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Deacon John Dunham

Male Abt 1587 - 1669  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Deacon John Dunham 
    Born Abt 1587  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 1589  [2, 3
    Died 2 Mar 1669  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Person ID I6859  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Richard Dunham,   b. of Langford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 Nov 1624, Langford, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susan Keno,   b. Bef 12 Dec 1586,   d. Bef 22 Oct 1622  (Age < 35 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1612  Clophill, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8
    Children 
    +1. John Dunham,   b. Between 1615 and 1616, Leiden, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1692, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F915  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Balliou,   d. Aft 1668, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Oct 1622  Leiden, Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Rev. Jonathan Dunham,   b. Abt 1625, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1717, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)
    +2. Abigail Dunham,   b. Abt 1627, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F12247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated 1632 to Plymouth with his second wife and family. He was a weaver. Many times deputy to the Plymouth general court, Plymouth selectman, other offices.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1647] The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New York Historic Genealogical Society, 2004.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S607] Mrs. John E. Barclay, "Notes on the Dunham Family of Plymouth, Mass." The American Genealogist 30:143, April 1954.

    4. [S119] Ancestors and Descendants of Andrew Lee and Clarinda Knapp Allen, by Gerald R. Fuller. Esther Fuller Dial, ed. The Andrew Lee Allen Family Organization, 1952.

    5. [S502] Gale Ion Harris, "Captain Richard Wright of Twelve-Mile Island and the Burnhams of Podunk: Two Seventeenth-Century Connecticut River Families." The American Genealogist 67, January 1992.

    6. [S3449] New Englanders in Nova Scotia, manuscript and collection of articles and research material, including articles written by Fred E. Crowell in the 1920s and 30s for the Yarmouth Herald, and also Crowell's research notes. R. Stanton Avery Special Collections, New England Historic Genealogical Society. Searchable at americanancestors.org.

    7. [S503] Robert Leigh Ward, "The English Origin and First Marriage of Deacon John Dunham of Plymouth, Massachusetts." The American Genealogist 71:130, July 1996.

    8. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011., "By about 1615".