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Charles Henry Brunk
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Birth: Aug. 26, 1862
Havilah
Kern County
California, USA
Death: May 28, 1928
Bakersfield
Kern County
California, USA

Charles was the son of George W. Brunk Sr. and Caroline Bohna, grandson of pioneer Christian Bohna. His paternal grandparents were Abraham Brunk and Matilda Bond

He is thought to be the first Caucasian child to be born in Havilah, CA. He worked as a vaquero, butcher, miner and cattle buyer. He married Mary V. Yelkin on July 30, 1883 and they had 13 children. A daughter Ruby Caroline
is buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Bakersfield, Kern Co., CA.
 
 
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 Parents:
  G. W. Brunk (1824 - 1869)
  Caroline E Dooley (1847 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Virginia Yelkin Brunk (1864 - 1948)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Gertrude Brunk Wallis (1884 - 1964)*
  George Cleveland Brunk (1885 - 1959)*
  Nell Ruth Brunk Seeger (1889 - 1930)*
  Myrtle Melvina Brunk Gay (1891 - 1985)*
  Calvin Virgil Brunk (1891 - 1975)*
  Hazel Leora Brunk Langan (1894 - 1972)*
  Harold Leon Brunk (1894 - 1915)*
  Ruby Caroline Bayless (1897 - 1973)*
  Ernest Frederick Brunk (1900 - 1965)*
  Charles Henry Brunk (1904 - 1981)*
  Anna Catherine Brunk (1907 - 1908)*
  James Clifford Brunk (1907 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Henry Brunk (1862 - 1928)
  Virginia Lee Brunk Smith (1864 - 1941)*
  George Washington Brunk (1870 - 1953)*
  Ida B Pascoe (1878 - 1978)**
  Jonathan B Dooley (1881 - 1918)**
  Effie Dooley (1887 - 1887)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Bakersfield
Kern County
California, USA
Plot: 1334-12
 
Created by: Cindy Rea
Record added: Apr 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50615811
Charles Henry Brunk
Added by: Arthur Allen "Art" Moore III
 
Charles Henry Brunk
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Charles Henry Brunk
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Added by: Dean Hirst
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 23, 2010

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 Added: Apr. 3, 2010
 
 
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