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Edward Dunn
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Birth: Sep. 9, 1836
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1922
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Sergeant Major of the USMC, Past Supreme Chancellor of the Knights of Pythias. Married to and buried with wife, Christina "Tena" (nee Susanna S. Christina Marks).

Dunn. At Naval Hospital, Monday, June 5, 1922, 9:35 a.m., Edward Dunn, beloved
husband of Tena Dunn (nee Marks) of 512 8th street s.e. Funeral services
Thursday, June 8, at 8 p.m., from Pythian Temple, where the remains will lie in
state from 9 a.m. Relatives and friends invited to attend

Dunn. The members of Franklin Lodge No. 2, Knights of Pythias are earnestly
requested to be present at the funeral of Brother Edward Dunn, past supreme
chancellor, Thursday, June 8, 2 p.m. at Pythian Temple.
H.F. Marshall
Chancellor Commander

Dunn. There will be a special meeting of Rathbone Temple, No. 8, Pythian
Sisters, Wednesday evening, June 7, at 7 o'clock at Pythian Temple to arrange
for the funeral of Brother Edward Dunn.
Kath. M. Baum, M.R.C.

The Evening Star, June 7, 1922
Edward Dunn of K. of P. Order Dies in Hospital
Was Longtime Resident of Washington and Prominent in Local Military Circles
Edward Dunn, past supreme chancellor, Knights of Pythias, died yesterday at the
Naval Hospital, to which he had been removed following a fracture of his hip
several weeks ago. He was 87 years of age, and has been a resident of Washington
for many years, being at one time prominent in local military circles, having
been drillmaster of the Washington Light Infantry and the National Rifles.
His body will lie in state in Pythian Temple tomorrow and the funeral will be
held from there tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock. Interment will be at
Congressional cemetery. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Tena Dunn; two sons,
Edward L. Dunn and Charles C. Dunn, and two daughters, Mrs. Hattie Burroughs and
Mrs. Jennie Buell, all of this city.
He was fourth grand chancellor Knights of Pythias, 1866-1867.
Mr. Dunn was born in Philadelphia, Pa., September 9, 1836. He later moved to
Washington, D.C., and became a member of the Knights of Pythias, April 22, 1864,
at the institution of Franklin Lodge, No. 2, in which he has held continuous
membership. On March 9, 1869, the Supreme Lodge created him a past supreme
chancellor for his eminent and efficient services in the early days.
Mr. Dunn received his early education in the United States Marine Corps. He
enlisted November 23, 1850, to learn music, was promoted to corporal February
15, 1855; to sergeant June 1, 1855; first sergeant November 12, 1857, and to
sergeant major, December 1, 1863. He was retired May 15, 1886, receiving credit
for four years' additional service by act of Congress.

Family links: 
  Susanna Christina Marks Dunn (1841 - 1928)*
  Edward Luke Dunn (1865 - 1929)*
  Edith Virginia Dunn (1866 - 1868)*
  Maggie Ellen Dunn (1869 - 1884)*
  Hattie Virginia Dunn Burrows (1872 - 1962)*
  Maryann Hamilton Dunn (1873 - 1874)*
  Charles Comiskey Dunn (1878 - 1963)*
  Jennie E Dunn Buell (1883 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: R18/145
Created by: Chuck R.
Record added: Jul 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6633212
Edward Dunn
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Edward Dunn
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Edward Dunn
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Rest in peace,cousin.
- Chris Finch
 Added: Dec. 11, 2013

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Feb. 21, 2004

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