Sep. 11, 1857 Mountain Meadows Washington County Utah, USA
*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*
Mary Ann Dunlap was the oldest daughter of Lorenzo Dow Dunlap and Nancy Jane Wharton, born 10 January 1844 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and 5 of her 7 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. She was 13 years old when she died.
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, 13
* Please note that the names of the victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre that appear in the MOUNTAIN MEADOWS GRAVE SITE listing are only of those who we have personally researched and verified as victims. In some cases this list will differ from the names that were inscribed on the 1990 Monument on Dan Sill Hill.