Mary Dunn

about 1887–
West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Dunn was born about 1887, in West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, Hiram Dunn Sr, was 51 and her mother, Elizabeth Lamb, was 42.

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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

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Dunn Sr

    Male1836–1920Male

    Female1845–1912Female

siblings

(9)

    John Lamb Dunn

    Male1864–Male

    Thomas Lamb Dunn

    Male1871–Male

    James Lamb Dunn

    Male1872–1921Male

    Female1873–Female

    Elizabeth Lamb Dunn

    Female1875–1917Female

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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

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.

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