John Bunner

M, #226, b. 1753, d. between 28 July 1810 and 8 October 1810
Father*Casper Bunner d. bt Mar 1779 - May 1779
Mother*Christiana Brown b. c 1720, d. bt 1790 - 1795
ChartsPedigree - grandmother Estella Mae "Peggy" Ferrell
Reference5G Grf x2, 250
Birth*1753 John Bunner was born in 1753 at Possibley Shenandoah Valley, West Virginia, Or may be Frederick Co Maryland. 
Marriage*between 1770 and 1775 He married Martha (__________) between 1770 and 1775. 
Military* John Bunner was in the military supposedly the muster rolls of the PA Eighth Regiment shows that John and his brother Joseph, fought in the American Revolution but found no record on Footnote. The source I found the info on cites pp. 334 N&LA but doesn't say what that stands for. 
Will*28 July 1810 He left a will on 28 July 1810 at Will book 1 page 336 , Monongalia Co., West Virginia; In the name of God Amen: I John Bunner of Monongalia county and State of Virginia being weak and low, but of sound mind and memory do constitute this my last will and Testament Revoking and disannulling all other former wills here to fore by me made and constituting this as my last will and Testament and first of all I most humbly bequeath my soul to God beseeching his most gracious acceptance of it through the all sufficient merits and mediation of Jesus Christ who is able to serve to the uttermost all that came unto God by him. In this hope and confidence I trust and render up my Soul unto him with comfort. Secondly, I give and bequeath my Body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in a decent manner at the discretion of my beloved wife and executor here after named. As to my worldly Estate I give and bequeath in manner and form following
     That is to say first - I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Martha Bunner the House and one third of the land I now live on her choice of one horse two cows two sheep a negro girl by the name of Nancy and all the house hold furniture during her widow hood and no longer and after her decease or in case she should remarry the property bequeathed to her (the Land excepted) shall be sold and an equal distribution made amongst my three Daughters Namely Rebecca Ferrel, Mary Grubb, and Rachel Morgan - But in case Nancy should have any children during my wifes natural life or widow hood the increase I bequeath to my son Enoch -
     Item I give and bequeath to my son Reuben Bunner the Land he now lives on ( to him and his heirs ) it being laid off to him some time past being about ninety and a half acres more or less to my son John Bunner to him and his Heirs the plantation he now lives on being about one hundred Acres more or less -
     Item I give and bequeath to my son James Bunner to him and his heirs the plantation he now lives on being about one hundred and fifty acres more or less -
     Item, I give and bequeath to my son Amos to him and his heirs the Plantation he now lives on being one hundred fifty acres more or less and the land is to be divided between my sons James and Amos Bunner as I have formerly directed so that and equal dividend takes place -
     Item, I give and bequeath to my son Enoch Bunner to him and his heirs the plantation I now live on also a young sorrel mare Colt -
     I give and bequeath to my sons James and Amos twenty dollars each to be paid out of my stock - and after my wife takes her choice of the one horse two cows and two sheep as before mentioned the residue of my horses cattle and sheep to be sold and an equal distribution to be made amongst my three daughters namely Rebekah Ferrel Mary Grubb and Rachel Morgan reserving twenty dollars to each of my two sons James and Amos as before spiecefied.
     It is to be observed that I have Bond on Jeremiah Evans of Barkly County Virginia for two hundred dollars which became due the first day of September Eighteen hundred and Eight - My will is that the money be collected and equally divided amongst my three sons Reuben Bunner Joseph Bunner and John Bunner.
     I have also another Bond on the aforesaid Jeremiah Evans which became due the first day of September eighteen hundred and Seven of the same sum - My will is that one hundred and fifty dollars of that money be given to my son John Bunner the residue of the money together with the whole of the interest be delivered when collected, to my brother Gasper Bunner the hundred and fifty dollars directed to be paid to my son John Bunner, is to be paid in behalf of Gasper Bunner account of the Land my brother Gasper Bunner bought of my son John Bunner -
     I have another Bond will be due on the first day of September next on the aforesaid Jeremiah Evans of the amount of two hundred dollars- my will that is my brother Joseph Bunner have sixty dollars of the money when collected, the balance of the money to be equally divided amongst my six sisters and one nephew namely Catharine Strain, Susanna Baremore, Mary Gibson, Margaret Harmeason, Elizabeth Miller, Charlotte Sterne and Reuben Bunner of Kentucky. I will, nominate and appoint James G. Watson and Reuben Bunner my executors to this my last will and Testament.
In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand seal this twentieth day of July one thousand eight hundred and ten.
John Bunner (Seal)
Signed sealed and Delivered, in the presence of,
John Kirbey Joseph Benner
Gasper x Benner
his mark. 
Death*between 28 July 1810 and 8 October 1810 He died between 28 July 1810 and 8 October 1810 at Monongalia Co., West Virginia. 
Probate8 October 1810 His estate was probated on 8 October 1810 at Will book 1 page 336 , Monongalia Co., West Virginia; At a Court held for Monongalia County on Monday the 8th day of October 1810 This within last will & Testament of John Bunner Deceased was produced in Court proved by the oaths of John Kirby Joseph Bunner and Gasper Bunner subscribing witnesses thereto and ordered recorded.
Teste:
N. Evans C.M.C. 
Burial* He was buried at Malone Cemetery, Monongalia (now Marion) Co., West Virginia.1
Relationships5th great-grandfather of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart
3rd great-grandfather of Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell

Family

Martha (__________) d. bt 1818 - 1819
Marriage*between 1770 and 1775 He married Martha (__________) between 1770 and 1775. 
Children
Last Edited28 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. [S1901] Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial #61469356.