Reuben F. Dunkin

about 1843–13 January 1917 (Age 74)
New York, United States

The Life of Reuben F.

When Reuben F. Dunkin was born about 1843, in New York, United States, his father, Freeborn Dunkin, was 41 and his mother, Charity Johns, was 36. He married Julia A. Gobin on 20 September 1864, in Taylor Township, Owen, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Taylor Township, Owen, Indiana, United States for about 50 years and Clark Township, Clay, Arkansas, United States in 1910. He died on 13 January 1917, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hosea Cemetery, Knobel, Clay, Arkansas, United States.

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Reuben F. Dunkin
Julia A. Gobin
Marriage: 20 September 1864
William Freburn Dunkin
Charles Elmer Dunkin
Sarah Katharine Dunkin

Spouse and Children


    Julia A. Gobin


20 September 1864
Taylor Township, Owen, Indiana, United States


    William Freburn Dunkin


    Charles Elmer Dunkin


    Sarah Katharine Dunkin


Parents and Siblings


    Charity Johns




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World Events (8)


Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 8

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Irish: Dun, stronghold, and cinn, genitive of ceann, head, meaning the stronghold of the head

Sources (3)

  • Ruben Dunckir in household of Freburn Dunckir, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Reuben Duncan in household of Treebom Duncan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ruben T Dunkin in household of William F Dunkin, "United States Census, 1910"

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