Edward Bunker Jr

Male1 February 1847–1 January 1915

Brief Life History 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
Arminta Zerada McClellan
Marriage: 28 November 1870
Edward Vernon Bunker
Celestia Bunker
Cynthia Bunker
Della Bunker
Arthur Bunker
Hugh Bunker
Lawrence Bunker
Marion Bunker
Emily Zarada Bunker
Lillian Bunker
Geneva Bunker
Ethel Bunker
Ralph Clyde Bunker

Sources (43)

  • 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"

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)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Weber, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Weber, Utah, United States


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    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.

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    Story Highlight

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

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