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Dunn Family in Dora Township, Moultrie County, Illinois & Macon County, Illinois

Thomas Dunn married Catherine Freeman on November 14, 1843 in Moultrie County.
Sarah A. Dunn married Elbert Cain on June 29, 1847 in Moultrie County.
William D. Dunn age 23 married Avery Belle Weaks age 16 on Oct. 18, 1881 in Sullivan.
James A. Dunn age 29 married Mary A. Grace age 21 in Bethany.
John H. Dunn age 23 married Katie I. Ducey age 23 on May 5, 1884 in Dora Township.

1880 Moultrie County census for Dora Township 79/79:  Richard Dunn age 50 born in Ireland, Catherine age 18,
     Mary age 14, Richard age 13, John age 11 and Michael age 10.   All children born in Illinois.

    NOTE:  A Richard Dunn married Margaret Henebry on Jan. 11, 1861 in Macon County, IL.

    Michael Dunn age 27 married Annie Griffin age 24 on Sep. 29, 1897 in Dalton City.


William Dunn: brother of Peter Dunn.    Born November 10, 1826 in Clonabeg, Queens County, Ireland.  Died July 11, 1899 in Macon County.   Buried in Calvary Cemetery in Decatur, IL.  Married Anna Dempsey near Lowell, MA. before moving to Illinois. Arrived in America in the summer of 1850.  Moved to DeWitt County, IL in the spring of 1855.  William's sister, Mary Dunn, married Michael Dempsey on Feb. 26, 1854 in Lowell, MA.

2. WILLIAM2 DUNN (PETER1) was born November 10, 1826 in Clonabeg, Queens County, Ireland, and died July 11, 1899 in Decatur, Illinois. He married ANNA DEMPSEY in Lowell, Mass. She was born August 10, 1833 in Rosenallis, Queens County, Ireland, and died June 30, 1916 in Los Angeles, California.

More About WILLIAM DUNN:    Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois

Children of WILLIAM DUNN and ANNA DEMPSEY are:

4. i. PETER3 DUNN, b. January 09, 1856, Macon County, Illinois; d. April 22, 1922, Decatur, Illinois m. Mary Ann Nolan Nov. 28, 1882.

ii. JAMES A. DUNN. b. 1859 d. Jan 26, 1898. m. Mary Ann Grace

iii. WILLIAM C. DUNN.

iv. ELIZABETH A. DUNN, b. 1864, d. Jan 31, 1889. m. Joseph C. Rourke Sep 9, 1884.

v. LILLIE DUNN, m. CHARLES DEMUTH.

vi. EDWARD FRANCIS DUNN, b. 1872 d. Jan. 1, 1940 m. Katherine Kilkeary April 27, 1898.

vii. MARY THERESA, b. Jan. 11, 1858 d. July 7, 1943 m. Edmond T. Hogan Feb. 9, 1880.

4. PETER3 DUNN (WILLIAM2, PETER1) was born January 09, 1856 in Macon County, Illinois, and died April 22, 1922 in Decatur, Illinois. He married MARY ANN NOLAN November 28, 1882 in Sacred Heart Church, Dalton City, Illinois, daughter of JAMES NOLAN and ANNE KELLY. She was born June 06, 1857 in Moultrie County, Illinois, and died October 19, 1925 in Decatur, Illinois.

More About PETER DUNN:    Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois

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Children of PETER DUNN and MARY NOLAN are:

i. ANNA T.4 DUNN, b. November 17, 1883; d. November 17, 1957, Canada; m. WILLIAM P. KINNEY.

ii. WILLIAM P. DUNN, b. May 05, 1885, Macon County, Illinois; d. May 04, 1963; m. DORA HUBER, January 29, 1913.

iii. ELIZABETH DUNN, b. May 06, 1886, Macon County, Illinois; m. JOHN MATTHEW, March 03, 1908.

iv. MARGARET DUNN, b. June 26, 1887, Macon County, Illinois; d. May 16, 1979; m. JOHN TOMLINSON, February 02, 1909.

v. JAMES E. DUNN, b. July 07, 1890, Macon County, Illinois; m. DOROTHY SULLIVAN, 1925.

vi. PAUL F. DUNN, b. May 31, 1898, Macon County, Illinois; d. May 01, 1957; m. LUCY EARNSHAW, May 20, 1920.

vii. MARIE DUNN, b. June 11, 1900, Macon County, Illinois; d. March 07, 1980, New Orleans, Louisiana; m. JOHN MORIARITY, October 25, 1922, St. Patrick, Decatur, Illinois.

More About MARIE DUNN:    Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Decatur, Illinois.


    William Dunn:

Decatur Daily Review, July 12, 1899:
"William Dunn, for forty-eight years a resident of Macon county, died at 5:15 am, Tuesday, July 11, at the family residence, 452 East Condit street.  He had been in poor health for several months.  He was born in Queens county, Ireland, Oct. 10, 1826, and came to America in 1851, first settling in Lowell, Mass.  There he married Miss Anna Dempsey, who, with five children, survives him.  The children are Edward Dunn of East St. Louis, Mrs. Edward Hogan and peter, William and Miss Lillian Dunn of Decatur.  Mr. Dunn was a faithful member of St. Patrick's Catholic church and was held in highest esteem by all who knew him.  The funeral will be held at 9 o'clock Thursday morning from St. Patrick's Catholic church.  Solemn high mass will be celebrated by Rev. Father J.H. Kelly.  The interment will be at Calvary."

The Daily Republican, July 12, 1899:
"The funeral of the late William Dunn, who died on Tuesday at his home, 542 East Condit street, will be held from St. Patrick's Catholic church Thursday morning at 9 o'clock.  Solemn high mass will be celebrated by Rev. Father Kelley and the burial will be at Calvary cemetery.
Mr. Dunn's death was caused by Bright's disease and he has been ill for some time past.   His condition, however, had been improved and his death was rather sudden.   The deceased was a native of Queen's county, Ireland, where he was born in October 1826.  He came to Macon county 48 years ago, and until about 15 years ago lived on a farm near Mt. Zion.  For 15 years he has lived a retired life, making his home in this city.  He is survived by his wife and five children, Peter and William Dunn of Decatur, Mrs. Ed Hogan and Mrs. Lillie Dunn of Decatur and Edward Dunn of East St. Louis."

Dunn Family Hold Eighth Reunion:   Decatur Daily Herald: Wed., Aug 16, 1911

Mrs. Anna Dunn of Los Angeles, Cal, who is passing the summer with her children in Decatur, was the honored guest yesterday at the eighth annual Dunn Family reunion held in Fairview park. This reunion is held each year on the 15th rain or shine. Eighty members of the family were present and passed a happy time visiting. No set program was given and the family is not organized into a regular society with officers elected every year. Plenty of fried chicken in the picnic dinner menu.

Mrs. Dunn is the widow of William Dunn and the mother of Edward F. Dunn and Mrs. Edward Hogan of Decatur and Peter Dunn of Mt. Zion.

(Notes: Anna Dunn moved to Los Angeles in 1907.   The population of the city was 50,395 in 1890, 102,479 in 1900 and 319,198 in 1910. The 2000 population is about 3,600,000.  Los Angeles was the 57th most populated city in 1890, 36th in 1900, 17th in 1910 and 2nd in 1990.  When the Dunn Family arrived in 1850, the population of the United States was 23 million.  Estimated population of the United States in 2000 is 270 million.)    

    Anna Dempsey Dunn: wife of William Dunn:

Decatur Daily Review, July 2, 1916, page 19.
"In this county half century.  Mrs. Anna Dunn dead at Los Angeles.  A telegram was received in Decatur Saturday announcing the death of Mrs. Anna Dunn, widow of William Dunn, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Charles DeMuth, at Los Angeles, Cal.   Mrs. Dunn was eighty-three years old.  She had lived in Macon county for fifty years, moving to California nine years ago.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Edward Hogan of Decatur and Mrs. Charles De Muth of Los Angeles and three sons, Edward Dunn of Decatur, Peter Dunn of Mt. Zion and William Dunn of Guthrie, Okla.  Another son, James Dunn, died here fifteen years ago.  There are twenty-one grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Dunn was well known to most of the older people of Decatur and had many friends here.   The body will be brought to Decatur for burial, arriving here Wednesday morning, and the funeral will probably be held Thursday at St. Patrick's church, of which she was a member."


