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Jacob DUNHAM

Male 1794 - 1865  (70 years)


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  • Name Jacob DUNHAM 
    Born 1 Aug 1794  Berkeley County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 1 Jun 1795  Berkeley County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Jul 1865  Tipton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Roberts, Gary Boyd, Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Ed., Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009, pp. 206-214.

      (2) www.findagrave.com:

      Jacob Dunham
      Birth: Aug. 1, 1794, Virginia, USA
      Death: Jul. 20, 1865, Tipton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA

      4th great-grandfather of Barack Obama Jr.

      Son of Samuel Dunham b. 11 May 1742 in Woodbridge, Middlesex Co., NJ, and Hannah Ruble b. abt 1753 in VA.

      He married on 21 Oct 1819 in Berkeley Co., VA, Catherine Goodnight b. 1794 in Berkeley Co., VA.

      They had the following children; a daughter b. abt 1822, Jacob Mackey b. 1824, Amos b. abt 1829, Samuel Goodnight b. 1830, Mary Ellen b. 1823, and David Dunham b. 1836.

      He moved to Fayette Co., OH in 1836, after selling his land in Berkeley Co., VA; he stayed there until at least 1840, when he moved to Tipton Co., IN.

      Family links: Parents: Samuel Dunham (1742 - 1824), Hannah Ruble Dunham (____ - 1826); Children: Jacob Mackey Dunham (1824 - 1907), Samuel Goodnight Dunham (1830 - 1907), Amos Dunham (1830 - 1856), Mary Ellen Dunham Tudor (1834 - 1863), David Dunham (1836 - 1909); Spouse: Catherine Goodnight Dunham (1794 - 1870).

      Inscription: Father Jacob with wife Catherine Goodnight / son Amos with wife Margaret Ellen Reese

      Note: Grave stone is located in back of cemetery behind flag under a tree.

      Burial: Kempton Cemetery, Kempton, Tipton County, Indiana, USA

      Created by: Alice Preston
      Record added: Nov 04, 2008
      Find A Grave Memorial# 31131037
    Person ID I23377  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 

    Father Samuel DUNHAM,   b. 11 May 1742, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1824, Berkeley County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Hannah RUBLE[?],   b. Abt 1758,   d. Abt 1826, Butler County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married Abt 1770 
    Family ID F10332  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine GOODNIGHT,   b. Bef 18 Nov 1792, Montgomery County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1870, Tipton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 79 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1819  Berkeley County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Jacob Mackey DUNHAM,   b. Nov 1825, Berkeley County, VA [now WV] Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1907, Okmulgee County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F10316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart