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From: "pat sherwood" <>
Subject: Re: [DUNN-L] Texas Dunns
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 1999 08:13:24 -0500
Alexander is my ancestor, also. I didn't know about the Texas connection.
Would like to hear more. I do have Alexander's brothers who fought in the
Rev. War, thanks to Kelly Dunn, another researcher. Kelly lives on the big
Pat Dunn Sherwood
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From: Beverly Lazo <>
Sent: Sunday, November 14, 1999 3:19 AM
Subject: Re: [DUNN-L] Texas Dunns
> Theses aare my TEXAS DUNNS :
> Not from Cass or Marion Counties but you never know. As youw ill notice
they are from GA and
> AL. Let me know if anything connects . Bev Lazo
> 1) 1.Alexander DUNN (I am still working on proving this generation)
> Birth Date: 1762
> Birth Place: Rutherford, North Carolina
> Death Date: 1846
> Death Place: Chambers County, Alabama
> History: Revolutionary War Soldier
> Spouse: (Poss)Tabitha WOOTEN
> Children: William
> Joseph H.
> (2) 1.2 Joseph H. DUNN
> Birth Date: 1795
> Birth Place: Monroe County, Georgia
> Elmira & Joseph H. Dunn b. GA
> Elmira "Mirah" Dunn was b. c. 1810 in GA. She m. Phelps Haynes 7 July
1826 in Perry
> Co. AL. I believe that Joseph H. Dunn b. c. 1795 in GA who m. Polly Haynes
in 1824 in Perry
> AL is her brother. I have not been able to connect them to any other AL
> Joseph lived
> in Tallapoosa Co. AL in 1840, I'm sure, and in Grimes Co. TX by 1850. He
and his children
> spread out
> over TX. His children were John M., Henry F., Joseph W., Harrison B.,
Andrew W., Mariah F.,
> M., and James R. Elmira's children were Rebecca, George Washington,
Tabitha, Louisa, and
> Susannah Haynes. She m. second to Cornelius Wingate and lived in Winston,
Leake, and Attala
> counties in MS. Possible fathers are the Alexander Dunn who was a Rev.
soldier, as he was in
> Co. in 1820 about the time they arrived in AL, or a Benjamin Dunn. Any
> Connee Kroeger
> * I cannot find Joseph H. Dunn int he 1840 AL census ofr Tallapoosa Cty. I
do find a John
> DUNN in that census and I find a J.H.DUNN in Dallas Cty , AL in the 1830
census along with
> DUNNs in Alabama 1830 Census this would be when John McAlister DUNN was 2
years old and I
> find listed in Dallas County,AL
> J.H.DUNN possibly Joseph H. ??
> John DUNN
> Josiah DUNN
> Thomas DUNN
> William DUNN
> No townships are licted for these names.
> resource verification Marriage records Alabama online @ Ancestry.com :
> *see also copy of marriage certificate
> Full Context of Marriages--Alabama to 1825
> Perry County
> Dunn, Joseph H. married Haynes, Polly on 28 Apr 1824 in Perry County,
> Spouse: Polly HAYNES 55
> Birth Date: 1810
> Birth Place: Georgia
> History: First Name May Be Mary
> Spouse Father: Phelps HAYNES (1770-1849)
> Spouse Mother: Lucy HURT (1772-1816)
> Marriage Date: 28 April 1824/1826
> Marriage Place: Perry County, Alabama
> Children: James R.
> John MacAlister
> Henry F.
> Joseph W.
> Harrison B.
> Andrew W.
> Mariam F.
> Mary M.
> (3) 1.2.2 John MacAlister DUNN
> Birth Date: 1828
> Birth Place: Alabama
> Death Date: 1903
> Death Place: Burnet Texas
> Occupation: Confederate War Hero
> Spouse: Cynthia Ann YARBROUGH
> Birth Date: About 1836
> Birth Place: Crockett, Houston County, Texas
> Death Date: 1881
> Death Place: Tilden, Texas
> Spouse Father: John Swanson YARBROUGH (1774-1862)
> Spouse Mother: Mary Elizabeth GALBREATH /GALBRAITH
> Marriage Date: 18 January 1854
> Marriage Place: Gonzales Texas
> Children: Mary
> Franklin "Buddy "
> Nancy Elizabeth
> Joseph Bill
> Amanda "Mandy"
> Cynthia Ann
> George Washington
> Myrah Annie
> Alice "Allie"
> (4) 126.96.36.199 Cynthia Ann DUNN my great grandmother
> Birth Date: 17 January 1866
> Birth Place: Prob.Gonzales /Coryell County,Texas
> Death Date: 24 May 1955
> Burial Place: Whitely Cemetery Route 29/Old Sneider Place
> Spouse: Cornelius R. ROBINSON
> Birth Date: 26 July 1855
> Death Date: 3 October 1933
> Burial Place: Old Whitely Cemetery Route 29/Sneider Place
> Spouse Father: Unknown ROBINSON
> Spouse Mother: UNNAMED
> Spouse Notes:
> ROBINSON, Cornelius Marriage
> Wife: S. A. DUNN (note the letter S for C in Cynthia she must have
spelled it with an S
> instead of a C.)
> Marriage Date: 10 Apr 1883 Recorded in: Mc Mullen, Texas
> Source: FHL Number 1012549 Dates: 1877-1895
> > Is anyone working on Dunns of Cass and Marion County, TX?
> > I am looking for info on a J. P. Dunn in Marion Co., TX at 1860
> > and a Samuel Dunn and family as found in Cass Co., TX
> > at the 1860 census:
> > DUNN, Saml 47 male farmer GA
> > DUNN, E. 35 female GA
> > DUNN, W. M. 22 male teacher AL
> > DUNN, S. H. 20 male AL
> > DUNN, Bettie 18 female GA
> > DUNN, H. 16 female GA
> > DUNN, S. L. 12 female GA
> > DUNN, C. 10 female GA
> > Appreciate any info on their background and migration
> > into northeast Texas.
> > Thanks.
> > Tod
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