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Dr Bolling James Dunn

Dr Bolling James Dunn

Birth
Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, USA
Death 12 Apr 1933 (aged 84)
Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Plot DUNN Family Plot
Memorial ID 6628277 · View Source
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Bolling James Dunn born Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky (1848-1933)son of Gray B. Dunn and Lucy Tatum Graham (Dunn).Lawyer by trade. Orginal Principal of Indian
School in Arkadelphia, Arkansas that later became Ouachita
Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas and was the c/o
founder with Mr.Conger. Married Caroline Winston Barton (Dunn) of Barren County, Kentucky. 5 sons, Bolling James Dunn Jr., James Lewis Dunn, Ralph Knox Dunn, Edwin Dunn,
William Forbes Dunn 1. He and Caroline went to Fayetteville,
Arkansas in 1898 where he was an orginal founder of University of Arkansa, Fayetteville, Arkansas where he remained until his retirement and death. See the book "Ouachita the first 100 years". Honored by Ouachita Baptist with an honorary Law degree. Lived on Church street
in a Victorian mansion where Post Office now stands. Raised
the Grandchilren after the sudden death of William Forbes
Dunn 1 who was the City Clerk of Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Grandchildren were, Richard Bolling Dunn, Mary Caroline Dunn
(Downing), Lillian Rachel Dunn (Shumaker) and William Forbes
Dunn 2, who is my Father. Bolling James Dunn was a notable
public speaker and beloved by all. The first yearbook and
several others were dedicated in his honor. Buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fayetteville, Arkansas with his beloved
family.


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  • Created by: Marilyn Dunn Carothers
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6628277
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Bolling James Dunn (13 Jun 1848–12 Apr 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6628277, citing Fairview Memorial Gardens, Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn Dunn Carothers (contributor 11249476) .