1899 Decatur, Illinois City Directory:
    Mary A. Dunn, widow of James A. Dunn, roomer at 513 E. William Street.
1907 Decatur, Illinois City Directory:
    Mrs. Molly A. Dunn, works Model Laundry, res. 319 N. Main Street
    Miss Grace Dunn, res. 319 N. Main Street.
1917 Decatur City Directory:
    Carl F. Dunn, bookkeeper T. D. Riney & Co. res. 1129 N. Main Street
    Clarence E. Dunn, clerk, 1129 N. Main Street
    Miss Grace Dunn, bookkeeper J. C. Summerfield, res. 1129 N. Main Street
    Mollie A. Dunn, widow of James, res. 1129 N. Main Street


Lizzie Dunn:  daughter of William & Anna Dempsey Dunn.

The Review.  Tuesday,  Sep 9, 1884

The marriage of Mr. Joseph C. Rourke and Miss Lizzie Dunn, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wm Dunn of Mt. Zion will take place at St. Patrick’s church in this city at 8 o’clock this morning. The bride and groom will have a reception at the residence of Mr. Dunn at four o’clock this afternoon. The young couple start out on the voyage of life under most favorable auspices, and have the best wishes of friends. The Review extends congratulations.

The Decatur Daily Republican: Friday,  Feb 1, 1889

Died: On Jan 30the at 11:15 pm of kidney complications, Mrs. Joseph Roarke, aged 26. The deceased was a daughter of William Dunn of Decatur and leaves a husband and two children.


Mary Teresa Dunn:  daughter of William & Anna Dempsey Dunn.

Decatur Review.  Saturday, July 31, 1943.
         Rites Monday for Pioneer
"Requiem high mass will be held at 9 am Monday in St. Patrick's Catholic church for Mrs. Mary Teresa Hogan, 86, who had lived most of her live in Macon County.  Burial will be in Calvary cemetery.  She died at 5:25 pm Friday in St. Mary's hospital and had been seriously ill since April.
A resident of 1072 north Edward street, she had lived in Decatur for 38 years.  She was born in Forsyth on November 1, 1856, the daughter of the late William and Mary Dunn.  On February 13, 1879, she married Edmund Hogan and the couple started housekeeping in a log cabin.  They farmed near Macon and Dalton City for a number of years before Mr. Hogan retired and they moved to Decatur.  He preceded her in death in May 1929.
Surviving are two sons, Charles W. and Walter W. of near Dalton City; a brother, Will Dunn of Guthrie, Okla; 15 grandchildren, four of whom are in the armed services, and nine great grandchildren.  Friends may call at Moran and Sons funeral home after 7:30 pm today."

Mae Hogan Gleson:  daughter of  Mary Teresa Dunn and Edward Hogan.

Decatur Daily Herald: Thursday: Feb 22, 1906

A Wedding at Macon. Robert Gleson and Mae Hogan United at St. Stanislaus Church.

Robert Gleson and Miss Mae Hogan were married Wednesday morning at St. Stanislaus Church at Macon. Nuptial high mass was celebrated by three priests. they were Rev. Father Lyon, Rev. Father Quatman and Rev Father O'Rourke. Father Lyon was the celebrant.
there was a large attendance at the wedding and many were present from Decatur. the bride had been organist at the church for a long time and on that account the choir gave especially good music. After the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was served at the bride’s home in Macon. The couple left on an extended wedding journey. both the bride and groom are well known and popular. The former is a prosperous farmer living near Blue Mound and the bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hogan of Macon and is a niece of Assistant States Attorney John Hogan.

Decatur Daily Herald: Sunday Dec. 2, 1906

Mrs. Robert Gleason, niece of attorney J. J. Hogan of this city, died at her home near Blue Mound Saturday morning at 2 o’clock; Mrs. Gleason’s death was unusually sad , owing to the fact that she had been married only a year. Her maiden name was Mae Agnes Hogan and she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Hogan who reside near Macon. She was an unusually bright young woman having been a graduate of St. Theresa’s Academy of this city and of the Ursuline convent of Alton. Besides her husband and infant child, the birth of which brought the mother’s death, she is survived by her parents and two brothers, Charles and Walter Hogan who live near Macon.
The funeral will be held at 8:30 o’clock Monday morning from the Catholic church at Stanislaus. The cortege will leave the residence at 7 o’clock in the morning. Following the funeral services, the body will be brought to Decatur and buried in Calvary.

