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John Bunch

Birthplace: New Kent County, Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in New Kent County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bunch; John Bunch; Mary Bunch (Barnard) and Mary Bunch
Husband of Temperance Bunch (Bates) and Mary Bunch
Father of Ann Blevins; John Bunch, of Taylor's Creek and Paul Bunch
Brother of James Bunce; Deborah Bunce; Abigail Parsons; Jonathan Bunce ; Elizabeth Bunce and 2 others

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About John Bunch

1705 - John Bunch, "a Mulatto," and Sarah Slayden, a white woman, petitioned the Council of Virginia on 16 August 1705 to allow them to be married because the Minister of Blisland Parish had refused to marry them (McIlwaine, Executive Journals of the Council, III:28). The Council was undecided on the issue since "the intent of the Law was to prevent Negros and White Persons intermarrying," and John Bunch was a "Mulatto." The matter was referred to the Court to decide (Ibid., 31).

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John Bunch's Timeline

New Kent County, Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
Age 25
Salem, Cumberland County, NJ, USA
November 19, 1691
Age 26
Age 27
New Kent, Virginia
Age 27
February 28, 1729
Age 64
New Kent County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)