Joseph Francis Bunkers

b. 4 May 1888, d. 27 December 1976

Parents

FatherHerman Bernard Bunkers b. 7 Jun 1846, d. 18 Jul 1914
MotherChristina Koppert b. 29 Sep 1850, d. 8 Jan 1929
RelationshipGrandson of Herman Theodore Bunkers
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Herman Theodore Bunkers
In Family LineBunkers

Information

Birth4 May 1888 Joseph Francis Bunkers was born on 4 May 1888 in Luxemburg, Dubuque County, Iowa. 
Possible Birthdate14 May 1888 According to at least one source, his birthdate was 14 May 1888. 
1900 Census
(with Parents)
16 Jun 1900 Joseph appeared in the 1900 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Joseph Bunkers, in the household of his parents, Christina and Herman Bernard Bunkers. He is a single white male, age 12. Born May 1888. Son of head of household. He was born in Iowa. His father was born in Ohio, his mother in Germany. His occupation is at school. He attended school for 10 months. He can read, write, and speak English. 
Marriage13 Apr 1910 Joseph Francis Bunkers and Mary Elizabeth Bohlke, daughter of Joseph Bohlke and Miriam Margaret Schultz, were married on 13 Apr 1910 in Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa.
1910 Census26 Apr 1910 Joseph Francis Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1910 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Joe Bunkers. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and his brother, William Albert Bunkers. He is a married white male, age 21. He was born in Iowa. His father was born in Ohio, his mother in Germany. Her mother tongue is German. He can read, write, and speak English. He is a farmer on a farm. He rents his home. 
Draft Registration5 Jun 1917 Joseph Francis Bunkers registered for the military on 5 Jun 1917 in Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa.
1920 Census22 Jan 1920 Joseph Francis Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1920 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Jel Binkers. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and their children, Marina, Armella and Leroy, as well as an unknown or excluded person , a hired hand.. He is a married white male, age 31. He rents his home. He can read and write. He was born in Iowa. His father was born in Ohio, his mother in Germany and her mother tongue is German. He can speak English. He is a farmer and is a stock raiser. He is an employer. The farm is number 87 on the farm schedule. 
Cen_Head1 Jan 1925 Joseph Francis Bunkers is head of household in the an unknown or excluded person of Marion, Plymouth County, Iowa as Joe F. Bunkers. Married white male, age 36. He attended rural school only. The highest reader he completed was 3rd. He can read and write. He was born in Iowa. His father's name is Joe Bunkers. He was born in Germany. His mother's name is Christina Bunkers. She was born in Germany. She was 75 years old on her last birthday. His parents were married in Germany. He is engaged in Agricultural pursuits. He is affiliated with the Catholic church. Enumerated with Joseph Francis Bunkers was Mary Elizabeth Bohlke, Marina Bunkers, Armella Bunkers, Leroy W. Bunkers and Cletus Bernard Bunkers
1930 Census24 May 1930 Joseph Francis Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1930 Federal Census of Marion, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Joseph F. Bunkers. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and their children, Marina, Armella, Leroy, Cletus, Vernon, Louis and Doris. He is a married white male, age 42. He owns his home. He owns a radio set. It is a farm. He was 21 years old when first married. He did not attend school since September 1, 1929. He can read and write. He was born in Iowa. His father was born in Ohio, his mother in Germany. He can speak English. His occupation is farmer on a dairy farm. He is an employer. He was at work. He is not a veteran of the U.S. military. His farm is number 103 on the farm schedule. 
SSN1962 His social security number was issued in Iowa in 1962. 
Death27 Dec 1976 Joseph Francis Bunkers died on 27 Dec 1976 in Floyd Valley Hospital, LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa, at age 88.
SSN Residence27 Dec 1976 His death residence locality, per the Social Security Administration, was in Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa. 
Burialafter 27 Dec 1976 He was buried after 27 Dec 1976 in Saint Mary's Cemetery, located in Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa.

Children of Joseph Francis Bunkers and Mary Elizabeth Bohlke

1 known child of Joseph Francis Bunkers and Mary Elizabeth Bohlke may still be living. 

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  • Sons of Herman Bernard Bunkers & Christina Koppert