Decatur Daily Herald: Tuesday, Dec. 4, 1906
Hundreds follow Body to Cemetery. Funeral Party of Mrs. Gleason One of Largest Ever Witnessed Here.
The largest funeral party that ever came to Decatur accompanied the body of Mrs. Robert Gleason here Monday from Stonington and vicinity. The Wabash train which arrived at 10:45 o’clock brought a special coach which was loaded with friends of the family. Besides these in the special coach, many were compelled to ride in the other coaches of the train. There were at least two hundred persons in the party. Every available livery carriage was at the station and after these had been filled, many went to Calvary cemetery on street cars, going by way of West Main and walking across to Eldorado street.
The funeral services were held in the Catholic church at Stonington at 8:20 o’clock Monday morning and the gathering there was one of the largest that ever attended a funeral in that city, the little church being filled to its capacity. The services were conducted by the Rev. Father Cochran. Music was furnished by the regular church choir.

The floral designs were exceedingly handsome and their number attested in what high Mrs. Gleason was held by her large number of friends.
The pall bearers were Larry Doyle, William Dwyer, Michael Dwyer, Ed Dunn, Frank Hemstreet, and James Boley. The body was buried in Calvary cemetery.



     Peter Dunn:  son of William & Anna Dempsey Dunn:

Peter Dunn age 26 married Mary Nolan age 24 on Nov. 28, 1882 in Dora Township.  Peter was the son of William and Anna.  Peter was born in Macon County on January 9, 1856 and died in Decatur, IL on April 22, 1922.
Mary Ann Nolan Dunn was born June 6, 1857 and died October 19, 1925.  She was the daughter of James and Ann Mary Nolan.  Both Peter and Mary are buried in Calvary Cemetery in Decatur, IL.

Decatur Herald, Sunday, April 23, 1922:
   
"Peter Dunn dies suddenly, moved to Decatur five years ago from farm; Apoplexy victim.  Peter Dunn for more than 40 years member of the energetic farmers of Mt. Zion township, for the last five years a resident of Decatur, died in his home , 855 North Edward street Saturday night at 8:30 o'clock having been stricken with apoplexy about 5 o'clock.  Mr. Dunn had been in the business center of the city shopping and was gathering his purchases from his car when he was stricken.  There had been nothing in his health so far as his family knew that had given the slightest warning of the illness which came upon him so suddenly.
    Peter Dunn was born in Macon county January 9, 1856 and all of his active life had been engaged in farming in Mt. Zion township whence he came to Decatur about five years ago.  In the community where he had lived so many years he was known to all of the people and counted all of them as his friends.  He leaves his wife, who was Miss Mary Nolan, and six children.  They are Mrs. Anna Kinney, Alberta, Canada; William Dunn, Dalton City; Mrs. Margaret Tomlinson and James Dunn, Macon; Paul Dunn, Mr. Zion; and Marie Dunn, Decatur.  Also he leaves his brothers, Edward Dunn, Decatur and William Dunn, Guthrie, Okla; and one sister, Mrs. Edward Hogan, Decatur.  The body was taken to the rooms of Moran & Sons.  The time of the funeral has not been determined."

Decatur Daily Review, April 23, 1922:
   
"Peter Dunn, 66, dies suddenly, stricken with Apoplexy Saturday Evening.  Peter Dunn, aged sixty-six years, died suddenly at his home, 855 north Edward street, Saturday night at 8:30 o'clock following a stroke of apoplexy with which he was stricken as he was taking some groceries out of his car at about 5 o'clock Saturday afternoon.
    Mr. Dunn had been to the business section twice during the day and was apparently in his usual excellent health.  He was found beside his car at the garage by members of the family about five o'clock and he died about three hours later.   Lived near Mt. Zion.  Mr. Dunn was very well known in Macon county where he was born and where he had lived all of his life, most of it near Mt. Zion where farmed until about five years ago when he retired, coming to Decatur to make his home.
    He is survived by his wife, three daughters and three sons.  The children are Mrs. Anna Kinney of Canada, Mrs. Margaret Tomlinson of Macon, William of Dalton City, James of Macon, Paul of Mt. Zion and Miss Marie Dunn of Decatur.  He left two brothers, William of Guthrie, Okla and Edward of Decatur, and a sister Mrs. Edward Hogan of Decatur.  Mr. Dunn was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic church and also of the Knights of Columbus.  Funeral arrangements are awaiting word from relatives at a distance."

