Age 67)
Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Bunker Jr was born on 1 February 1847, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States, his father, Edward Bunker, was 24 and his mother, Emily Abbott, was 19. He married Arminta Zerada McClellan on 28 November 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Iron, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 1 January 1915, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Bunker Jr
1847–1915
Arminta Zerada McClellan
1852–1929
Marriage: 28 November 1870
Edward Vernon Bunker
1871–1947
Celestia Bunker
1872–1872
Cynthia Bunker
1872–1872
Della Bunker
1874–1874
Arthur Bunker
1875–1948
Hugh Bunker
1877–1945
Lawrence Bunker
1879–1886
Marion Bunker
1882–1883
Emily Zarada Bunker
1883–1888
Lillian Bunker
1885–1965
Geneva Bunker
1887–1888
Ethel Bunker
1889–1952
Ralph Clyde Bunker
1895–1949

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Weber, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Weber, Utah, United States
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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

    Stories of Edward Bunker & Mary Mathieson McQuarrie Bunker by Kate B. Carter's "Our Pioneer Heritage" volume 11

    Copy/paste the following link to read this story: https://familysearch.org/photos/documents/3654651

    Sources (40)

    • Edward Bunker, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Edward Bunker in household of George W Lee, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Edward Banker in entry for Ralph Clyde Banker and Gael Hall, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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