for finding this Delaware County, Ohio Cemetery:
Drive North from
Columbus, Ohio on I-71 to Rt. 36. Turn right toward Sunbury. Shortly
after exiting the freeway and before you get to Sunbury, the cemetery
will be on a hill on the right side of the road.
the cemetery there are six sites of Dunham gravesites.
To locate this
site, drive into the cemetery road by the cemetery sign and look for
two Dunham stones on your left. Buried there are Thomas H. Dunham
and Jeremiah Dunham (Both are sons of Harlock and Elizabeth Dunham
according to Susan Williams
(another Dunham descendant)
in an e-mail dated 19 June 2001.) They would have been Walter
Dunham's (#35) nephews and Ann
Dunham Leach's (#18) cousins.
GPS: 40° 15.904'
N, 82° 54.362' W.
died Aug. 22, 1842:
in his 32 years.
died July 25, 1845:
in his 29. years.
To locate this
site, drive farther down the cemetery road and look for a line of
seven stones arranged in a line parallel to the road. Buried there
are Jeremiah Dunham (Son of Eleazer and Miriam and grandson of Harlock.
Harlock was Walter Dunham
(#35)'s brother, so Harlock's grandchildren are Walter's grandnieces
and grandnephews), Debbrane Dunham (Daughter of Eleazer and Miriam
and granddaughter of Harlock), Sarah E. (Elizabeth) Dunham (Daughter
of Eleazer and Miriam and granddaughter of Harlock), Elizabeth Haskins
Dunham (Wife of Harlock Dunham; ie.Walter
Dunham's sister-in-law), George C. Dunham (unknown relationship,
but probably son of Eleazer and Miriam), and Miriam Meranda Clark
Dunham (Wife of Eleazer; Harlock's daughter-in-law). One small stone
between Elizabeth and George cannot be read. (The source of the relationships
to Walter Dunham's brother, Harlock, is History
of the Dunham-Donham Family in America web
site--- founded 20 March 1997, created and maintained by James A.
GPS: 40° 15.687'
N, 82° 54.361' W to 40° 15.886'N,
E. & M. Dunham
died Apr. 6
Aged 2 Weeks
E. & M. Dunham
died Jan 6
2 mo & 6ds
E. & M. DUNHAM
June 23, 1851
yrs. 2 mo
& 28 d's
O blsd exchange, seraphic flight
From earth to Heaven, from faith to sight
Let youth prepare for O how soon
The morning flower may blast at noon.
Feb 27 1856
appears to be the top of a stone similar to that of George (shown
below). It might be the top part of Miriam Meranda Clark Dunham's
stone shown below "WIFE OF E. DUNHAM".
Feb 13 1855
Aged 21 y
4 m's & 17 D's
Sept 18 1859
Aged 15? Y's
9 M's & 13? D's
locate this site, find the middle of the old section of the cemetery.
Buried there are Thomas Dunham, Mehalah Dunham, Caroline Dunham, and
James E. Dunham. Thomas was
Walter Dunham (#35)'s
brother. Mehalah (Beardskey Hawkins) was Thomas' third wife. Caroline
(Abbott) was Thomas' first wife. James E. was Thomas'
son by Caroline, and he was Walter's nephew.
40° 15.892' N, 82° 54.346'W to
40° 15.891' N, 82° 54.346' W.
OCT 5 1882
84 Y. 3 M. 6
a visit to Thomas' burial site on 26 June 2007, there was a flag and
a war medallion for WWI. This medallion was obviously placed in the
wrong spot. Thomas may have served in the War of 1812 with his brothers,
but that is not known by Susan Snyder.
MARCH 5 1880.
83YS. 7 MS. & 1 D.
NOV 27 1851
Aged 22 Y.
11. Mo. & 28 D
locate this site, look near the eastern most cemetery drive adjacent
to the old part of the cemetery. These stones are in the 3rd row west
of that drive and face east. Buried there are Silas Dunham (Walter
Dunham's brother [Jonathan Dunham]'s
son; ie. Walter's nephew) and Silas' first wife, Irena Roloson, Elmina
(his and Irena's infant daughter), and Joel Dunham (another son of
Jonathan Dunham, brother of Silas, and nephew of Walter.)
40° 15.882' N, 82° 54.335' W to
40° 15.880' N, 82° 54.336' W
Jan 29 1855.
34 Yrs 2Ms
& 18 Ds
SILAS & IRENA
died Nov 8
E. 2 Y. 11 M
is the stone for Silas Dunham and Irena and is labeled "FATHER
AND MOTHER DUNHAM." The left side is inscribed for Irena, as
described below. The right side is inscribed for Silas, as shown below.
To the left of the tombstone is a small stone labeled "I. D."
To the right of the tombstone is a small stone labeled "S. D."
OCT. 5, 1854
42Y. 3M. 18 D.
JULY 18, 1894
86 Y. 7 D.
5: To locate this site, look near the S.E. Corner
of the old part of the cemetery. Buried there are F. Marion Dunham,
and Phebe J. Dunham. According to E-mail received by Susan L. Snyder
on 17 June 2001 from Susan Williams, F. Marion was Francis Marion.
He was the son of Silas Dunham (who was the son of Jonathan Dunham,
Walter's brother) and Phebe J. Roloson (Silas' 2nd wife) . Francis
Marion Dunham would have been Walter's grandnephew. Phebe J. Dunham
is buried with her son, F. Marion. There is only one stone for both
F. Marion and Phebe J. One name is on the front, the other on the
40° 15.873' N, 82° 54.337' W
S & P.J.
APR 23 1888
29 Y 10 D
Oct 10 1831
May 11 1910
locate this site, look in the 2nd row of tombstones east of the eastern
most road of the old section of the cemetery. Buried there are Edgar
C. Dunham, William R. Dunham, and Mary E. Dunham. Their relationship
Dunham is unknown.
40° 15.881' N, 82° 54.321' W
a visit to the cemetery 26 June 2007, there were miscellaneous tombstones
stacked and leaned against the cemetery shed. Among these stones was
one for Adelia E. Dunham, as shown below. Adelia was the daughter
of Thomas Dunham and niece of Walter
Oct 30, 1854
Aged 26 Y
11. Mo. 19. D.
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