Family:Whitney, Susan Trufant (1837-1917)
Susan Trufant8 Whitney (David7, Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of David7 and Mary (Trufant) Whitney, was born 20 Jun 1837, Lisbon, ME, and died 3 Oct 1917, Lisbon, ME.
Intentions of marriage were published for her and William Dunn, 17 Dec 1858, Hallowell, ME. She married, 25 Dec 1858, Bowdoin, ME, William Dunn, son of Thomas and Alice (Cook) Dunn. He was born 28 Apr 1834, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland, and died 18 Mar 1902, Lisbon, ME.
William was a shoemaker, and resided in Lisbon, Maine. He was also a veteran of the Civil War, and a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor. He and Susan are buried in West Bowdoin Cemetery in West Bowdoin, Maine. Susan's grave marker indicates she was born in 1837.
Children of William and Susan Trufant8 (Whitney) Dunn:
i. John H Dunn, b. 20 Sep 1859. ii. William F. Dunn, b. 17 Dec 1866. iii. Harriet F. Dunn, b. 12 Feb 1871. iv. Minnie B. Dunn, b. 1873; d. 1880.
- Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922; Ancestry.com
- Bowdoin, Maine Vital Records to 1892.
1.^ "Susan T. [Whitney], ch. David and Mary, [born] June 20, 1836, P.R,24. [dup. w. William Dunn, 1837, P.R.91.]," according to Rachel Townsend Cox, ed., Vital Records of Bowdoin Maine to the Year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1944).
2.^ "Susan [Whitney] and William Dunn, int. Dec. 17, 1858," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).
3.^ "Susan, Miss and Mr. William Dunn of Hallowell, [married] Dec. 25, 1858, T.R.1. [She d. David and Mary (Trufant) of B., P.R.129.] [Res. Lisbon]," according to Rachel Townsend Cox, ed., Vital Records of Bowdoin Maine to the Year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1944). Also "Susan [Whitney] and William Dunn, [married] 25 Dec. 1858, both of Hallowell," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).