James Vance Bunten

James Vance Bunten
b. 16 December 1816, Mercer County, Kentucky, to William and Leannah (Wilson) Bunten
d. 16 July 1875, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri

m. 19 October 1841, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri
Ursula Flanary
b. 4 December 1820, Virginia
d. 10 September 1883, Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri

Children with Ursula Flanary:

  • Mary Ann (1842-1848)
  • Sarah Jane (1844-1848)
  • John F. (1846-1875) married Sallie Merritt
  • Susan S. (1848-1886) married John Wiley Worrel
  • William (1850-1930) married Alta Marlotte
  • James Marion (1852-1917) married Mary B. Nettie Jenkins
  • Henry Clay (1854-1869)
  • George Washington (1855-1856)
  • Martha Lee (1857-1879)
  • Thomas Green (1858-1943) married Dora Emma Gardner
  • Benjamin Franklin (1863-1864)

James Vance Bunten’s father, William Bunten, left Kentucky, James’s birthplace, due to his antipathy to slavery. James V. Bunten resided at Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, and moved in 1841 to Rushville, Buchanan County, Missouri.

Submitted by:
Boris N. Bulatkin
Wichita KS

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