Bunker, Eber

American-born sailor who was an early whaler, merchant and landowner.

Milestone
Born
Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
07 Mar 1761
Arrived Sydney
1791
Died
27 Sep 1836
Name
Commemorated by
Occupation
Position
1791
1799 - 1808
Property
Owner of
1810 - 1836
Relationship
Parent of
Spouse
1786 - 1808
Spouse
1810 - 1821
Spouse
1823 - 1837

Bunker, Eber

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Born in Massachusetts, Eber Bunker left North America at the time of the American revolution, and became a whaler and trader. He was granted land in Sydney, NSW and Tasmania, and became a prominent merchant and an influential colonist.