Dorothy Dunn

Dorothy Dunn

Birth
Bannack, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA
Death 7 Aug 1916 (aged 16)
Bannack, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA
Burial Beaverhead County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 128552246 · View Source
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Dorothy Dunn was born on July 31st, 1900 in Beaverhead County, Bannack, Montana. During the afternoon of August 7th, 1916 Dorothy Dunn, her cousin Fern Dunn, and their friend Ruth Wornick were playing in a pond at nearby Grasshopper Creek when they stepped off of a ledge into some deep water. Although a young boy, Smith Paddock, managed to pull the three girls out of the water, 16 year old Dorothy had already drowned. Dorothy spent most of her life living at Hotel Meade where her mother Sarah Dunn also worked. She died on August 7th, 1916 at the age of just 16 years old. She was laid to rest and buried in Bannack Cemetery which is now a ghost town located in Beaverhead County, Montana.


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  • Originally Created by: Sir Mark Linn
  • Added: 25 Apr 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 128552246
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Dunn (31 Jul 1900–7 Aug 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 128552246, citing Bannack Cemetery, Beaverhead County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .