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Thomas Jesse Dunlap
Original name: Thomas J. Dunlap
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1840
Arkansas, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1857
Mountain Meadows
Washington County
Utah, USA

*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

Thomas Jesse Dunlap was the oldest son of Lorenzo Dow Dunlap and Nancy Jane Wharton, born 20 February 1840 in Arkansas. He, along with his parents, and 5 of his 7 younger siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 17 years old when he died.

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 Parents:
  Lorenzo Dow Dunlap (1815 - 1857)
  Nancy Jane Wharton Dunlap (1815 - 1857)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Jesse Dunlap (1840 - 1857)
  John H Dunlap (1841 - 1857)*
  Mary Ann Dunlap (1844 - 1857)*
  Talitha Emaline Dunlap (1846 - 1857)*
  Nancy Dunlap (1848 - 1857)*
  America Jane Dunlap (1850 - 1857)*
  Prudence Angeline Dunlap Koen (1852 - 1918)*
  Georgia Anne Dunlap McWhirter (1857 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
IN 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

THOMAS J. DUNLAP, 17

*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 victims. In some cases this list will differ from the names that were inscribed on the 1990 Monument on Dan Sill Hill.

 
Burial:
Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial
Mountain Meadows
Washington County
Utah, USA
Plot: Mass Grave
 
Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Associa...
Originally Created by: Utah State Historical So...
Record added: Feb 02, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 60456
Thomas Jesse Dunlap
Added by: Mountain Meadows Association
 
Thomas Jesse Dunlap
Added by: John Warnke (inactive)
 
Thomas Jesse Dunlap
Added by: Mountain Meadows Association
 
 
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May you rest in Heavenly peace.
- Gina G.
 Added: Apr. 12, 2013
Rest in peace, my beautiful grandfather-in-Christ. I love you very, very much.
- Pinoy Pride
 Added: Apr. 2, 2013

- Gen Story Girl
 Added: Nov. 29, 2012
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