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 Susannah Dunlap

Susannah Dunlap

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 11–12)
Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Plot Mass Grave
Memorial ID 60454 · View Source
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Susannah Dunlap was one of the twin daughters of Jesse Dunlap, Jr. and Mary M. Wharton, born abt. 1845 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and of 6 of her 9 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. With her twin sister, Lucinda, the two girls were reported to have been killed after the other Arkansas Emigrants had already been murdered because they had run into the hills and hid in the bushes. Susannah Dunlap was 12 years old when she died.


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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

SUSANNAH DUNLAP, 12

*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.


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  • Maintained by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60454
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Susannah Dunlap (1845–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60454, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .