Howard G. Dunn

July 1850–15 November 1927 (Age 77)
Wayne Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life of Howard G.

When Howard G. Dunn was born in July 1850, in Wayne Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, his father, William Dunn, was 34 and his mother, Dorothy Elizabeth Crane, was 35. He married Harriet Ellen Handshy on 27 February 1872. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Perry Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States for about 40 years and Ohio, United States in 1927. He died on 15 November 1927, in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard G. Dunn
1850–1927
Harriet Ellen Handshy
1853–1919
Marriage: 27 February 1872
Charles Dunn
1881–1900
Alice Belle Dunn
1882–1946

Spouse and Children

    Male1850–1927Male

    Harriet Ellen Handshy

    Female1853–1919Female

MARRIAGE
27 February 1872
Wayne Township, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
children

(2)

    Charles Dunn

    Male1881–1900Male

    Female1882–1946Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Dunn

    Female1846–1846Female

    Male1850–1927Male

    Florence L Dunn

    Female1857–1859Female

    Cora E. Dunn

    Female1860–1937Female

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 10

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 22

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Howard Dunn in household of Dorothy Dunn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Howard G Dunn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard Dunn, "United States Census, 1880"

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