Bernard Bunkers

b. 21 May 1874, d. 30 June 1955

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

Name Variation  Bernard Bunkers was also known as Barney Bunkers. 
Birth21 May 1874 He was born on 21 May 1874 in Luxemburg, Dubuque County, Iowa. 
1880 Census
(with Parents)
Jun 1880 Bernard appeared in the 1880 Federal Census of Liberty, Dubuque County, Iowa, as Bernard Bneuker, in the household of his parents, Christina and Herman Bernard Bunkers. He is a single white male, age 6. Son of head of household. Occupation is at home. He was born in Iowa, his father was born in Ohio, and his mother in Prussia. 
Residence1889  In 1889 Bernard Bunkers lived in Plymouth County, Iowa. 
Marriage19 Oct 1897 He and Mary Antoinette Lammers, daughter of Rudolph Lammers and Maria Catherine Bohenkamp, were married on 19 Oct 1897 in St. Mary's Church, Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa. 
1900 Census2 Jun 1900 Bernard Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1900 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Barny Bunker. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and their children, Aloysius and Rudolph, as well as a boarder, Herman John Deitering. He is a married white male. Born May 1874, age 26, married for 3 years. Born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Germany. He is a blacksmith and was unemployed 0 months. He can read, write, and speak English. He rents his house. 
1910 Census22 Apr 1910 Bernard Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1910 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Barney Bunkers. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and their children, Aloysius, Rudolph, Olivia and Clarence. He is a married white male, age 35. Lives on Monroe Street. Married for 12 years. He was born in Iowa. His mother and father were born in Germany. He speaks English. He is a proprietor of an elevator. He is an employer. He can read and write. He owns his home, free of mortgage. It is a house. 
1920 Census29 Jan 1920 Bernard Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1920 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Barney Bunkers. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and their children, Olivia, Clarence and Orlando. He is a Married white male, age 45. He owns his home, free of mortgage. He can read, write, and speak English. He was born in Iowa. His father was born in Ohio, and his mother in Germany. Her mother tongue is German. He is an electician. 
Cen_Head1925 Bernard Bunkers is head of household in the an unknown or excluded person of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa as Barney Bunkers. Enumerated with Bernard Bunkers was Mary Antoinette Lammers, Olivia Margaret Bunkers, Clarence John Bunkers and Orlando Bunkers
1930 Census4 Apr 1930 Bernard Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1930 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Barney Brenkus. Living with him was his wife, Mary, and their children, Clarence and Orlando, as well as his mother-in-law, Maria Catherine Lammers. He is a married white male, age 55. He owns his home, it's valued at $4000 and is not a farm. He owns a radio set. He was 23 years old when first married. He did not attend school in the year. 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 electrician in house wiring. He is a worker. He was at work. He is not a veteran of the U.S. military. 
1940 Census4 Apr 1940 Bernard Bunkers appeared as head of household in the 1940 Federal Census of Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa, as Barney Bunker. Living with him was his wife, Mary. He is a married white male, age 65. He owns his home, valued at 3000 and it is not a farm. He did not attend school wihin the year. He completed the 5th grade. He was born in Iowa. He was not at work for pay. 
Death30 Jun 1955 Bernard Bunkers died on 30 Jun 1955 in Sacred Heart Hospital, LeMars, Plymouth County, Iowa, at age 81.
Burial2 Jul 1955 He was buried on 2 Jul 1955, age 81, in Saint Mary's Cemetery, located in Remsen, Plymouth County, Iowa.

Children of Bernard Bunkers and Mary Antoinette Lammers

All known children of Bernard Bunkers and Mary Antoinette Lammers are deceased. 

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  • Sons of Herman Bernard Bunkers & Christina Koppert