John D Dunning

28 June 1826–27 October 1901 (Age 75)
New York, United States

The Life of John D

When John D Dunning was born on 28 June 1826, in New York, United States, his father, Gerard Dunning, was 41 and his mother, Mary Polly Hicks, was 41. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Harriet Curtice. He died on 27 October 1901, in Webster, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Webster, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John D Dunning
1826–1901
Harriet Curtice
1847–
Polly Hicks Dunning
1883–1909
John Donald Jr Dunning
1889–1908

Spouse and Children

    Male1826–1901Male

    Harriet Curtice

    Female1847–Female

children

(2)

    Polly Hicks Dunning

    Female1883–1909Female

    John Donald Jr Dunning

    Male1889–1908Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Abel Dunning

    Male1811–1881Male

    Lawton Dunning

    Male1813–1839Male

    Richard Dunning

    Male1814–1895Male

    Almy Dunning

    Female1817–1868Female

    Philo Dunning

    Male1819–1900Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 1

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Perthshire, recorded in 1200 as Dunine and later as Dunyn, from Gaelic dùnan, a diminutive of dùn ‘fort’.2 English: patronymic from Dunn .3 Irish: variant of Downing .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John D Dunning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • D John Dunning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John D Demming, "United States Census, 1900"

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