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Thomas Jesse Dunlap

  • Original Name Thomas J.
  • Birth 20 Feb 1840 Arkansas, USA
  • Death 11 Sep 1857 Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
  • Plot Mass Grave
  • Memorial ID 60456

*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

Thomas Jesse Dunlap was the oldest son of Lorenzo Dow Dunlap and Nancy Jane Wharton, born 20 February 1840 in Arkansas. He, along with his parents, and 5 of his 7 younger siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. He was 17 years old when he 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

THOMAS J. DUNLAP, 17

*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 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 60456
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Jesse Dunlap (20 Feb 1840–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60456, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .