Fay Edward Dunn

21 August 1916–9 May 1921 (Age 4)
Three Creek, Owyhee, Idaho, United States

The Life of Fay Edward

When Fay Edward Dunn was born on 21 August 1916, in Three Creek, Owyhee, Idaho, United States, his father, Wilford Edison Dunn, was 20 and his mother, Eva Lillian Wilson, was 18. He died on 9 May 1921, in Three Creek, Owyhee, Idaho, United States, at the age of 4, and was buried in Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilford Edison Dunn
1896–1985
Eva Lillian Wilson
1898–1967
Fay Edward Dunn
1916–1921
Martha Alma Dunn
1918–2010
Dorothy Dunn
1921–1951

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (4)

1917

Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Fay E Dunn in household of Wilford E Dunn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Fay Dunn, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Fay Edward Dunn, "BillionGraves Index"

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