Decatur Herald:
   
"The funeral of Peter Dunn was held at 9 o'clock Tuesday morning at St. Patrick's Catholic church.  It was one of the largest funerals held recently in that church.  The church was filled with friends.  High mass was celebrated by Rev. Father J. Murphy.  The music was furnished by a quartet composed of Mrs. Ed Hayes, Miss Alberta Condell, Dr. John Hayes and Frank Myer, Jr.  Professor William Nees was the accompanist.
    There were many beautiful floral tributes in charge of Miss Aimee Dunn, Gertrude Nolan, Helen Tomlinson, Irma Dunn, Nelle McGowan, Mae Tomlinson, Aileen Dunn, Melba Dunn and Mary McGuire.
    The pallbearers were Thomas McGowan, Frank Mooney, Dan Kinney, P. J. McGuire, P. W. Finn, James Thorpe, Judd Traughber and Albert Trierweiler, Sr.  The interment was in Calvary cemetery."

Decatur Daily Review, October 20, 1925, page 20:

   
Mrs. Mary Dunn, widow of Peter Dunn, died at St. Mary's hospital Monday afternoon.  She was sixty-eight years old last June.  Her death was caused by a complication of diseases.  Mrs. Dunn's maiden name was Mary Nolan.  She was born in Macon county, June 6, 1857, and had lived in or near Decatur all her life.  Since the death of her husband in 1922, she had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. John Moriarity, 437 South Fairview avenue.  She is survived by the following children:   Mrs. W. Kinney of Alberta, Canada; Mrs. Margaret Tomlinson of Macon, Mrs. John Moriarity of Decatur, James Dunn of Decatur, Paul Dunn of Macon and William Dunn of Dalton City.  There are twenty-four grandchildren.  She also leaves a sister, Mrs. Catherine Shields of Decatur, and three brothers, P. F. Nolan, now in New Mexico, R. Nolan, now in Iowa, and M. T. Nolan of Macon.  The body was removed to the Moran & Sons undertaking establishment and prepared for burial.

Margaret Dunn Tomlinson:  daughter of Peter Dunn & Mary Nolan Dunn.

Decatur Herald: Wed Feb 3, 1909

Mt. Zion Couple United At Nuptial High Mass
The marriage of John Tomlinson of Macon and Miss Margaret Dunn of Mt. Zion was celebrated at 9 o’clock yesterday morning at St. Patrick;s Roman Catholic church. Rev Father Murphy, rector of the church, officiating. Nuptial High Mass was celebrated. Miss Ella Tomlinson, sister of the bride, was the maid of honor and the best man was Charles Hogan. The bride wore a beautiful gown of lansdowne.
Following the ceremony, the wedding party went to the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Dunn in Mt. Zion where a wedding dinner was served. There were many out of town guests at both the wedding and at the dinner which was served by Mrs. Margaret Love of this city. Following a trip through Alabama, Mr. and Mrs. Tomlinson will reside at their farm east of Macon.

Decatur Herald: Wed., April 1, 1959.

J. B. Tomlinson Dies. Retired Macon Farmer leaves 13 children, 50 grandchildren.
Requiem High Mass for J. B. Tomlinson, 75, of Macon will be held at 10 am Thursday in the St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Macon. Burial will be in the Macon cemetery.
The rosary will be recited at 8 pm today in the Ater Memorial Home , Macon. Friends may call at the memorial home after 5 pm today.
Mr. Tomlinson died at 8:25 am yesterday in St. Mary’s hospital after an illness of one week. Mr. Tomlinson was a retired farmer and a member of the Alter Society of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Macon. He was born in Macon on March 20, 1884, a son of Thomas W. and Mary Ellen Bradley Tomlinson. He married Margaret Dunn on Feb 2, 1909. The couple celebrated their 50th anniversary last month.

