Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tombstone Tuesday ~ James Dunlap (1699 – 1771) Windham, New Hampshire

This tombstone was photographed at the Cemetery on the Plain, in Windham, New Hampshire.

Hear Lyes Buryed
The Body of Mr.
James Dunlap Who
Died June ye 21th
1771 Aged 72 years.

James Dunlap was born 1699 in Antrim, Northern Ireland and died 21 June 1771 in Windham, New Hampshire.  He married Sarah Robinson, who died in Windham on 14 November 1747.   James Dunlap owned 60 acres south of Cobbett’s Pond, and he was selectman in 1743 and 1752.

His children were:

1. Isabel, born in 1747 and married Deacon William Gregg
2. Thomas, married Elizabeth, was a soldier in the French and Indian War
3. James
4. Adam, married Elizabeth Adams and removed to Antrim, New Hampshire.  He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War

For more information see:

Dunlap:  Alexander Dunlap, 16-- - 1754, of Londonderry & Windham, NH: James Dunlap, 1699 – 1771 of Londonderry & Windham, NH, by Alice Lucinda Priest, 1932 ( a 7 page manuscripts available at the NH Historical Society, call number 929.2 D921p )

History of Windham in New Hampshire, by Leonard A. Morrison, 1883 ( a sketch of the first four generations of DUNLAPs is on pages 519 – 520)

A 2010 blog post of the Dunlap tombstones in Chester, New Hampshire


Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Tombstone Tuesday ~ James Dunlap (1699 – 1771) Windham, New Hampshire", Nutfield Genealogy, posted August 29, 2017, (https://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2017/08/tombstone-tuesday-james-dunlap-1699.html: accessed [access date]).

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