Bunzey, William

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Birth

William Bunzey was born ABT 1788 in Knox, Albany, New York [1], the son of Hendrik Bunzey (Bef. 1755 - 1830) and ?? Engle. Hendrik Bunzey probably settled in the Berne area circa 1800. His brother was:

Education

Military

William Bunzey is listed as a soldier who fought in the War of 1812 in History of the County of Albany by Tenney and Howell. They got their information from the source quoted below:
Number: 9,191
Name: Bunzey, William by Admistrator
Residence of Applicant: Knox, Albany County, New York
Amount Allowed: $58.00

Index of Awards on the Claims of Soldiers of the War of 1812, New York Adjutant General's Office, Originally published 1860

Occupation

Marriage & Children

William Bunzey married Mary Amelia Brandt (1794 – 1870), the daughter of Joseph (Thyendenaga) Brant (Brandt) (1742 – 1807) and Catherine Adonwentishon Croghan (1759 – 1837). Their children were:[2]

  • Silas Bunzey (1812 – 1857)
  • Sarah Bunzey (1816 – 1891) married Sylvester Allen
  • Jacob Bunzey (1824 – 1903)
  • Ira Bunzey (1827 – 1906)
  • Catherine Bunzey (1828 – )
  • Hiram Bunzey (1833 – 1906)

Death

William Bunzey died 11 Jan 1858 in Knox, Albany, New York[3]

Obituary

Additional Media

Sources

  1. Bunzey-Bronk Family Tree - Ancestry.com
  2. Bunzey-Bronk Family Tree - Ancestry.com
  3. Wiedman Family Tree - Ancestry.com