I have a listing I got from the Chowan county courthouse that lists the marriage bonds of 3 Elijah Bunchs and 1 Elisha.
Elijah and ann parrish married Aug. 26 1794
Elijah ( says son of Elisha and absilla) and Eliza blanchard married nov. 4 1867
Elijah bunch jr and penelope Avery 24 nov 1838
Elisha Bunch and Absala Goodwin married march 2 1830
So I'd say it looks like Elijah who married ann is the SR
Question do you know anything on the children of Elijah jr?
Hope it helps ---- Raymond