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James Dunn [son of Alex. Dunn].... was born in Crawford County, and settled where the borough of Sheakleyville is now located in 1828. He entered the service of the United States in the War of 1812, at the age of twelve years. By occupation he was a carpenter, and was engaged for many years at that trade. He was the father of thirteen children: William T., Mary L., Alexander, deceased; Maria B., deceased; Socrates, Euphrates, deceased; Sarah C., Harriet, Hettie, James J., Arvilla, Julia, deceased, and Lucy, deceased. He was burgess of Sheakleyville, and filled the office of postmaster for eight years, and was a prominent member of the Methodist Episcopal Church of that village. His wife [Maria Thompson Dunn] died in 1865, and he in 1874.
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