James Lovett Bunting

5 October 1832–20 November 1923 (Age 91)
Attleborough, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Lovett

When James Lovett Bunting was born on 5 October 1832, in Attleborough, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Bunting, was 38 and his mother, Eleanor "Early" Lovett, was 32. He married Harriet Dye on 15 May 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States in 1880 and St. George, Washington, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 20 November 1923, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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James Lovett Bunting
Harriet Dye
Marriage: 15 May 1859
Harriet Eliza Bunting
Ellen Elizabeth Bunting
James Lovett Bunting Jr
Annie Bunting
Joseph Willard Bunting
James Ebenezer Bunting
Robert William Bunting
Carrie Bunting
Wallace Owen Bunting
Alice Zina Bunting
Fannie Bunting
Alma Bunting

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  • Marriage
    15 May 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 18
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 25
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English bunting ‘corn bunting’, perhaps used of a short, plump person. Compare Bunt and Scots buntin ‘short and thick’, Welsh bontin ‘rump’, bontinog ‘large-buttocked’.History: Sarah Bunting (1686–1762), born in Matlock, Derbyshire, became a noted Quaker minister in Cross Wicks, NJ. It is believed but not certain that other members of her family, including her father, John Bunting, came with her to NJ sometime before 1704, when her marriage to William Murfin is recorded.

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

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    Martha Mariah Mayer

    I Martha Mariah Myers Hancock was born 9th of February 1858, at Salt Lake City. My father George Myers, of Swiss -German decent was born March 2, 1805 in Pennsylvania. He was the only one of his fam …

    Sources (92)

    • James L. Bunting, "United States Census, 1880"
    • James Lovett Bunting, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • J.L. Bunting in entry for Alen Bunting, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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