Sep. 11, 1857 Mountain Meadows Washington County Utah, USA
Nancy M. Dunlap was the second daughter of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born 17 December 1840 in Madison County, Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. She was 16 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
NANCY M. DUNLAP, 16
*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.