Ollie Hickman Dunkin

13 July 1877–1 August 1953 (Age 76)
Sullivan, Moultrie, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ollie Hickman

When Ollie Hickman Dunkin was born on 13 July 1877, in Sullivan, Moultrie, Illinois, United States, his father, David Henry Dunkin, was 27 and his mother, Bettie Duncan, was 31. He married Lucy Mable Legg on 25 December 1904, in Virgil City, Cedar, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Tustin, Orange, California, United States in 1930 and Tustin Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. He died on 1 August 1953, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana Heights, Orange, California, United States.

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Ollie Hickman Dunkin
Lucy Mable Legg
Marriage: 25 December 1904
Virgil Henry Dunkin
Marshall Fielding Dunkin

Spouse and Children

25 December 1904
Virgil City, Cedar, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Henry Dunkin


    Bettie Duncan




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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 14

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
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

1 Scottish and Irish: variant of Duncan .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnchinn ( see Dinkins ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ollie H Dunkin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • O H Dunkin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ollie H Duncan, "United States Census, 1920"

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