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Dunhams of TN 1700's, MO 1819-1865, ILL 1865's-1900's

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Dunhams of TN 1700's, MO 1819-1865, ILL 1865's-1900's

Posted: 15 Feb 2005 9:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 24 Apr 2006 8:33PM GMT
Surnames: Dunham
I am looking for information about the Dunham’s that were in Tennessee in Washington county around 1775 then moved to Nashville and were signers of the Cumberland Compact. There was a John Dunham sr. and John Dunham jr were signers of the Cumberland Compact. John Dunham Sr. had many children; John, Daniel, Henry, and Polly. John Dunham Sr. and many of his kids and grandchildren were killed fighting Indians in and around the Nashville area, but they lived were Belle Meade Plantation stands today. In fact the oldest cabin still standing is at the Plantation and was built by the Dunham family. I am trying to find out where they came from before the came to East Tn (then it was North Carolina). They served in the Militia during the Rev War and Joseph Dunham (Presumed to be John sr.s Brother) was a scout for Col Seiver.
I have lots of info, but even more questions>
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
bdunham405 15 Feb 2005 4:26PM GMT 
Karen Amspacher 26 Mar 2005 12:05PM GMT 
Debra Claussen 26 Mar 2005 1:09PM GMT 
rwaegelin 26 Mar 2005 5:08PM GMT 
grohg 4 Apr 2005 3:21PM GMT 
Betsy_Waegeli... 5 Apr 2005 12:27AM GMT 
Gary groh 9 Apr 2005 2:35AM GMT 
Betsy_Waegeli... 10 Apr 2005 12:51AM GMT 
Gary Groh 10 Apr 2005 8:32PM GMT 
Betsy_Waegeli... 11 Apr 2005 12:09AM GMT 
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