Sep. 11, 1857 Mountain Meadows Washington County Utah, USA
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: N 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
*Please note that the names of the victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre that appear here are those who we have personally researched and verified as actual victims. In some cases this list will differ from the names that were inscribed on the 1990 Monument on Dan Sill Hill.