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Sidney Sylvanus "S Vene" Dunham
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1876
Wapello
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 22, 1919
Wapello
Louisa County
Iowa, USA

Ref: 29 May 1919, Wapello Tribune, Wapello, IA -- S. V. Dunham, a prominent farmer residing northwest of Wapello, passed away at his home last Thursday afternoon after a brief illness. He was taken ill suddenly with appendicitis and on Sunday evening Dr. Tombaugh was called and performed an operation but the entire system was poisoned from the dread malady and in spite of the efforts of the physician and friends, death was the result.

S. Vene Dunham was born on the Dunham homestead west of Wapello on 27 March 1876 and died 22 May 1919 at the age of 43-1-25.

He was married on 6 Nov. 1900 to Martha Brown of Columbus, Ohio and to the union were born Frances V. Dunham, S. Vene Dunham and Edwin Ansel Dunham who with the Mother survives.

Vene Dunham was one of the most prominent and successful stock raisers in this locality, hence was known by many and held in high esteem by all. He lived all his life in Iowa except eight years in Colorado. His life was such that his memory is cherished by all who knew him.

Besides the wife and children the deceased is survived by five brothers and one sister, Will of Grand Island, NE; Ed of Monte Vista, CO; Roy of Crofton, NE, Harry and Fred of Wapello, and Nellie, wife of Frank Colburn of Mt. Harris, CO.

Funeral services were held from the home Monday at 11 a.m. conducted by Rev. F. H. Austermann. The large crowd in attendance and the beautiful floral offering testified to the esteem which deceased was held in this vicinity. Internment was made in the Wapello cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sylvanus Dunham (1822 - 1902)
  Martha Jamison Dunham (1841 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Brown Dunham (1876 - 1954)*
 
 Children:
  Frances Vivian Dunham Konkright (1902 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Maude Dunham*
  Bertha Blanche Dunham*
  Edwin Ira Dunham (1866 - 1933)*
  William Wright Dunham (1867 - 1945)*
  Harry A. Dunham (1870 - 1955)*
  Sidney Sylvanus Dunham (1876 - 1919)
  Nellie Ursula Dunham Colburn (1879 - 1948)*
  Roy Elmer Dunham (1880 - 1928)*
  Fred Earl Dunham (1883 - 1906)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wapello Cemetery
Wapello
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Bob Orr
Record added: Jan 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 83514638
Sidney Sylvanus S Vene Dunham
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Sidney Sylvanus S Vene Dunham
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