Augustus A. Bunnell

The Dalles Dailey Chronicle (Oregon)
Saturday, April 4, 1896

Mr. A. Bunnell Dies

Word was received today by Mr. Dennis Bunnell that his father, Mr. Augustus Bunnell, died at Lewiston, Idaho, at 1 o'clock this morning. His remains will be shipped to The Dalles for burial, the funeral occuring at 2 o'clock Monday from the M. E. church of this city.

Mr. Bunnell was born August 13th, 1819, and is therefore 76 years of age. He was married at Elmire, N.Y., in 1849. The children were Dennis, William and Charles Bunnell, Mrs. Zoe Bunnell, and Mrs. Annis Bonney. Deceased came to Oregon in 1861, and lived continually in The Dalles from 1861 until three years ago, when he removed to Lewiston. He was universally known throughout this section of country, having been engaged in the tin ware business exclusively during his long residence in Wasco county.

Lewiston Teller
Lewiston, Idaho, April 9, 1896

Death of A. A. Bunnell.

Mr. A. A. Bunnell, a brother of C. C. Bunnell, of this city died at the residence of the latter last Saturday, April 5, at 12:45 a. m. His remains were taken to The Dalles by Sunday's boat for interment. The deceased had been sick since Feb'y 1st, with the grip. Early in March be took a relapse and on March 8th, received a stroke of paralysis from which he never recovered. He lingered unconscious for several days before the final end. Mr. Bunnell was a pioneer of the Northwest, having come to The Dalles in 1861, at which place he engaged in the hardware business for thirty years. He had been a resident of Lewiston since 1891 and had many friends here. He was born in Lewiston, N. Y., and was aged 76 years, 7 months and 21 days. He lived for several years in Michigan, where he married Miss Katherine White, of Syracuse, New York. He leaves four children living. He had been a member of the Methodist church for thirty years.

Buried in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in The Dalles, OR

Contributed by Natalie Huntley

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