Emily Bunker

1 March 1849–24 September 1921 (Age 72)
Mosquito Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Emily

When Emily Bunker was born on 1 March 1849, in Mosquito Creek, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Edward Bunker, was 26 and her mother, Emily Abbott, was 21. She married Mahonri Moriancumer Steele on 19 April 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 24 September 1921, in Delta, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Delta City Cemetery, Delta, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mahonri Moriancumer Steele
Emily Bunker
Marriage: 19 April 1869
Mahonri Moriancumer Steele Jr.
John Edward Steele
Arthur Steele
Parley Bunker Steele

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 April 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 19
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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

    Impressions Along Life's Highway

    by Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, Jr. This article was copied directly from the first 22 pages of the book "Memoirs of Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, Jr." Family History Library book 921.73 St32j. Compile …

    Sources (26)

    • Emma Bunker in household of Ed Bunker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Emily Bunker Steele in entry for Mahonri Moriancumer Steele, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Emly B Steele in household of Mahomi M Steele, "United States Census, 1920"

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