|Rev. James J.
from the Centennial edition of the Daily Tribune-Republican, 1888.
REV. JAMES J. DUNN, pastor of St. Bridgets
Church, Meadville, was born in Malahide, Dublin Co., Ireland, June 9,
1841; arrived in Baltimore, Md., in 1849; entered Mt. St. Marys College,
Emmittsburg, Md., August 24, 1857; graduated at the same institution June,
1863, receiving the degrees of A. B. and A. M.; entered the seminary
attached to the college in the fall of the same year and was ordained by
Bishop Quinlan of Mobile for the diocese of Erie, in the church attached
to the college, on October 28, 1866; remained for one year attached to the
college as Adjunct Professor of Latin and Greek; entered upon missionary
work at Oil City, Penn., October, 1867, was placed in charge of the
congregation at Petroleum Center in June, 1868, and transferred to the
charge of St. Bridgets Church, Meadville, March 4, 1874.
History of Crawford County,
Pennsylvania: containing a
history of the county, its townships, towns, villages, schools,
churches, industries, etc., portraits of early settlers and prominent
men, biographies, history of Pennsylvania, statistical and miscellaneous
matter, Chicago: Warner, Beers & Co., 1885, page 735.
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