He leaves his wife, six sons, John B., James W., Robert and Charles all of Macon. Wayne F. of Decatur, Lloyd of Hoopertown, seven daughters; Mrs. Helen Young of St Louis, Mo., Mrs. May Ellen Bowman and Mrs. Pauline Harpstrite of Decatur, Mrs. Anna Louise Collins and Mrs. Elizabeth Jesse of Macon, Mrs. Rita Foreman of Odinville, Ala, Mrs. Lois Falconer of Los Angeles Calif, two brothers, Frank and T. W. both of Macon; four sisters, Mrs. Ella Hogan and Mrs. Agnes Riley of Macon, Miss Rachael Tomlinson of Huntsville, Ala., Mrs. Mary Riley of Assumption and 50 grandchildren. one son preceded him in death.

Decatur Herald & Review: Nov. 29, 1988

Mrs. Raymond (Helen Tomlinson) Young, 78, of St. Ann, Mo., formerly of Macon died Sunday (Nov 27, 1988) in her home. Services will be in St. Ann. Arrangements are by Collier’s Funeral Home, St. Ann. Burial will be in ST. Louis. Mrs Young was born in Macon, the daughter of John and Margaret Tomlinson. She married Raymond Young. he died in 1981. Surviving are her sons, Jerry and Gregory, both of St. Ann; daughters, Betty Goihler and Jean Young, both of St. Ann; brothers John Tomlinson of Ashville, N. C.; Wayne Tomlinson of Warfordsburg, Pa, Lloyd Tomlinson of Orland Park, Charles Tomlinson of Cowden, James and Robert, both of Macon. sisters Elizabeth Jesse of Macon, Paauline Harpstrite of Decatur, Ann Collins of Bethany, Rita Forman of Odenville, Ala., Lois Falconer of Westminister, Calif. One brother and one sister preceded her in death.


    Katherine Kilkerry Dunn:  daughter in law of William & Anna Dunn

Decatur Review:  Wednesday, April 16, 1958

Mrs. Katherine I. Dunn, formerly of 545 W. William St. died at 2 am today at the home of her daughter, Mrs. G. J. Gallivan, 540 Culpepper Rd. Lexington, Ky., where she made her home since last June.  Mrs. Dunn was born in St. Louis, Mo., a daughter of Patrick and Mary Kilkerry.  She was married to Edward F. Dunn on April 27, 1899 in the old St. Patrick's Catholic Church.  He died on Jan 19, 1940.  Mr. Dunn was a Decatur hotel man for many years and for 32 years was part owner of the old Kraft Hotel.  
Mrs. Dunn was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, the Sunnyside Group, the Decatur Club, the Catholic Daughters of America, the Alter Society of St. Patrick's Church, and for 35 years was a member of the board of directors of the Anna B. Millikin Home.  Mrs. Dunn leaves a son, Raymond, Tuscola, two daughters, Mrs. Irma Gallivan of Lexington, Ky., and Mrs. Melba Beggs of Decatur, nine grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren.  One son, Harold, died in 1943.
Requiem high Mass will be at 9 am Saturday in St. Patrick's Catholic Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery.  Friends may call at the J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home after 10 am Friday.

Decatur Daily:  Saturday, August 16, 1930

Irma Dunn and Gerald Gallivan Wed in Church.  Breakfast for Thirty-Six follows Morning Ceremony.
Miss Irma Dunn and Gerald J. Gallivan of Urbana were united in marriage in a pretty ceremony Saturday morning at 8 o"clock in St. Patrick's Catholic church.  Rev. Jerimiah Murphy performed the ceremony before the alter, which was decorated with baskets of peach colored gladioli, palms and ferns.  The bride's sister, Mrs. David W. Beggs, Jr., of Chicago was her only attendant.  David W. Beggs, Jr. was best man.  Ushers were Raymond Dunn and Harold Dunn, brothers of the bride.  The bride entered on the arm of her father, Edward F. Dunn to organ music furnished by Professor William Nees.  Mrs. Edward Hayes sang "Ava Maria".
The bride wore a pretty ankle length dress of shell pink net and a horsehair braid hat of the same shade, pink crepe slippers and hosiery.  Her bouquet was of lilies of the valley and orchids.  The bridesmaid was dressed in an ankle length flesh colored chiffon dress, with hat, slippers and hosiery similar top the brides.  Her bouquet was of sweet heart roses and baby's breath.
Following the ceremony, a three course wedding breakfast was served to thirty-six members of the family in Sunnyside.  The guests were seated at one long table.  Mr. and Mrs. Galivan left on a motor trip through the east and Canada.  The bride's going away costume was black and white bouelette with accessories to match.  
Mrs. Gallivan is a graduate of the University of Illinois where she is a member of Theta Phi Alpha sorority.  She has been teaching English in the Roosevelt Junior High school.  She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward F. Dunn, 110 Cobb avenue.  
Mr. Gallivan is a graduate of the University of Illinois where he is a member of Phi Kappa Tau, social fraternity and Tri Alpha, legal fraternity.  He is in the real estate business in Champaign and Urbana.

