Susan Bethney Bunch

22 April 1879–4 May 1946 (Age 67)
Whelen Springs, Clark, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Susan Bethney

When Susan Bethney Bunch was born on 22 April 1879, in Whelen Springs, Clark, Arkansas, United States, her father, Jessey Hamilton Bunch, was 59 and her mother, Dicey Narcisus Hickman, was 36. She married Harvey Elton Groves on 6 January 1897, in Lampasas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Lampasas, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 3, Tom Green, Texas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 May 1946, in Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Lampasas, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Elton Groves
Susan Bethney Bunch
Marriage: 6 January 1897
Harvey Vernon Groves
Alvis Hamilton Groves
Eunice Vera Elizabeth Groves

Spouse and Children

6 January 1897
Lampasas, Texas, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1881: Clark, Arkansas, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a hunchback, from Middle English bunche ‘hump’, ‘swelling’ (of unknown origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • S Bunch in household of J H Bunch, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susie B Groves in household of Harvey C Groves, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susie B Groves in household of H E Groves, "United States Census, 1930"

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