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 America Jane Dunlap

America Jane Dunlap

Birth
Arkansas, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 7)
Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Plot Mass Grave
Memorial ID 60514 · View Source
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America Jane Dunlap was the fourth daughter of Lorenzo Dow Dunlap and Nancy Jane Wharton, born 12 April 1850 in Arkansas. She, along with her parents, and 5 of her 7 siblings, were killed on 11 September 1857 in the Mountain Meadows Massacre. She was 7 years old when she died.



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

AMERICA JANE DUNLAP, 7

* 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 60514
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for America Jane Dunlap (12 Apr 1850–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60514, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .