Georgia Family Group Sheet for William Davis DUNNAM Family

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Submitted by: Vicki Burress Roach
Email address:  vickiroach@ymail.com
 

Husband: William Davis DUNNAM
Birthdate: 1807
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: AFT 1860
Place of death: Probably Mississippi
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Father: Robert Commander Dunnam, Sr.
Mother: Mary Ann Davis

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Wife: Elizabeth unknown
Birthdate: ABT 1806
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: AFT 1860
Place of death: Probably Mississippi
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CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John Franklin Dunnam
Sex: M
Birthdate: 1828
Birthplace: Georgia
Death date: 15 APR !886
Place of death: Burleson County, Texas
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Spouse's name: Eliza Brooks

Child No. 2: Mary Ann Dunnam
Sex: F
Birthdate: ABT 1832
Birthplace: Georgia or Marshall County, Alabama
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Child No. 3: Enoch James Dunnam
Sex: M
Birthdate: 8 FEB 1833
Birthplace: Alabama
Death date: 24 SEP 1864
Place of death: Lovejoy Station, Atlanta, Georgia
Burial: Glenwood Cem., Thomaston, Georgia
Marriage date: 1. BEF 1855, 2. 6 MAR 1855
Marriage place: Both in Mississippi
Spouse's name: 1. Sarah Ann Moore, 2. Rebecca E. Downey

Child No. 4: Andrew Dunnam
Sex: M
Birthdate: ABT 1835
Birthplace: Alabama
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Marriage date: 11 FEB 1859
Marriage place: Tippah County, Mississippi
Spouse's name: Sybrater Cordelia Dulaney

Child No. 5: Frances Dunnam
Sex: F
Birthdate: ABT 1836
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Child No. 6: Adaline Dunnam
Sex: F
Birthdate: ABT 1840
Birthplace: Alabama
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Spouse's name: unknown Wade

Child No. 7: Susan Dunnam
Sex: F
Birthdate: ABT 1842
Birthplace: Alabama
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Spouse's name: unknown Davies

Child No. 8: Martha E. Dunnam
Sex: F
Birthdate: ABT 1844
Birthplace: Alabama
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Spouse's name: Thomas Stroud

Child No. 9: James "Jim" Thomas Dunnam
Sex: M
Birthdate: 26 FEB 1848
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: 19 DEC 1929
Place of death: Tippah County, Mississippi
Burial: New Prospect Cem., Tippah Co., MS
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Spouse's name: H. Angeline "Ann" Reed

Child No. 10: William Dunnam
Sex: M
Birthdate: ABT. 1849
Birthplace: Mississippi
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Child No. 11: Harriett Dunnam
Sex: F
Birthdate: ABT 1852
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Child No. 12: Theophious Greenbury Dunnam
Sex: M.
Birthdate: SEP 1854
Birthplace: Mississippi
Death date: ABT 1907
Place of death: Possibly Allen, Oklahoma
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Marriage date: ABT 1873
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Spouse's name: Alice Reed
 
 

Documentation:
Land Patent Report
Document number 19692
William D. Dunnam
authority: April 24, 1820 Cash Entry Sale
signature date: Oct. 1, 1835
land office: Cahaba
SE section 30 township 7 north range 9 east
St. Stephens, Meridian
40.25 acres
Monroe County
Land Patent Report
Document number 19693
William D. Dunnam
authority: April 24, 1820 Cash Entry Sale
signature date: Oct. 1, 1835
land office: Cahaba
NWSW section 29 township 7 north range 9 east
St. Stephens, Meridian
40 acres
Monroe County
1850 Tippah Co., MS census
William Dunnam age 43 male farmer GA
Elizabeth 44 female GA
Mary Ann age 18 female GA
Andrew age 15 AL
Francis age 14 AL
Adaline age 10 AL
Susan age 8 AL
Martha E. age 6 MS
James age 3 MS
Thos. H. Roach deed from William D. Dunnam (Tippah Co., MS Book Q page
631)
This indenture made and entered into this the 19th day of Dec. in the
year of our Lord 1857 between William D. Dunnam and his wife Elizabeth of
the first part and Thomas H. Roach of the second part witnesseth that for
and in consideration of the sum of two hundred dollars in hand paid the
first part...
land in the county of Tippah SW 1/4 of section 29 township 6 range 4 east
supposed to be 20? acres more or less...
Signed W.D. Dunnam
Elizabeth Dunnam (her X)
1860 United States Federal Census
about Elizabeth Dunham
Name: Elizabeth Dunham
Age in 1860: 54
Birth Year: abt 1806
Birthplace: Georgia
Home in 1860: Itawamba, Mississippi
Gender: Female
Post Office: Marrietta
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
William Dunham 52
Elizabeth Dunham 54
Adalyne Dunham 20
Susan Dunham 18
Martha Dunham 17
James Dunham 13
William Dunham 11
Harriett Dunham 8
Theopholus Dunham 6
JOHN FRANKLIN NOTES: 1850 Tippah Co., MS census
District 2
John Dunnam age 20 male farmer GA
Eliza age 16 female born TN
Jane BROOKS age 46 female born TN (wonder if this is Eliza's mother???)
(speculation that this is the same person??? Living next door to William
and Elizabeth)
Buried in Jacobs Chapel cemetery in Tippah Co., MS is Rebecca E. DUNNAM
born Feb. 8, 1832, died Nov. 26, 1911.  Wonder if this is Eliza???)
1880 United States Federal Census
about Enoch F. Dunham
Name: Enoch F. Dunham
Home in 1880: Hookerville, Burleson, Texas
Age: 13
Estimated birth year: abt 1867
Birthplace: Texas
Relation to head-of-household: Son
Father's name: J. F.
Father's birthplace: Alabama
Mother's name: Lucy A.
Mother's birthplace: North Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Cannot read/write:
Blind:
Deaf and dumb:
Otherwise disabled:
Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
J. F. Dunham 51
Lucy A. Dunham 42
Robert A. Dunham 22
William A. Dunham 20
John Dunham 19
George P. Dunham 17
Mary E. Dunham 14
Enoch F. Dunham 13
Marion C. Dunham 11
Irene Dunham 8
Willie Dunham 6
NOTES FOR ENOCH JAMES: From Ann Terry received in 1998.
1. Enoch enlisted in Mobile, AL on Dec. 2, 1847 and was honorably
discharged on June 28, 1848. He served as a private in Company C of
Captain Daniel Gibbs in the regiment commanded by Lt. Col. J.J.
Seabils/Seabits?, Alabama Volunteers.
2. Enoch J. Dunnam and Rebecca E. Downin were married by James Kelly,
Esquire on or about March 6, 1856 in the State of Mississippi.
3. Rebecca was born Feb. 8, 1833 at Lauderdale Co., AL.
4. Mexican War Pensions were enacted Jan. 29, 1887.  Rebecca's
application for pension was approved June 4, 1888.  She was granted a
pension of $8 per month on account of her dependence and disability
because of obesity and heart problems.  Mexican War pensions were
increased to $12 per month by the Act of Dec., 1892.  Rebecca appeared
before the Tippah Co. clerk on Feb. 4, 1893 to petition for the increase.
She was living at Clarysville, Tippah Co., MS at that time.
1850 Tippah Co., MS census
E.J. Dunnam age 22 male farmer born AL
Sarah Ann age 16 female born GA
1860 Tippah Co., MS census
Enoch J. Dunnum age 33 male farmer /200 AL
Rebecca E. 28 female AL
Frances 8 female MS
Mary 7 female MS
Julia 5 female MS
Franklin 3 male MS
Sabitha 1 female MS
Military records ordered from the State Archives
E.J. Dunnam Co. H., 23rd Regiment Mississippi Volunteers
Enlisted: Feb. 20, at Jackson, Mississippi, from depot for a period of 3
years.
Deserted May 22, 1863.
He was mustered March and April 1864.  Says he enlisted: Oct. 1, 1862 at
Enterprise, Mississippi by Major Berry for 3 years.  Last paid by: Capt.
Thompson to Dec. 31, 1863.  Was present.
July and August 1864 he was present.  Remarks: Returned to his company
the 6th of Nov. 1863 from which time pay is due him.
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
about Enoch J. Dunnam
Name: Enoch J. Dunnam
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Mississippi
Regiment Name: 23 Mississippi Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 23rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company: H
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M232 roll 11
NOTES FOR ANDREW: Not sure this is the wife of this Andrew since I have
several?
Andrew Dunam and J.H. Davis are held and bound to the State of Miss. in
the sum of $200.00...
Andrew Dunnam and Sibrater C. Dulany are applying for a marriage license.
E.W. Harris, Justice of the     Peace
NOTES FOR JAMES THOMAS: 1880 Union Co., MS census, Albany page 268B
James T. Dunnam farmer age 32 MS GA SC
Ann, keeping house age 26 MS TN SC
Effy D. dau. 8 MS MS MS
Thomas son 6 MS MS MS
Marietta dau. age 3 MS MS MS
1900 United States Federal Census
about James Dunnam
Name: James Dunnam
Home in 1900: Beat 3, Union, Mississippi
Age: 52
Estimated birth year: abt 1848
Birthplace: Mississippi
Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Spouse's name: Angeline
Race: White
Occupation: View image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
James Dunnam 52
Angeline Dunnam 47
Leander Dunnam 19
1910 Tippah Co., MS census
DUNHAM James T. head MW 62 married  39 years MS AL AL
Ann wife FW age 48 4 children/4 living MS TN AL (believe her age is
incorrect or she lied?)                                 .