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The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1209234418000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bunch
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Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1213214128000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bunch, Reed
Hi Lisa. I don't know if I'll be much help. I think someone from my mother's Whitley Co. Reed line married a Bunch. If I remember correctly, there may have been a divorce. Mom passed away recently so I can't ask her. It may come back to me. I do know that there are some Bunches buried at the Reed Family Cemetery in Whitley Co. I'm not sure how they are related. Maybe some of the names will mean something to you. They are:

Alex (1886 - 1945)
Edward L. (1918 - 1947)
Ester H. (1926 - 1991)
James C. (1914 - 1980)
Louvena (1911 - 1993)
Virgina L. (1891 - 1976)

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1214607881000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bunch
Hello are you related to the Bunch from Brownsville TN, my greatgrandfather was Nelson Bunch,

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1214657871000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Bunch
I'm not quite sure if I'm related to the Bunches from Brownsville. Is it close to Jellico or Willamsburg? My grandfather Bunch was a Cherokee Indian. Are you rich in the Native American history?

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1214657993000
Classification: Query
Surnames: ,
I wish I knew but I don't. The information you gave me isn't familiar at all.

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1214812066000
Classification: Query
Surnames: ,
no im not but, my G,G,G was originally from South Carolina, they moved to Tennessee, i dont know if that would help

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1271389636000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1271696914000
Surnames: Bunch, Griffin, Griffith
Hello! I was wondering: do you have a John Bunch, born roughly 1851, in your research? With it being such a common name, I'm having trouble matching him up. He married a Mary Griffin/Griffith sometime around 1890 and lived in Whitley county, Williamsburg area.

My grandmother, his granddaughter, is distinctly indian.

Thanks so much!

Cindy Pritt

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1314901853000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1315574599000
Surnames: Bunch, Watson
I have a Nelson Bunch b. possibly 8/18/1846, d.10 1914 of pellegra in my line. Son was James Bunch and grandson James Finley Bunch b. 2/21/20 in Evarts, ky. JFB was married to Mildred Teuchenhagen Watson and had 2 children with her. JFB probably worked as a miner in Butte, Montana and Kellogg-But=rke,l Idaho area.

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1326394843000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1326461375000
Surnames: Bunch
I have a Nelson Anderson Bunch B. 1813 father of Nelson Bunch b. 8/18/1846 and died 10/29/1914. Other names in line are James A and James F Bunch.

Re: The Bunch Family of Jellico, TN and Williamsburg, KY

Posted: 1332092374000
Classification: Lookup
Edited: 1332181423000
Surnames: Caddell, Bunch
The KY/TN Bunch line is primarily from the original John Bunch line of Virginia which had major landholdings in Louisa Co VA, but left there after the Revolution. They first settled in what was variously North Carolina, The State of Franklin, North Carolina again, then East Tennessee. Therefore, state of origin depends on the timeline. The earliest area Bunches appear in Sullivan and Hawkins KY, TN 1786 then in Grainger, Hancock, Campbell, Claiborne, Anderson and other East TN counties as they progressed across TN and into KY through the Cumberland Gap. After The War Between the States, the major area industry was timber, then coal into the 20th Century, and many Bunches did both.
My Bunch line crossed East TN after 1786 and went back and forth between Claiborne, Campbell in TN and Whitley, Knox, Bell and Harlan in KY. Most of my direct Bunches left KY by 1920, but I recently moved to Hawkins Co TN to continue my research. I've been collecting all Bunches in the East Tennessee area since 1969, in an attempt to link as many as possible and fill my own line. My Ancestry tree contains only the Bunches I'm focused on for my line, but I do have information on Absolum Bunch in my FTM tree and would be happy to help with other Bunches in the subject area.

Absolum's parents were:

Henry Bunch (11 Jun 1872,Whitley Co,Ky-6 Mar 1936, Whitley Co)
Mary Ann Caddell (2 Dec 1972 -?)
Henry and Mary's children were:
Alice Bunch (22 Aug 1890)
Ranzy Bunch (18 Nov 1892)
Angeline (26 Mar 1894)
Jane Bunch (3 Nov 1895)
Dewey Starlin Bunch (4 Aug 1898-24 Jul 1955)
Lewis Bunch (1900- )
Charlie Bunch (3 Jun 1901)
Ruby Bunch (1903- )
Albert Bunch (29 Sep 1904- )
Daisy Bunch (1908- )
Edith Bunch (1909- )
Absolum Berry Bunch (13 Oct 1906- )

Hope this helps.
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