Charles Warren Dunn

17 January 1873–17 June 1969 (Age 96)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Charles Warren

When Charles Warren Dunn was born on 17 January 1873, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Aldridge Dunn Jr, was 40 and his mother, Jane Ellen Caruth, was 35. He married Frances (Fanny) Williams on 19 December 1904, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 June 1969, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Warren Dunn
Frances (Fanny) Williams
Marriage: 19 December 1904
Esther Mae Dunn
Zula Frances Dunn

Spouse and Children


    Frances (Fanny) Williams


19 December 1904
Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States



    Zula Frances Dunn


Parents and Siblings



    George H Dunn


    Thomas Caruth Dunn




    John A Dunn Jr.


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 19

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 25

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

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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Sources (3)

  • Charles W Dunn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles W Dunn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles W Dunn, "United States Census, 1920"

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