L. D. DUNN, undertaker and liveryman,
Meadville, was born in Hayfield Township, this county, July 7, 1832, and
is a son of Simeon and Eliza (Compton) Dunn, the father being of French
and Scotch descent, coming to Hayfield Township in 1794, from Fayette
County, Penn. The mother was a native of this county and of English
descent. Our subjects grandfather, James Dunn, was a land agent and
farmed here from 1794 to his death. Simeon Dunn, our subjects father, was
a farmer, a soldier in the war of 1812; he raised a
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family of sevenfive boys and two girlsall now residents of this county.
The fifth son settled in Nashville. Tenn., at the close of the war, and
died there October 19, 1884. L. D. Dunn, our subject, the fourth son, was
educated in the common schools. He farmed until 1870, then kept store at
Coons Corners until 1876, when be came to this city and embarked in his
present business. He was married in 1853 to Mary E., daughter of Dr. Hiram
Boyd, the latter a resident of Crawford County for over fifty years. They
have three children: Ettie, wife of Byron De Forest; H. E., a dentist in
Coshocton; Mary, wife of D. D. Malroy. Mr. and Mrs. Dunn are members of
the Christodelphian Church; in politics he is a Republican.
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 734.
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