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Joseph A. Dunhan (1836-1911)

JOSEPH A. DUNHAM
All Lebanon was shocked Monday night when it was announced that Joseph A. Dunham, prominent citizen and Civil War veteran had suddenly passed to his reward. He had been on the streets a few hours before chatting and talking with friends in his usual pleasant manner.
Mrs. Dunham had been aiding the W.R.C. in serving the business men’s banquet and returning home found her husband sitting before the fire in his arm chair apparently asleep. She attempted to arouse him and then discovered that he was dead. Death was due to heart trouble.
Mr. Dunham was 74 years of age and he and his companion had lived in Lebanon for the past eight years returning from Norwood. They had been married 47 years and to them three children were born: George H., of Harrisburg, Pa.; Lulu, now Mrs. Samuel Bickerstaff, of Kalamazoo, Mich.; Anna, now Mrs. Theodore Newhouse, of Norwood.
When Lincoln called for volunteers for the Rebellion Mr. Dunham was among the first to enlist going to the front with the “Burgess Sharp Shooters” and remaining in active service during the entire conflict. There was no more loyal supporter of the flag than Mr. Dunham who was an energetic and enthusiastic member of the Granville Thurston Post, G. A. R.
Mr. Dunham was a man who was ever the same to all acquaintances. His sunny and amiable disposition won a firm place in the hearts of his many friends who join the stricken family in sympathies. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock from the West Baptist church.

Source: "Joseph A. Dunham," obituary, The Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), March 9, 1911
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,

by
Arne H Trelvik
30 August 2010

 

Raymond Hess Dunham (1879-1948)

OBITUARY
Raymond Dunham

Raymond H. Dunham was born to John and Letitia Dunham on a farm between Lebanon and South Lebanon on September 4, 1879. It was here that he spent the first fifty years of his life.
He married Miss Ethel Slagle in 1900 who preceded him in death in 1929. To this union were born two daughters, Mildred and Rebecca.
On March 29th, 1947 he was united in marriage to Mrs. Cannie Honaker of South Lebanon.
He united with the Kings Mills Baptist Church during the pastorate of Rev. H. S. Gessner and has been a loyal member of the church until his death. He was a grand husband, a kind and patient father and loved by everyone knew him. He was a farmer most of his life but also had been for 17 years an employee of Remington Arms.
He passed peacefully from this life on July 5th, 1948 at the age of 68 years, 10 months, and 1 day.
Surviving him are: his wife Mrs. Cannie Dunham of South Lebanon; two daughters, Mrs. Mildred Sheehan of Waynesville, and Mrs. Rebecca Kartalia of Milwaukee; 4 step-children; 4 grandchildren, Richard and Warren Sheehan, and David and Janet Kartalia; also 6 step-grandchildren and many, many other close friends.

Source: "Obituary; Raymond Dunham," obituary, Western Star (Lebanon, Ohio), 22 July 1948
Copy from the Obituary Collection at the Warren County Genealogical Society,

[buried at Deerfield Cemetery, Section B Lot 90 F

by
Arne H Trelvik
21 February 2016


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