He married three times. He married Mahala (wife of W.R.Bunting). He married Agnes Bloxom in Accomack Co., VA, March 3, 1810. (Nora M. Turman, Marriage Records of Accomack Co. VA 1776-1854) She was the widow of Custis Bloxom.
He married Elizabeth (wife of W.R.Bunting) in Accomack Co., VA, January 29, 1827. (Nora M. Turman, Marriage Records of Accomack Co. VA 1776-1854) She was the widow of Thomas Fox. William R. Bunting sold land to Matthias Outten on March 1, 1810, part of which he'd purchased of John Boissard and part of which he'd inherited from his brother, Edmund Bunting, and in a division of land from his father, Levin Bunting, between the heirs of said Levin. The property was in Accomack County bounded by the county road, a branch of Folly Creek and the lands of Amey Bunting (William's sister) (Wills, Deeds, District Court 1807-1830, Accomack Co., Reel 74, p. 146, VA State Archives) William is shown on the 1810 and 1820 census of Accomack County, St. George's Parish.
Only because he named a daughter, Adah, is it thought that William's mother was by Levin's second wife, Adah.
Accomack court stipulated on September 28, 1835 that Elizabeth Bunting be appointed guardian of Amy and William Bunting, orphans of William R. Bunting. (George Core)
William Robinson Bunting(Sr.) and Mahala(wife of W.R.Bunting) had the following children:
Adah's will was probated in Accomack Co., VA, October 28, 1833. Adah called herself daughter of William R. in her will. She named her "mother-in-law", widow of William R. Bunting, Elizabeth, as her executor and left her everything. Witnesses to the will were William Groten and John Hargis.
172 ii. William Robinson Bunting(Jr.) was born in Accomack Co., VA March 15, 1830. William died January 24, 1909 in Accomack Co., VA, at 78 years of age. He married twice. He married Annie P. Shield in Accomack Co., VA, December 31, 1849. (Nora M. Turman, Marriage Records of Accomack Co. VA 1776-1854)
Annie was born 1827. Annie died 1891 at 64 years of age. She was the daughter of James K. and Elizabeth Shield. She was buried just outside the rear door of the old Bunting farmhouse. (George Core)
Polly was born 1841. Polly was the daughter of William Haley. She was the widow Bull at her marriage to Bunting, age 52. Known to the family as Uncle Billy, he lived with his sister, Amy, and her husband and was buried by his wife outside the rear door of the old Bunting farmhouse. (George Core) NOTE: His marriage license to Annie Shield shows him ward of Golden Fox.
William Robinson Bunting(Sr.) had the following child:
John was born about 1833. John was the son of Levi Core. John and Am lived on the old Bunting Farm near Folly Creek with Amy's widowed brother, William Robinson Bunting. (George Core, ghote)
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