Fay Edward Dunn

Brief Life History 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
Eva Lillian Wilson
Fay Edward Dunn
Martha Alma Dunn
Dorothy Dunn

Sources (5)

  • Fay E Dunn in household of Wilford E Dunn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Fay Edward Dunn - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Fay Edward Dunn
  • Fay Dunn, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

World Events (4)


U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

1917 · Joining the First World War

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

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

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