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Myddleton Shann Dunn

M.S. Dunn
Full Name: Myddleton Shann Dunn
Birth date: January 10, 1840
Death date: March 18, 1916

Terms of Service

  • House, 11th (1) Legislature
    8/6/1866 - 2/7/1870
(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • 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 .
  • Death notice, 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 . 1910 1900
  • 1880 1860 1870
  • M.S. Dunn, birth date 1/10/1840, death date 3/13/1916, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County. Find a Grave .
  • Myddleton S. Dunn, "enlisted in 1862 as a private in Company D (Guadalupe Rangers or Knights of Guadalupe County) of the Fourth Texas Infantry," mentioned in footnote 156, A Soldier's Letters to Charming Nellie, by J.B. Polley of Hood's Texas Brigade, edited by Richard B. McCaslin, The University of Tennessee Press / Knoxville, 2008, p. 337. Google Books .
  • 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 21, 1916
  • March 20, 1916
  • Myddleton S. Dunn, Company D, 4th Regiment Texas Infantry, the list of ten members who died during the year. "Memorial Services for U.C. Veterans, John B. Hood Camp," Austin American, 10/24/1916, p. 3. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .

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