Rachael Dunn

about 1843–6 January 1923 (Age 80)
Civil District 4, Johnson, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Rachael

When Rachael Dunn was born about 1843, her father, Larkin Dunn, was 32 and her mother, Catherine Jackson, was 26. She had at least 1 son with Calvin Main. She lived in Johnson, Tennessee, United States for about 30 years. She died on 6 January 1923, in Civil District 4, Johnson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Main
1824–1900
Rachael Dunn
1843–1923
Sheridan Phillip Maines
1867–1942

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846
Age 3
Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1865
Age 22
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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

Don
Done
Donn
Down
Downing
Downs
Dun
Dunford
Dunne
Dunnett
Dunning
Dunsford
Dunson

Sources (5)

  • Rachel Dunn in household of Larkin Dunn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rachel Dunn in household of Larkin Dunn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rachel Maines in household of Calvin Maines, "United States Census, 1880"

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