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THE CHILDREN OF JESSE, JR. & MARY M. (WHARTON) DUNLAP

  *VICTIMS OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN  MEADOWS MASSACRE*
 


Ellender Dunlap was the oldest daughter of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born 15 January 1839 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 younger siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. She was 18 years old, and single, when she died.

Inscription:

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

ELLENDER DUNLAP, 18

Nancy M. Dunlap was the second daughter of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born 17 December 1840 in Madison County, Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. She was 16 years old when she died.

Inscription:

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

NANCY M. DUNLAP, 16

James D. Dunlap was the only son of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born 20 October 1842 in Arkansas. He, along with his parents, and of 6 of his  9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 14 years old when he died.

Inscription:

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

JAMES D. DUNLAP, 14

Lucinda Dunlap was one of the twin daughters of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born abt. 1845 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. With her twin sister, Susannah, the two girls were reported to have been killed after the other Arkansas Emigrants had already been murdered because they had run into the hills and hid in the bushes. Lucinda Dunlap was 12 years old when she died.

Inscription:

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

LUCINDA DUNLAP, 12

Susannah Dunlap was one of the twin daughters of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born abt. 1845 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. With her twin sister, Lucinda, the two girls were reported to have been killed after the other Arkansas Emigrants had already been murdered because they had run into the hills and hid in the bushes. Susannah Dunlap was 12 years old when she died.

Inscription:

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

SUSANNAH DUNLAP, 12

Margarette Dunlap was the fifth daughter of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born abt. 1846 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Margarette Dunlap was 11 years old when she died.

Inscription:

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

MARGERETTE DUNLAP, 11

Mary Ann Dunlap was the sixth daughter of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born abt. 1848 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. Mary Ann Dunlap was 9 years old when she died.

IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS  LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS  EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

MARY ANN DUNLAP, 9

  2008 A.C. Wallner for the Mountain Meadows Association. All rights reserved

Leave virtual flowers - MMA FIND A GRAVE MEMORIALS:

                     ELLENDER DUNLAP
                     NANCY M. DUNLAP
                     JAMES D. DUNLAP
                     LUCINDA DUNLAP

                     SUSANNAH DUNLAP
                     MARGARETTE DUNLAP
                     MARY ANN DUNLAP


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