James Eber Bunker, 18041842 (aged 38 years)

Name
James Eber Bunker
Given names
James Eber
Surname
Bunker
Birth about 1804 42 36
Birth of a brotherCharles Bunker
November 24, 1805 (aged 1 year)
Immigration August 1806 (aged 2 years)
Text:

In August 1806 Eber Bunker reached Sydney from England as master of the ship 'Elizabeth', part-owned by Robert Campbell bringing his wife Margrett and five children.

Birth of a brotherErnest Bunker
April 3, 1808 (aged 4 years)
Death of a brotherErnest Bunker
April 1808 (aged 4 years)
Death of a motherMargrett Thompson
April 3, 1808 (aged 4 years)
Death of a sisterIsabella Bunker
May 13, 1817 (aged 13 years)
Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Sat 17 May 1817 p. 3

Text:

On Monday last, after a painful illness, to which she submitted with truly christian fortitude and resignation, Mrs. THOMAS LAYCOCK of Pitt-street. The interment of the remains of this much lamented lady took place from Ultimo House on Wednesday; and was attended by His Honor the Lieutenant Governor, and many others principal Officers.

Marriage of a parentEber BunkerAnn View this family
April 28, 1823 (aged 19 years)

Citation details:

Sydney Gazette Thursday 15 May 1823

Text:

MARRIED - By Special Licence, on Monday the 28th ult. by the Reverend SAMUEL MARSDEN, Principal Chaplain of the Territory, Captain Eber Bunker, of the Merchant Service, to Mrs Minchin, Relict of the late William Minchin, Esq. formerly a Captain in the 102nd Regiment, and once Superintendent of Police in this Territory.

Text:

Eber Bunker a widower of Liverpool was married to Anne Minchin widow of William Minchin by Rev. Samuel Marsden at Parramatta on 28 Apr 1823, a licence having been obtained on 12 Apr 1823

Death of a fatherEber Bunker
September 27, 1836 (aged 32 years)
Burial of a fatherEber Bunker
October 1, 1836 (aged 32 years)
Cemetery: St Lukes Cemetery
Citation details:

Liverpool St Luke Composite 27 February 1826 - 23 September 1838

Text:

Eber Bunker of Liverpool buried 1 Oct 1836 aged 74, gentleman "an inquiry from USA indicated that Ever Bunker fame from Massachusets...[illegible]."

Death April 1842 (aged 38 years)
Text:

James was unmarried and died at sea aboard the ship 'Elizabeth' in Apr 1842.

Family with parents
father
Bunker, Eber (1761-1836)
17611836
Birth: March 7, 1761Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death: September 27, 1836Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
mother
17671808
Birth: April 10, 1767Stepney, London, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 3, 1808Sydney Town, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: November 16, 1786St George, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
10 months
elder sister
Bunker, Isabella (1787-1817)
17871817
Birth: September 9, 1787 26 20England, United Kingdom
Death: May 13, 1817Sydney Town, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
1789
Birth: about 1789 27 21England, United Kingdom
Death:
5 years
elder sister
17931852
Birth: August 17, 1793 32 26England, United Kingdom
Death: June 5, 1852Balmain, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
10 years
elder sister
18031851
Birth: February 12, 1803 41 35Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Death: February 13, 1851Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
23 months
himself
18041842
Birth: about 1804 42 36England, United Kingdom
Death: April 1842The high Seas
23 months
younger brother
18051874
Birth: November 24, 1805 44 38England, United Kingdom
Death: 1874Liverpool, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18081808
Birth: April 3, 1808 47 40Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 1808Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Father’s family with Ann
father
Bunker, Eber (1761-1836)
17611836
Birth: March 7, 1761Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Death: September 27, 1836Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
step-mother
17751837
Birth: between 1775 and 1784
Death: January 28, 1837Minchinbury, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: April 28, 1823
ImmigrationAustralian Dictionary of Biography. Online edition. [database - on-line]. Canberra: Australian National University, 2006
Text:

In August 1806 Eber Bunker reached Sydney from England as master of the ship 'Elizabeth', part-owned by Robert Campbell bringing his wife Margrett and five children.

DeathSmee, C.J. and Provis, J. Selkirk, comp., The 1788-1820 Association's Pioneer Register, second edition - volume I. Sydney, N.S.W., The Association, 1981
Text:

James was unmarried and died at sea aboard the ship 'Elizabeth' in Apr 1842.