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Francis Marvin Bunce
Birth: Dec. 25, 1836
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1901
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

United States Navy Rear Admiral. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in Annapolis, Maryland in 1857, and served on several ships during the Civil War, most notably the USS Penobscot, USS Pawnee and USS Patapsco. He later served on the staff of North Atlantic Blockading Squadron commander Rear Admiral John A. B. Dalhgren. After the war he commanded the North Atlantic Squadron and the Brooklyn, New York City, New York Naval Yard. He was promoted Rear Admiral in 1898 and retired that year. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Marvin Bunce (1806 - 1859)
  Frances Ann Brace Bunce (1805 - 1838)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Bull Bunce (1839 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Rogers Bunce (1872 - 1873)*
  Lucy Brace Bunce Day (1873 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathan Brace Bunce (1832 - 1912)*
  James Russell Bunce (1834 - 1840)*
  Francis Marvin Bunce (1836 - 1901)
  William Gedney Bunce (1840 - 1916)**
  James Russell Bunce (1842 - 1874)**
  Frances Bunce Ryce (1844 - 1920)**
  Russell Bunce (1846 - 1874)**
  Alfred C Bunce (1851 - 1928)**
  James Russell Bunce (1872 - 1874)**
  E M Huntington Bunce (1874 - 1874)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section 5, Lot 116
 
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Originally Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Jun 08, 2011
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Francis Marvin Bunce
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- sjm
 Added: Dec. 25, 2016
Thank you, Admiral for your lifetime of leadership and service to our country while serving United States Navy. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Oct. 19, 2016
Your service to our nation is remembered by the Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.
- Spanish American War
 Added: Feb. 10, 2016
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