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  • ID: I77537
  • Name: Sylvanus DUNHAM
  • Given Name: Sylvanus
  • Surname: DUNHAM
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 61E261702C61484EA60F9FBC841B6181C8B8
  • Change Date: 30 SEP 2007
  • Note:
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    Note:
    From History of Louisa Co. IA; 1912, S.J.Clarke Publishing, pp. 234-235, bio of
    Sylvanus Dunham

    Sylvanus Dunham b. 29 Aug 1822 in Fayette Co. IN to Nathaniel and Mary (Williams) Dunham, natives of NY. Father died and Sylvanus and mother left for west in 1836. They arrived in Louisa Co. in 1837.

    Sylvanus m. 26 April 1865 Martha Jamison, daug. of William D. and Isabella (Seeds) Jamison. Jamisons had 3 children: Martha; Susan m. S.A. Thompson of Morning Sun, IA; and Ira, deceased.

    Nine children to the Dunhams: Ira Edwin of MO; William Wright of Fredonia, KS; Harry Ansel at home; Mary Maud, deceased; Bertha Blanche, deceased; Sidney Sylvanus of Monte Vista, CO; Nellie Ursula m. F.G. Colburn of Oskaloosa, IA; Elmer Roy of Louisa Co., IA; and Fred Earl at home.

    Sylvanus Dunham d. 6 Sept. 1892(sic age 77 on 1900 census). Mrs. Dunham m. 24 Mar 1910 William L. Brown.
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  • Birth: 29 AUG 1822 in , Fayette, Indiana
  • Census: 1850
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 1850 Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
  • Note:

    1850 > Iowa > Louisa > Wapello Twp/PO extracted by Vern Taylor 2007 lists fam #79 DUNHAM Sylvans 26 IN Mary 50 NY, and Emaline WILLIAMS 12 IA.
  • Death: 6 SEP 1902 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
  • Burial: Bethel Cem, Louisa, Iowa
  • Note: http://iowawpagraves.org/view.php?id=417336
  • Ancestral File #: 20SK-LJ9



    Father: Nathaniel DUNHAM b: BEF 1795 in , , New York
    Mother: Mary WILLIAMS b: 10 JAN 1800 in , , New York

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth (Dunham) b: 1840 in , , Iowa
    • Married: ABT 1858 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    • Census: 1860 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    • Note:

      1860 United States Federal Census > Iowa > Louisa > Wapello extracted by Vern Taylor 2007 lists fam #1040 DUNHAM Sylvanus 35 IN farmer 10,000 3000, Elizabeth 21 IN, Eben W. 6/12 IA abt Jan 1860. Neighbor Wm WILLIAMS 34 IN.
    Children
    1. Has No Children Eben W. DUNHAM b: ABT JAN 1860 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa

    Marriage 2 Martha "Mattie" JAMISON b: JAN 1842 in , Madison, Ohio
    • Married: 26 APR 1865 in , Louisa, Iowa
    • Census: 1870 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    • Note:

      1870 > Iowa > Louisa > Wapello Twp/PO extracted by Vern Taylor 2007 lists fam #65 DUNHAM Sylvanus 46 farmer $1320 $26,245 IN, Martha 29 OH, Eddie 4 IA, Willie 2 IA, Harry 2/12 abt May 1870, John BROWN 21 OH hired hand.
    • Census: 1880 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    • Note:


      1880 Household:

      Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
      Sylvanus DUNHAM Self M Male W 56 IN Farmer NY NY
      Mattie DUNHAM Wife M Female W 39 OH Keeping House OH PA
      E. Ira DUNHAMW Son S Male 14 IA Farm Laborer IN OH
      W. William DUNHAM Son S Male W 12 IA At School IN OH
      A. Harry DUNHAM Son S Male W 10 IA At School IN OH
      S. Sidney DUNHAM Son S Male W 4 IA IN OH
      U. Nellie DUNHAM Dau S Female W 2 IA IN OH
      R. Elmer DUNHAM Son S Male W 2M IA IN OH
      Jemima POTTER Other S Female W 20 IA Domestic Servant IN IN
      Henry BOYER Other S Male W 26 IA Farm Laborer --- ---
      Douglas HELVERSON Other S Male W 17 IA Farm Laborer IN VA
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      Source Information:
      Census Place Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
      Family History Library Film 1254350
      NA Film Number T9-0350
      Page Number 459C
    • Census: 1900 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    • Note:

      1900 United States Federal Census > Iowa > Louisa > Wapello > District 90 extracted by Vern Taylor 2007 lists fam #372 Dunham S. aug 1822 77 m35 IN NY NY farmer, Martha Jan 1842 58 m35 children 9/7 living OH OH PA, Nellie Apr 1878 22 IA IN OH, Roy Mar 1880 20 IA IN OH, Fred may 1883 17 IA IN OH
      fam #373 DUNHAM Harry Mar 1870 30 IA IN OH, Eva jan 1873 26 m2 children 2/2 living WI IN IL, Dora mar 1893 7 SD MA WI, Frank jan 1895 5 IA MA WI
    Children
    1. Has No Children Ira Edwin DUNHAM b: ABT 1866 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    2. Has No Children William Wright DUNHAM b: 1867 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    3. Has No Children Harry Ansel DUNHAM b: MAR 1870 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    4. Has No Children Mary Maud DUNHAM b: ABT 1872 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    5. Has No Children Bertha Blanche DUNHAM b: ABT 1874 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    6. Has No Children Sylvanus Sidney DUNHAM b: 1876 in <, Louisa, Iowa>
    7. Has No Children Nellie Ursula DUNHAM b: APR 1878 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    8. Has No Children Roy Elmer DUNHAM b: MAR 1880 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa
    9. Has No Children Fred Earl DUNHAM b: 19 MAY 1883 in Wapello, Louisa, Iowa

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: LDS Historical database by Vern Taylor
      Title: LDS Historical database compiled by Vern Taylor Dec 2003
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ldshistorical&id=I1
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ldshistorical&id=I1
      Name: Footnote
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ldshistorical&id=I1
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliography
      http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=ldshistorical&id=I1
    2. Abbrev: Ancestral File (R)
      Title: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ancestral File (R) (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998)pyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998.
      Name: Footnotepyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998)
      Name: ShortFootnote
      Name: Bibliographypyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998.
      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA

      Repository:
        Name: Family History Library
        Salt Lake City, UT 84150 USA
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