He made a will in Accomack Co., VA, September 4, 1798. John named his wife and Arthur Watson as executors. Tabitha Bunting and Polly Watson served as witnesses. (Wills, Deeds, District Court 1800-1806, Accomack Co., Reel 74, p. 252, VA State Archives)
John's will was probated in Accomack Co., VA, October 20, 1802. John left his whole estate to his wife Peggy. (Wills, Deeds, District Court 1800-1806, Accomack Co., Reel 74, p. 252, VA State Archives). Margaret, widow of John, was left 40 Pounds by her father-in-law, George Bunting, Sr., to raise the children. (Accomack Co. Wills 1809-1812 Reel 62, p. 366) John Bunting "of George" is listed in the 1800 census, page 2 (10020-1001003)
Estate Inventory & Sale October 20, 1802 included among those purchasing from estate: Peggy Bunting, Jonathan bunting, Robert Jenkins, George Bunting, Smith Bunting, George smith. George Bunting was paid for inventory. (Accomack Co. Wills 1809-1812 Reel 62
John Bunting and Margaret "Peggy" Conquest had the following children:
+ 583 i. George8 Bunting (III).
+ 585 iii. John "Shepard" Bunting was born 1802.
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