History of Greene County,
SAMUEL BUNTING.—Among the representative men of
Township we mention Samuel Bunting, a farmer and stock-grower, who was
Fayette County, Penn., April 28, 1836.
He is a son of Samuel and Nancy (Butler)
Bunting, natives of Pennsylvania,
and of German and English origin. Mr.
Bunting’s father, who has made milling the business of his life, has
reached the advanced age of eighty-four years.
Samuel was the fourth in his family of eleven children, and was
up in Fayette and Greene counties, having lived in the latter since he
eight years old. Early in life he
learned the miller’s trade with his father, continued in the business
1885, and has since been engaged in farming where he now resides near
Carmichaels, Penn. He was united in marriage February 22, 1859,
with Agnes, oldest daughter of Samuel and Mary (Cree) Horner. Mrs. Bunting is of English descent. Her father was a wealthy miller, and also
engaged somewhat extensively in farming.
In politics Mr. Bunting is a Prohibitionist.
He and his wife are zealous and active
members of the Presbyterian Church, in which he is an elder, and is
serving as assistant superintendent of the Sabbath-school.
History of Greene
Samuel P. Bates
Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago.
Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles
The Greene County,
Biographies Project –
Date of Transcription: 18 June 2007
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