Ada Claire Dunn

Brief Life History of Ada Claire

When Ada Claire Dunn was born on 8 August 1884, in Farmington, Whitman, Washington, United States, her father, Francis Berrian Dunn, was 27 and her mother, Mary Margret Masterson, was 25. She died on 6 May 1976, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States.

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Francis Berrian Dunn
Mary Margret Masterson
Ina May Dunn
Ada Claire Dunn
Grace Dunn
Marquerite Dunn
Ruby Jane Dunn
Francis Ray Dunn
Frederick Clark Dunn

Sources (5)

  • Clare A Dunn in household of Frank P Dunn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada Cla Dunn, "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998"
  • Ada C Dunn in household of Frank P Dunn, "United States Census, 1900"

World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brown-haired’ or ‘chieftain’. Compare Dunne . This name has sometimes been Anglicized as Brown .

English: nickname for a dark complexioned or swarthy man, from Middle English dun ‘dun, dark’ (Old English dunn ‘dull brown’).

Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’. Compare Dun .

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

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