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M.S. Dunn Middleton S. Dunn
Full Name: Middleton S. Dunn
Date of birth: January 10, 1840
Date of death: March 18, 1916

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 65 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Seguin / Guadalupe   Guadalupe

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company D, 4th Texas Infantry, enlisted 7/4/1861. M.S. Dunn, death date 3/18/1916 in Mason County, widow Mrs. M.E. Dunn, marriage date 5/28/1868 in Travis County. Full name Myddleton Shann Dunn on widow's application. Pension File No. 32900, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Obituary, M.S. Dunn, 3/19/1916, p. 11. Austin Statesman.
  • Census of 1860 - M.S. Dunn, Seguin, Guadalupe County, age 20, born circa 1840 in South Carolina, printer, living in household of Wm. and Sarah Dunn.
    Census of 1870 - Middleton S. Dun, Austin, Travis County, age 30, born circa 1840 in South Carolina, printer journey, living in household of Sarah E. Smith.
    Census of 1880 - Middleton Dun, Travis County, age 40, born circa 1840 in South Carolina, clerk in the State Department, wife Eva.
    Census of 1900 - Midilton S. Dun, Austin, Travis County, age 60, born January 1840 in South Carolina, land agent, wife Eva.
    Census of 1910 - Middleton Dunn, Austin, Travis County, age 70, born circa 1840 in South Carolina, surveyor, wife Mittie E. FamilySearch. 1860 1870 1880 1900 1910
  • M.S. Dunn, birth date 1/10/1840, death date 3/18/1916 on grave marker, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, M.S. Dunn, The Austin Statesman and Tribune, 3/19/1916, p. 11; "Austin Man Meets Death," San Antonio Express, 3/20/1916, p. 7 and "Confederate Veteran Is Buried," San Antonio Express, 3/21/1916, p. 12, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Died on Major George W. Littlefield's ranch in Mason County while on a surveying trip. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). March 19, 1916 March 20, 1916 March 21, 1916
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. M.S. Dunn, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Engrossed Bills  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses (Chair) 
    Texas State Penitentiary  

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