Lanisa Dunn

1856–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lanisa

When Lanisa Dunn was born in 1856, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Larkin Dunn, was 45 and her mother, Catherine Jackson, was 39. She lived in Johnson, Tennessee, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Larkin Dunn
1811–1880
Catherine Jackson
1817–1900
Susannah Dunn
1834–1920
Rachael Dunn
1843–1923
Martha Dunn
1848–
Asa Dunn
1851–
Laurina Dunn
1853–
Mary Dunn
1837–1903
Malinda Caroline Dunn
1840–1919
Umberson Dunn
1844–1916
Rebecca Dunn
1846–
Lanisa Dunn
1856–
Louvenia Dunn
1857–
James E Dunn
1857–1912

Parents and Siblings

    Larkin Dunn

    Male1811–1880Male

    Catherine Jackson

    Female1817–1900Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (1)

  • Louisa Dunn in household of Larkin Dunn, "United States Census, 1870"

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