Matilda Jane Dunbar

Matilda Jane Dunbar

Birth
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Kentucky, USA
Death 24 Feb 1934 (aged 88)
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec: 101 Lot: 3465
Memorial ID 83948064 · View Source
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Matilda was the mother of acclaimed poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. She was also the mother of Elizabeth Florence Dunbar who died very young.

Matilda's parents were: William Burton and Elizah Black of Kentucky.

In a previous marriage to Wilson W. Murphy, of Louisville,KY; she had two children, William Murphy and Robert Murphy.

She died at 89 years of age at her home at 219 N. Summit St. (now Paul Laurence Dunbar St.), Dayton, OH, that is now an Ohio and National Historical Site.


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  • Maintained by: Wade Davis
  • Originally Created by: Loretta Castaldi
  • Added: 24 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83948064
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Jane Dunbar (5 Oct 1845–24 Feb 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83948064, citing Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Wade Davis (contributor 47917704) .