Bunt, Richard Edward (1858-1918)

Richard Edward Bunt was a canneryman. He lived at 1938 Beach Avenue in 1905.

He was born on August 24, 1858, in Windsor, Ontario. His father was Francis W. Bunt; his mother was Mary McKenzie.

On August 24, 1887, in Brandon, Manitoba, he married Mary (“Minnie”) McKenzie. She was born on November 24, 1860, in Listowel, Ontario. Her father was John McKenzie; her mother was Catherine Munro.

Richard and Mary appeared in the 1901 Canada census, living in Vancouver with their children. However, Richard was not in the Vancouver directories until 1905.

By 1911, Richard, Mary (called “Minnie”), and their children, were living in Nanaimo, British Columbia.

Minnie died in Victoria, British Columbia, on October 20, 1915. She was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria.

Richard died on December 23, 1918, in Victoria British Columbia. He was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria.

 

Richard and Mary (“Minnie”) had the following children.

 

Roxie (Roxanne or Rachel) Clare Bunt

Roxie (Roxanne or Rachel) Clare Bunt was born in the rural municipality of Wallace, Manitoba, on June 8, 1889.

She did not marry. She died in San Francisco, California on April 18, 1938.

 

Gordon Douglas Bunt

Gordon Douglas Bunt was born in Virden, Manitoba on June 3, 1893. On May 3, 1920, in Vancouver, he married Hilda Southwell, the eldest daughter of George Henry Southwell and Jane Hunter.

Gordon died at sea on October 15, 1941.

Hilda later married Rueben Fitz Randolph. He was born on June 3, 1880.

Reuben died on September 3, 1956, in Monterey County, California.

Hilda died on August 1, 1961, in Santa Clara County, California.

 

 

Sources

Richard Edward Bunt

 

Vancouver directories.

Manitoba Marriage Registrations, Registration Number: 1887-001457, Edward Bunt and Minnie McKenzie, date of marriage: August 24, 1887; place of marriage: Brandon.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVN-22H : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Richard E Bunt, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 12, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

1911 Canada Census, British Columbia, Nanaimo, 9 Saanich, page 16, family 1053, lines 32-35, http://automatedgenealogy.com/census11/View.jsp?id=60133&highlight=32&desc=1911+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Richard+Bunt.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLVY-QBC : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Richard Edward Bunt, 23 Dec 1918; citing , British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13084, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927112.

Richard Edward Bunt, obituary, Vancouver Daily Colonist, December 24, 1918, page 7: “Mr. Richard Edward Bunt passed away yesterday morning at the Isolation Hospital. Deceased had been a resident of this city for a number of years and was well known. The remains are reposing at the B.C. Funeral Parlors. Notice of funeral will be given later.”

Richard Edward Bunt, obituary, Vancouver Daily Colonist, December 25, 1918, page 7: “The funeral of Mr. Richard Edward Bunt will take place on Thursday from the B.C. Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m. where private service will be held by Rev. Dr. W. L. Clay. The late Mr. Bunt was born at Windsor, Ont., 61 years ago, coming to this city about 16 years since. He is survived by one daughter, Miss Roxie bunt, and one son, Lieut. Douglas Bunt, R.N.V.R. Interment will take place in the family plot at Ross Bay Cemetery. Richard Edward Bunt, obituary, Vancouver Daily Colonist, December 24, 1918, page 7: “Mr. Richard Edward Bunt passed away yesterday morning at the Isolation Hospital. Deceased had been a resident of this city for a number of years and was well known. The remains are reposing at the B.C. Funeral Parlors. Notice of funeral will be given later.”

 

Mary A. (“Minnie”) McKenzie (wife of Richard Edward Bunt)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2W-MZD : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Mary Bunt, 20 Oct 1915; citing Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13083, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927293.

Mary Bunt, obituary, Victoria Daily Colonist, October 22, 1915, page 7: “Mrs. Mary Bunt, wife of Mr. Richard E. Bunt, died on Wednesday night at the family resistance, Patricia Avenue. She was born in Listowell, Ontario, and spent the last ten years in Victoria. She is survived by a husband, one son, one daughter, her mother, four brothers and a sister, who are living in various parts of the world.”

 

Roxie Clare Bunt (daughter of Richard Edward Bunt)

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1889-003245, Rocksy Clare Bunt, date of birth: June 8, 1889; place of birth: Rural Municipality of Wallace; mother: Minnie Bunt.

“Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KY2S-C9X : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Roxie R Bunt; Washington, Seattle, Passenger Lists, 1890-1957; 062 – Aug 1921 – 1 Sep 1921.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCNP-TGR : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Roxie Bunt in household of Ruth C Spande, Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0027, sheet 2A, family 10, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 217.

“California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8C5-8YG : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Roxanne Clare Bunt, 1934.

Roxie Claire Bunt, death notice, Vancouver Daily Colonist, April 36, 1938, page 14: Bunt – On April 18, in San Francisco, there passed peacefully away, Roxie Claire Bunt, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Bunt, of Victoria.”

 

Gordon Douglas Bunt (son of Richard Edward Bunt)

Manitoba Birth Registrations, Registration Number: 1893-006697, Gordon Douglas Bunt, date of birth: June 8, 1889; place of birth: Rural Municipality of Wallace; mother’s name: Minnie McKenzie.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N2JJ-C31 : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Hilda Southvell, 06 Jan 1892; citing Monk-Wearmouth, Durham, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1514571.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J7FG-F2B : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Hilda Southvell, 06 Jan 1892; citing Monk-Wearmouth, Durham, England, reference item 3 p 149; FHL microfilm 1514571.

“Canada Census, 1911”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QV95-S689 : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Hilda Southwell in entry for H G Southwell, 1911.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDD7-9LV : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Gordon Douglas Burt and Hilda Southwell, 03 May 1920; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B12904, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2032873.

Bunt-Southwell marriage notice, Vancouver Province, May 5, 1920, page 13: “Bunt – Southwell; The wedding of Miss Hilda Southwell, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George H. H. Southwell, recently of Victoria and Lieut Gordon Douglas Bund, R.N.V.R., only son of the later Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Bunt of Victoria, took place at Christ Church on Monday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W.H. Vancouver. The bride was given away by her father and attended by her sister, Miss Nora Southwell and Miss Roxie Bunt. Mr. George Southwell supported the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Bunt left for Portland later and upon their return they will make their home in Vancouver.

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 56170913, Ch Off Gordon Douglas Bunt, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=56170913, Birth: Jun. 8, 1893; Death:       Oct. 15, 1941.

“Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X6YT-699 : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Lee Fitz Randolph, 03 Jun 1880; citing Ravenna, Portage, Ohio, reference 2:2RH4GZ5; FHL microfilm 891394.

“Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X63G-9HY : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Lee Fitz Randolph, 03 Jun 1880; citing v 2 p 74, Ravenna, Portage, Ohio; FHL microfilm 891394.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KZKS-GNT : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Lee Fitz Randolph, 1917-1918.

“United States Census, 1920,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MHWY-88C : accessed 27 Aug 2014), F Lee Randolph, San Francisco Assembly District 32, San Francisco, California, United States; citing sheet 3A, family 59, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1820137.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/24XT-3LF : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Lee F Randolph, 1929.

“United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942”, index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V486-YJL : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Lee F Randolph, 1942.

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPWW-7ZZ : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Lee Fitz Randolph, 03 Sep 1956; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 96100893, Lee Fitz Randolph, Birth: Jun. 3, 1880, Ohio, USA; Death: Sep. 3, 1956, Monterey County, California, USA.

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VPNY-ZWL : accessed 27 Aug 2014), Hilda Randolph, 01 Aug 1962; citing Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 96100893, Hilda Randolph, Birth:                 Dec. 10, 1900, England; Death: Aug. 1, 1962, Santa Clara County, California, USA.

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