Surname: Dunn

Slave Narrative of Fannie Dunn

Interviewer: T. Pat Matthews Person Interviewed: Fannie Dunn Location: 222 Heck Street, Raleigh, North Carolina I don’t ‘zakly know my age, but I knows and ‘members when de Yankees come through Wake County. I wus a little girl an’ wus so skeered I run an hid under de bed. De Yankees stopped at de plantation an’ along de road fur a rest. I ‘members I had diphtheria an’ a Yankee doctor come an’ mopped my throat. Dey had to pull me outen under de bed so he could doctor me. One Yankee would come along an’ give us sumptin’ an

Biography of Bert Edward Dunn

Bert Edward Dunn one of the proprietors of the Elite Laundry, has proven in his life record that success is not a matter of genius or the result of fortunate circumstances, but is the outcome of indefatigable industry, clear judgment and experience. He was born in Dalton, New York, June 28, 1869, a son of Albert and Nellie (Gearhart) Dunn, the former a farmer by occupation. He obtained a public school education and then turned his attention to cheese making. in which business he engaged for three years. In 1890 he arrived in Chicago and was engaged in railroading for

Biography of Matison F. Dunn

Matison F. Dunn has spent a long and productive career as an agriculturist in St. Joseph Township, and for the last two years has lived retired from farming in the village of St. Joseph, and has conducted a very successful real estate enterprise. Mr. Dunn is a native of Champaign County, having been born on a farm in St. Joseph Township, February 9, 1868, a son of Zephaniah M. and Elizabeth (Mapes) Dunn. His father was a native of Kentucky and his mother of Maryland. Zephaniah Dunn, who was born in 1831, was only two years of age when his

Biography of J. B. Dunn

J. B. Dunn, after many years of activity as an agriculturist in Champaign County, is living retired in the comforts and conveniences of a good town home on Third Street in St. Joseph. Mr. Dunn is a native of the grand old Blue Grass country of Harrison County, Kentucky. His parents were Benjamin F. and Rachel (Kerns) Dunn, also natives of Kentucky. Mr. Dunn grew up in Kentucky and acquired his education by attending about three months every year a subscription school. When he was ten years of age he lost the guidance and care of his mother and some

Slave Narrative of Dina Beard

Interviewer: Pernella Anderson, colored Person Interviewed: Dina Beard Age: b. 1862 Yes I was born in slavery time. I was born September 2, 1862 in the field under a tree. I don’t know nothing about slavery. I was too young to remember anything about slavery. But I tell you this much, times ain’t like they used to be. There was easy living back in the 18 hundred years. People wore homemade clothes, what I mean homespun and lowell clothes. My ma spun and weaved all of her cloth. We wore our dresses down to our ankles in length and my

Biography of Henry Dunn

There was a romantic side to early western history, romantic in the reading, and romantic and perilous in the living, which will always have a place in American literature. The men who participated in it were of the quality of manhood of which good soldiers are made, with a dash of the explorer, the adventurer and the pioneer. They were the avant heralds of advancing civilization, and when civilization came they were quick to avail themselves of the advantages it offered, and were more farseeing than some other men when it came to penetrating the future and sizing up its

Rufus E. Dunn

Private, F. Artly., Btry. B, 47th Regt.; of Columbus County; son of John F. and Mary Dunn. Entered service June 23, 1918, at Whiteville, N.C. Sent to Camp Kearney, Cal. Mustered out at Camp Meade, Md., Feb. 2, 1919.

Dunn, Amy Elizabeth Bowman – Obituary

Mrs. C. A. Dunn passed away at the home of her parents [William Bowman and Xantippe Lee] at Pendleton, Ore., Saturday [June 3, 1922] after a long illness. Following an operation in Spokane last spring, she went to her parents’ home at Pendleton to recuperate, returning here several weeks ago apparently greatly improved in health. Believing that her complete recovery would be more rapid at Pendleton, Mr. Dunn prevailed upon her to return there shortly after coming home but a relapse occurred and a week ago Tuesday, Mr. Dunn and son, Ray, were summoned to Pendleton because of her serious

William H. Dunn

1st Lt., Co. K, 30th Div., 119th Inf.; of Wilson County; son of W. J. and Mrs. M. S. Dunn. Entered service July 14, 1917, at Wilson, N.C. Sent to Camp Glenn. Transferred to El Paso; Camp Royster, Weldon, N.C.; Camp Greene, N.C. Sailed for France May 12, 1918. Fought at all battles with 30th Div. until wounded at battle of Cambrai offensive Sept. 30th by shell. Sent to Hosp. No. 42, Gen. British, U. S. Base No. 29, London, Eng.; St. Mary’s at Hoboken; base at Camp Greene, base at Camp Jackson. Served on border from Sept 29, 1917,

Dunn, Robert Delaine – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Robert Delaine Dunn, 47, of Amity, a former Baker City resident, died Nov. 4, 2004. There will be a memorial service in the spring. Macy’s Funeral Home at McMinnville is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Dunn was born on Jan. 6, 1957, to Delaine and Bonnie Byrne Dunn at Baker City. He graduated from Grant Union High School in 1975 and served in the U.S. Army for 10 years. He lived in various places in Eastern Oregon, including La Grande, before moving to Amity in 1998. He worked as an auto mechanic and enjoyed cars, music and