Edward Bunker Sr

Brief Life History of Edward

When Edward Bunker Sr was born on 1 August 1822, in Atkinson, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, his father, Silas Bunker Jr, was 43 and his mother, Hannah Berry, was 42. 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 Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States in 1870 and Bunkerville, Clark, Nevada, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 17 November 1901, in Colonia Morelos, Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico, at the age of 79, and was buried in Colonia Morelos, Agua Prieta, Sonora, Mexico.

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Family Time Line

Edward Bunker Sr
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

Sources (115)

  • Unknown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • BIRTH; Edward Bunker, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Family Data Collection - Marriages

World Events (8)

1823

Guadelupe Victoria becomes first Mexican president.

1827

Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1843

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.

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

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