Bunker, Edward (d. 1815) Z-30

Bunker, Edward (d. 1815) Z-30

Location:

Old North Cemetery
Section no: Z
Memorial no: 30
Orientation: North-west

See map of this cemetery: https://cemeteries.nha.org/old-north-cemetery/section-z/

Personal Information

Name: Edward W. Bunker
Gender: Male
Age:
Birth:
Death: July 22 1815
Death place or cause: Drowning
Occupation:
Veteran:
Branch of service:
War:
Number interred: 1


Notes

Inscription:
Edward W.
Son of
Capt. Jesse Bunker
& Mrs. Eunice his wife
has drown’d
July 22. 1815
Æ 8 years 7 m 3 d.
Farewell, fair flower! Here soon art thou decay’d
In the cold silent grave thy form is laid
But thy dear precious soul, foever bless’d.
Resides in mansions of eternal rest.

Epitaph: Yes
Epitaph of note:
Image of note:
Text on footstone:

Biographical notes:
Relationship note:Son of Capt. Jesse Bunker + Mrs. Eunice Bunker
Other Notes:

Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Monument

Stone Composition: Slate
Stone Shape: Round top, flat shoulders
Type of Monument: Headstone
Monument Condition: Sound, in place
Condition assessment:
Condition note:
Shape of text panel:
Main motif: Willow
Marginal motif:
Width of stone: 12.5″
Thickness of stone: 1″
Length of slab: 27″
Name of stone Carver:
Comments:


Data Collection

Date data collected: 16-Jun-03
GPS marker location:
Stone exists 1900: yes
Stone exists 2002:
Stone exists 2003: Yes
Stone exists 2004:
Stone exists 2005: yes
Footstone exists: No
Location note:
Citation source: Barbara White’s eight grade class fieldwork project|NHA Old North Cemetery file (MS115, Box 2)
Field recorder: 8th grade project
Data input by: Georgen Gilliam|Peggy Read
Reviewed by: Automatic