Frederick A. Bunnell

1866–1933 (Age 67)
Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States

The Life of Frederick A.

When Frederick A. Bunnell was born about 1866, in Hanna, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, his father, Carey J. Bunnel, was 37 and his mother, Elsie Clarinda Blackman, was 31. He married Sarah Ellen White on 27 June 1888, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died after 1933, in United States, at the age of 68.

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Frederick A. Bunnell
Sarah Ellen White
Marriage: 27 June 1888
Carey James Bunnell
Harold Bunnell
Howard Bunnell
Helen Bunnell
Vivier C. Bunnell
George Harold Bunnell
Frances E. Bunnell
Fred Howard Bunnell

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27 June 1888
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 0

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.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 13

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 (3)

  • Fred Ashward Bunnell in entry for George Harold Bunnell, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Fred A Bunnell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fred A Bunnell, "United States Census, 1930"

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