Posted By:Michael DeLorenzo
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Subject:Jeremiah E. Dunham b.1840 son of Enoch & Leonora (Selover) Dunham
Post Date:November 11, 2003 at 04:36:54
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Forum:Cass County, IN Genealogy Forum
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Not my family line, just sharing.

From the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY, COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F. A. Battey & CO., Publishers. 1883."
page 286, Honey Creek Township, White County, Indiana.

"JEREMIAH E. DUNHAM was born in Logansport, Cass County, Indiana, January 16, 1840, and is one of the ten children born to ENOCH and LEONORA B. (SELOVER) DUNHAM, both natives of Long Branch, New Jersey. ENOCH DUNHAM was a physician, and soon after his marriage in Long Branch moved to Ohio, and a short time after to Logansport, where he followed his profession until his death in 1868. JEREMIAH E. DUNHAM, at the age of sixteen, began teaching school at Logansport; from 1861 to 1865, he was agent for the T., P. & W. R. R., at Burnettesville, this county (White County); April 14, 1865, he moved to Reynolds, and read law under R. W. SILL for three years, and was admitted to the bar in January, 1868; in 1869, he took charge of the school at Reynolds, and taught four and a half years; one year and a half before leaving the school he started the WHITE COUNTY REGISTER, teaching during the day and setting type at night; in October, 1879, he opened a grocery store, and has been doing a good business ever since; September 4, 1879, he married MRS. MARY B. (BRADY) ARRICK, a native of this county, who has borne him one daughter - LEONORA E. She is also the mother of four children by her former husband. In politics, MR. DUNHAM is a Republican; was Clerk of the Board of Trustees for many years and is now Treasurer of said board."