|Birth: ||Jul. 25, 1661|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 1734|
New Jersey, USA
~OUR FAMILIES ANCESTRAL ROOTS~
Married July 15, 1681 in Piscataway Middlesex County, New Jersey.
He and his wife had a total of nine children.
Originally a Preacher, and later a famous leader of the Seventh Day Baptists at Piscataway Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Was the first pastor, from 1689 until his death in 1734. In 1745 his son Jonathan took over until he too died of Small Pox in 1777.
The church is known as the second oldest Baptist Church in New Jersey., and the 10th oldest in the nation.
Came from Piscataque, Dover, New Hampshire. Arrived there by ship "James" 1630-1632.
"The grave of this spiritual father, like that of Moses, cannot be found to this day. It was supposed that he was buried in the Piscatawaytown burying ground, where scores of the early inhabitants of the frontier lie waiting the resurrection morn, yet no monument can be found telling us that he who was the founder of this church lies there." pg. 596, of History of Union & Middlesex Co., NJ.
He owned 100 acres in Piscataway, Middlesex County, New Jersey.
Parents were Benajah and Elizabeth (Tilson) Dunham.
Said to be buried in the Old Piscatawaytown Graveyard, but no stone marks his burial place.
Mary Bonham Dunham (1661 - 1742)
Edmund Dunham (1691 - 1748)*
Jonathan Dunham (1694 - 1777)*
Saint James Episcopal Church Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
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Record added: Oct 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16012879
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8th Great-Grandfather-Ephraim Dunham--Zerviah Dunham-Martin---Thomas Martin----Thomas Martin-----John Martin------Thomas Martin-------Sarah Martin-Frech--------Charles Frech---------Mary Corine Frech-Darbe|
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