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James Alexander DUNN, Sr

Male 1885 -


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  • Name James Alexander DUNN 
    Suffix Sr 
    Born 15 Sep 1885  Pepin County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Notes 
    • Also called James Frank Dunn.

      In the 1905 state census, he was still living at home.

      In the 1910 census, he was James Dunn, 24, who lived with his wife Kate, 23, born in Minnesota, in Chisholm with their son Archie, 4, born in Minnesota. James was a locomotive fireman. That James, however, had both parents born in Wisconsin. The couple had been married five years and Kate had had only the one child. The couple had been married for 5 years and it was the first marriage for both.

      in his draft registration of September 14, 1918, he was James Alexander Dunn, born 15 Sep 1885. He was a fireman for the village of Chisholm, Minnesota. He gave as his nearest relative Eliza Dunn of his address (417 Pine Street) in Chisholm. He was described as short and stout with blue eyes and dark brown hair.

      In the 1920 census, he and his wife Jessie lived in Chisholm, Minnesota. Jamesís mother Elizabeth lived with them. James was a fireman for the city.

      In the 1930 census, he and his family lived in Detroit. James was an electrician in the construction industry.

      In the 1940 census, he and his family lived in Redford Twp, Wayne County, Michigan. He was an electrician in the automotive industry. All of the children were still at home. James had had an eighth-grade education. His wife had been educated through the sixth grade.

      The Dunn Family Tree on Ancestry says that he died on 22 Oct 1960 in Detroit.
    Person ID I13504  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2020 

    Father Frank Smith DUNN,   b. 24 May 1846, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Eliza Ann FLEMING,   b. 19 Jun 1847, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1923, Wabasha County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Nov 1882 
    Family ID F10079  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Kate,   b. Abt 1889, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1905 
    Children 
     1. Archie W DUNN,   b. Abt 1905
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F17570  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jessie LOWELL,   b. Abt 1902, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 10 Sep 1919  St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MOMS, as James A Dunn and Jessie Lowell
    Divorced 6 Mar 1944  Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harry James DUNN,   b. 16 Dec 1921, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 2009, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Calvin O DUNN,   b. 16 Aug 1923, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1998, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. Vivian Jessie DUNN,   b. 21 Jan 1926, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 2006, Barron County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     4. James Alexander DUNN, Jr,   b. 27 May 1935, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 2012, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F10081  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart