Ezra Dunn

about 1767–

The Life Summary of Ezra

When Ezra Dunn was born about 1767, his father, John Dunn Jr, was 41 and his mother, Grace Kelley, was 38. He married Mary Wear on 7 January 1790, in Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Dunn
about 1767–
Mary Wear
1772–
Marriage: 7 January 1790
Letitia Ann Dunn
1790–
Elizabeth Dunn
1791–
Grace Dunn
1793–
Sarah Dunn
1797–1879
Robert Dunn
1799–
Ruth Dunn
1805–1846
John Dunn
1808–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1790Annapolis Royal, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Dunne
    Brown
    Don
    Done
    Dunsford
    Dunford
    Donn
    Dunson
    Dun

    Sources (12)

    • Ezra Dunn in entry for Robert Dunn, "Nova Scotia, Births and Baptisms, 1702-1896"
    • Ezra Dunn, "Nova Scotia, Marriages, 1711-1909"
    • Ezra Dunn in entry for Robert Dunn, "Canada, Nova Scotia Church Records, 1720-2001"

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