Edward Bunker

1 August 1822–17 November 1901 (Age 79)
Atkinson, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Bunker was born on 1 August 1822, in Atkinson, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Silas Bunker Jr., was 43 and his mother, Hannah Berry, was 43. He married Emily Abbott on 9 February 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 17 November 1901, in Colonia Morelos, Bavispe, Sonora, Mexico, at the age of 79, and was buried in Colonia Morelos, Bavispe, Sonora, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Edward Bunker
1822–1901
Emily Abbott
1827–1913
Marriage: 9 February 1846
Edward Bunker Jr.
1847–1915
Emily Bunker
1849–1921
Abigail Lucina Bunker
1851–1881
Hannah Adelia Bunker
1853–1932
Stephen Albert Bunker
1857–1927
Elethra Calista Bunker
1859–1901
Cynthia Celestia Bunker
1861–1889
Silas Benjamin Bunker
1864–1939
Charilla Loella Bunker
1867–1915
Horace Kendall Bunker
1869–1877
George Smith Bunker
1873–1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 February 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1823
    Age 1
    Guadelupe Victoria becomes first Mexican president.
    1827
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1843
    Age 21
    Santa Anna chosen as president of Mexico.

    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 (93)

    • Edward Bunker in entry for David Alfred Bunker, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Edward Bunker, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Edmond Bunker in entry for Clifton Thomas Bunker and Mary Elebith Barker, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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