Addie Mae Dunn

Female7 May 1878–2 September 1959

Brief Life History of Addie Mae

When Addie Mae Dunn was born on 7 May 1878, in Florence, Williamson, Texas, United States, her father, Thomas Newton Dunn, was 42 and her mother, Nancy "Nannie" Jane May Finley, was 35. She married Horace Guy Smith on 10 April 1904, in Williamson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 5, Williamson, Texas, United States in 1900 and Post, Garza, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 2 September 1959, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Post, Garza, Texas, United States.

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Horace Guy Smith
Addie Mae Dunn
Marriage: 10 April 1904
Thomas Alexander Smith
Lena Mae Smith
Walter Faye Smith
Marjorie Isabelle Smith

Sources (29)

  • Adam A Dunn in household of Thomas Dunn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Addie Dunn, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Addie Mae Smith, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1904Williamson, Texas, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 3

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


    Age 12

    Historical Boundaries: 1890: Lubbock, Texas, United States

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 22

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    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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