This home was built in 1883 for Sarah Bunn Jones and her husband, attorney Frank Hatch Jones. Sarah Bunn Jones was the third of six children of Illinois industrial pioneer, Jacob Bunn (1814-1897) and his wife, Ada Richardson Bunn. In 1892 Sarah Bunn Jones left this home to care for her widowed and ailing father. This home then became the residence of George W. Bunn, the fifth child of Jacob Bunn and Ada Richardson Bunn.
George W. Bunn served as President and Chairman of Springfield Marine Bank, President of Bunn Capital Grocery Company, and as a member of the Board of Directors of Illinois Watch Company. In addition ... Read more