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Re: Looking for info on a SpanAm War Vet, Please Help
Posted by: ancestryseeker (ID *****0397) Date: October 16, 2009 at 15:27:15
In Reply to: Looking for info on a SpanAm War Vet, Please Help by Matthew Boire of 893

Oregon Death Index:Name:
Bunten, Joseph R
County: Washington
Death Date: 20 D 1942

For some reason SpAm War veterans pensions included in the database of Civil War Veterans Penison on Ancestry:
Joseph R Bunten filed in Oregon May 10th 19? couldb be 26 or 24
listed the following assignments/units:(best I can read the cursive writting on scanned image of card)
MG Co 2 Inf Maine NG (B D)
29 Batty US Field Art
D 7 US Cav G 14 US Cav
3 Batty US Field Art
Application #S1539.081 Certificate #A-4-13-17 in Oregon

WWI Draft Registration Card filed Cumberland Co Maine:
Joseph Roy Bunten living 248 B Portland, Cumberland ME age 38 b. April 15, 1880, white, Naturalized Citizen, Cook for Grand Trunk on Leland Pond & Portland Nearest relative: Mrs Maude Bunten same address Med height, Med build, Blue Eyes, Brown Hair, not bald, No loss of limbs or physically disqualified. sgned Sept 18 (no year but prob 1918)

1920 ME Cumberland Co Portland censu:
Joseph R Bunten age 38 married, immigrated 1882, NA 1905, b. Canada-English/parents Canada-English cook for R.R.
wife Maude age 36 married imm:1908 NA 19?? b. Canada-English/parents Canada-English

1910 is a clerk for a hotel, single age 30 listed as Joseph R Bunton living in Bangor Maine.

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