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 John H Dunlap

John H Dunlap

Birth
Louisiana, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 16)
Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Plot Mass Grave
Memorial ID 60444 · View Source
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

John H. Dunlap was the second son of Lorenzo Dow Dunlap and Nancy Jane Wharton, born 26 February 1841 in Louisiana (according to the 1850 census). He, along with his parents, and 5 of his 7 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 16 years old when he died.

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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

JOHN H. DUNLAP, 16

* Please note that the names of the victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre that appear in the MOUNTAIN MEADOWS GRAVE SITE listing are only of 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.


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  • Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60444
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John H Dunlap (26 Feb 1841–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60444, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .