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Janie Bunch Asbury
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1905
Death: Jun. 1, 1986


Of My Aunt Janie, I always Loved her. I had some wonderful Aunts. They always had open arms, and hugs for a little girl, named Rita Faye.

JANIE (BUNCH) ASBURY: BORN: 10-24-1905, DIED: 6-1-1986
Husband: John Asbury - 5-17-1900 - 4-29-1973

Children: Kathleen, Helen, Geogia Mae, Opal, and Dorothy.
son, Ocshell



George and Amanda (Hurst) Bunch settled in "Bunchtown" and had 9 children. Life was very hard. The family lived in Bunchtown until 1933, when TVA was established, came through and bought all the land in the area and forced families to spread out over East Tennessee, The only thing remaining in "Bunchtown" today is a large cemetery, which is visited and maintained periodically.

Brothers & Sisters:

HUGH B.BUNCH: BORN: 11-20-1888, DIED: 2-11-1930
INFANT SON: BORN: 3-1-1910, DIED: 3-1-1910
JAMES BLUTCHER BUNCH: BORN: 3-1-1910, DIED: 6-15-1975
SAMUEL G. BUNCH: BORN: 8-16-1885, DIED: 1-4-1955
WILLIE B. BUNCH: BORN: 10-20-1892, DIED: 4-16-1918
GEORGE BUNCH: BORN: 7-24-1904, DIED: 1-3-1929
JANIE (BUNCH) ASBURY: BORN: 10-24-1905, DIED: 6-1-1986
SHELLIE (BUNCH) NOBLIN: BORN: 5-12-1895, DIED: 5-19-1977
BERTHA (BUNCH) COLLIER: BORN: 10-8-1898, DIED: 6-20-1982


Martin Van Buren (Born: 9-1836),
and Mary Jane (Hopson)Bunch. (Mary was Born: 7-1838.)
They were married 2-2-1856.

1900 census, Claiborne dist 8. hh. 287. Martin Bunch, born Sept 1836. age 63, married 44 years. wife is Mary, born July 1838.

She has borne 13 children, 12 are living.
In the home are Lien A Bunch, dtr, born Dec 1883,
Sallie Hurst, dtr, born Jan 1878,
and Sallie's children Myrtle bn Dec 1895 and Lettie born May 1899.
Claiborne marriages, 1838-1935. (just names & the year of marriage, also the book & page number that they appear in the courthouse records).
In 1894 Salley Bunch was married to John Hurst.


James Martin, (Born-1799, died-12-16-1882), and Isabel (Taylor), (Born- Abt. 1810) Bunch, they lived in Grainger County, Tennessee in 1799.

Aunts and Uncles:

Nancy Jane, Born-abt. 1856,
Millie, born-abt. 1858,
Richard Edgar, born-abt. 1886,
Isabella, born- abt. 1862.

George's 5th Great-Grandfather: Born-1636 in England, Died-1700, wife Mary...
Arrived and settled in Lancaster County, VA in 1651.
2nd Great-Grandson of John and Mary:
Joseph Martin Bunch , born, June 15, 1749, and married (in 1783) Mary Ann (Eckhols)Bunch.
Moved to Claiborne County, Tennessee in 1805.
They settled on the CLINCH RIVER and established "BUNCHTOWN." They had 12 children.


May Your Cherished Memories of your loved Ones Bring You Peace and Comfort.
If you have a few moments please stop by my sponsored ones and leave a flower they are always welcome. May God Bless You and Yours.

Rita (Epperson) Miracle
Family links: 
  George Calvin Bunch (1865 - 1933)
  Amanda Hurst Bunch (1866 - 1943)
  John Asbury (1900 - 1973)*
  George Asbury (1924 - 1954)*
  Pauline Asbury (1927 - 1942)*
  Samuel G. Bunch (1885 - 1955)*
  Hugh B. Bunch (1888 - 1930)*
  Della Bunch Parker-Epperson (1890 - 1971)*
  Willie W Bunch (1892 - 1918)*
  Shellie Bunch Noblin (1895 - 1977)*
  Bertha Bunch Collier (1898 - 1982)*
  George Bunch (1904 - 1929)*
  Janie Bunch Asbury (1905 - 1986)
  G.C. Bunch (1910 - 1910)*
  James Blutcher Bunch (1910 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Raven Hill Cemetery
Claiborne County
Tennessee, USA
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