Bunker Name Study

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The current focus is on the ancestors and descendants of the American immigrant ancestors, James Bunker of Dover, George Bunker of Charleston, and George Bunker of Nantucket.

The Devonshire Bunkers include James Bunker of Dover, New Hampshire; Benjamin Bunker and Betsey Daniels of New London, New Hampshire; Thomas Bunker and Alice Pertie of Rattery, Devonshire, UK and William Bunker and Ann Forrester of New Castle, Delaware.

The Bedfordshire Bunkers include the descendants of Roger Bunker, Tingrith, Bedfordshire, England i.e. George Bunker of Charleston, Massachusetts and George Bunker of Nantucket. Additional Bedfordshire descendants connected through DNA tests include Thomas Bunker and Clarissa Chamberlin; Samuel Bunker (b 1849) and Almira Goodwin; and Joseph Bunker (b. about 1797 St. Albans, UK) and Mary.


How to Join

Please contact the project leader James Paxton or post a comment at the foot of the page. If you have any questions, just ask. Thanks!


This is a One Name Study to collect together in one place everything about the Bunker surname and the variants of that name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join our study to help make it a valuable reference point for people studying lines that cross or intersect.

Task List


  • Bunker Family Association The Bunker Blog. The Bunker Family Association was created in 1913 to collect, compile, preserve and publish genealogical data on various Bunker families all over the world.
  • Bunker Genealogy : Descendants of James Bunker, v.3. by Edward Carleton Moran. Dover Branch
  • Bulletin of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, Volume 1, Issue 2, By Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, 1911. Bunker Garrison House

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Hello! I am a descendant of James and would like to join this project, please.
posted by Mason Bunker