James William Dunmire

23 February 1919–20 July 1995 (Age 76)
Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Dunmire was born on 23 February 1919, in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Dunmire, was 29 and his mother, Ninie E Rosenberger, was 29. He lived in Manor Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 20 July 1995, in Manorville, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Worthington, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James William Dunmire
Marjorie Ellen Slagle

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    Verle E Dunmire


    Mary Susanna Dunmire


World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Perhaps a variant of Scottish Dunmore, a variant of Dunmore .2 Alternatively, a respelling of German Dannmeyer or Dannmeier, a distinguishing name for a farmer ( see Meyer ) whose farm was by a pine forest (Middle Low German dan, Middle High German tan ‘pine tree’, ‘pine forest’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James W Dunmire in household of William A Dunmire, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James W Dunmire in household of William A Dunmire, "United States Census, 1930"
  • U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014

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