Earnest Albert Dunbar

30 October 1877–16 December 1953 (Age 76)
Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Earnest Albert

When Earnest Albert Dunbar was born on 30 October 1877, in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Edwin O Dunbar, was 26 and his mother, Julia Elizabeth Lesure, was 26. He married Camilla Ruth Ramsey on 6 October 1907, in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Barre, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. He died on 16 December 1953, at the age of 76, and was buried in Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Earnest Albert Dunbar
Camilla Ruth Ramsey
Marriage: 6 October 1907
Horace Dewin Dunbar
Eugene C. Dunbar
Constance A Dunbar
Malcolm Ramses Dunbar
Allen Stanley Dunbar

Spouse and Children

6 October 1907
Orange, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Edwin O Dunbar


    Julia Elizabeth Lesure




    Charles Earl Dunbar


    Pearl Clifton Dunbar


    Pearle E Dunbar



    Beulah Belle Dunber


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Dunbar, a place on the North Sea coast near Edinburgh, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + barr ‘top’, ‘summit’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Earnest A Dunbar in household of Edwin C Dunbar, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ernest Dunber in household of Edwin O Dunber, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ernest A Dunbar, "United States Census, 1940"

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