Mary Dunn

Femaleabout 1887–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Dunn was born about 1887, in West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Hiram Dunn Sr, was 52 and her mother, Elizabeth Lamb, was 43.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Dunn Sr
1836–1920
Elizabeth Lamb
1845–1912
John Lamb Dunn
1864–
Sarah Dunn
1885–
Mary Dunn
1887–
Thomas Lamb Dunn
1871–
James Lamb Dunn
1872–1921
Jane Inglis Dunn
1873–
Elizabeth Lamb Dunn
1875–1917
Janet Lamb Dunn
1878–1880
Hiram Dunn
1881–1951

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (3)

    1890 · Opening of the Forth Railway Bridge.

    Age 3

    The Forth Bridge is a railway bridge across the Firth of Forth river in the east of Scotland, 9 miles west of Edinburgh City Center. It is considered as a symbol of Scotland and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was opened on 4 March and was the longest single cantilever bridge span in the world until 1919. It is still in operation.

    1908

    Age 21

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    1914

    Age 27

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    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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