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Bunker, Ira Sweet


Age: 18, credited to Huntington, VT
Unit(s): 7th VT INF
Service: enl 12/16/63, m/i 12/24/63, Pvt, Co. K, 7th VT INF, m/o 7/22/65

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Birth: 12/1848, Starksboro, VT
Death: 03/04/1904

Burial: Mount Hope Cemetery, College Place, WA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Ken Luce
Findagrave Memorial #: 35702404


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 1/14/1881, MD; widow Mary E., 3/21/1903, WA; minor, 3/31/1913, WA
Portrait?: Findagrave
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


Great Granduncle of Nancy Bunker Bowen, Athens, GA

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Mount Hope Cemetery, College Place, WA

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Ira S. Bunker Dead.
Resident of College Place Passes Away This Morning.

Ira S. Bunker, a resident of College Place and an author and inventor of some note, died at his home this morning. He has long been a sufferer from adenoma which was the ultimate cause of death. Deceased ws 54 years of age and leaves a wife and five daughters. He was a carpenter by trade, but his physical condition being so badly impaired he was forced to give up his trade. He was the writer of "A Tale of the Future," and among his several inventions is a very effective fire alarm. He had not lived in College Park long, having moved there from Freewater. The funeral will occur at College Place tomorrow afternoon.

Source: The Evening Statesman (Walla Walla, WA), 4 Mar 1904
Courtesy of Deanna French.