Ortive A. Bunnel

1859–1882 (Age 23)
Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ortive A.

When Ortive A. Bunnel was born in 1859, in Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, her father, Carey J. Bunnel, was 30 and her mother, Elsie Clarinda Blackman, was 24. She lived in Noble Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 25 December 1882, at the age of 23.

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Carey J. Bunnel
Elsie Clarinda Blackman
Ortive A Bunnell
Frederick A. Bunnell
Hattie Della Bunnell
Alice Aurilla Bunnell
Ortive A. Bunnel
Elmer G Bunnell
Clark Darrow Bunnel

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 7

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: in part, a habitational name for someone from Bunwell in Norfolk. The place name is from Old English bune ‘reed’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. Old forms of the surname suggest a second, non-habitational source.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Octavia Bunnell in household of Carey J Bunnell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ortive A Bunnel in household of Carra J Bunnel, "United States Census, 1870"

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