Harold F. Dunn:  son of Edward and Katherine Kilkeary Dunn.

Decatur Review.  Tuesday, May 4, 1943.
"The body of Harold F. Dunn, 41, former Decatur resident who was killed in Los Angeles, Calif., Monday morning will arrive in Decatur Friday night.  He was killed when run down by a street car on his way to work at the Interstate Aircraft and Engineering Corp.  Although funeral arrangements are incomplete, the funeral services will be held in St. Patrick's Catholic church where requiem high mass will be celebrated.
Mr. Dunn was born in East St. Louis, March 29, 1902, and lived in Decatur most of his life.  he was the son of Edward F. and Katherine Kilkeary Dunn.  He attended St. Patrick's school and graduated from Decatur high school, where he was an outstanding athlete.  He was also widely known in YMCA swimming circles.  His father, who operated the Kraft hotel with an uncle Thomas McGowen and the late George W. Kraft, died in 1940.
Before leaving Decatur to take the position in California he was connected with the purchasing departments of the A. E. Staley Mfg. Co. and Leader Iron Works.  He was married to Helen Connelly in Decatur.  his wife, two children, Katherine and Jeanne, survive, along with mother, Mrs. Katherine Dunn, 747 West North street; a brother, Corp. Raymond E. Dunn, Savannah Proving Grounds, Ill; two sisters, Mrs. David Beggs, Jr., Mrs. Gerald Gallivan, Louisville, Ky., and an uncle, Thomas McGowen, Decatur."

Decatur Review.  Thursday, May 6, 1943.
"The body of Harold F. Dunn, who was killed last Monday morning in Los Angeles, Calif. will arrive in Decatur Saturday noon.  Funeral services will be held at 9 am Monday in St. Patrick's Catholic church with burial in Calvary cemetery.  Friends may call at Moran & Sons funeral home after 1:30 pm Saturday."

Helen C. Dunn, wife of Harold F. Dunn.
Decatur Daily Review, Friday, January 12, 1979.

"Helen C. Dunn, 75, of 164 N. Dennis Ave.  died 10:30 pm Wednesday (Jan. 10, 1979) in St. Mary's Hospital.  Mass of the Resurrection will be 10 am Saturday in St. James Catholic Church.  Visitation will be 5 to 8 pm Friday in J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home with 7 pm wake service.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.  memorials St. Mary's Hospital Centennial Fund, Helen C. Dunn memorial.  
Mrs. Dunn was born in Decatur, daughter of Charles A. and Caroline Connelly.  She had been employed as a bond teller at Millikin National Bank.  She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Club, Macon County Farm Bureau, Decatur Club, St. James Catholic Church, St. Elizabeth Sodality and St. Mary's Hospital Auxiliary and a charter member of the Decatur Chapter of the American Institute of Banking.  She married Harold F. Dunn.  He died in 1943.
Surviving are daughters, Mrs. Robert F. (Jeanne) Gasvoda of Western Springs; Mrs. Richard H. (Katherine) Daugherty Jr. of Sanford, Fla.; brother Clarence S. Connelly of Moweaqua; sisters, Mrs. Herbert (Dorothy) Nalefski and Caroline Connelly, both of Decatur; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.  Two brothers preceded her in death."

 


    William P. Dunn, grandson of William & Anna Dempsey Dunn:

Decatur Herald:  May 4, 1963:   William P. Dunn Rites to be Tuesday:

Graveside services for William P. Dunn will be 10:30 am Tuesday in Calvary Cemetery with Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.  Mr. Dunn, 77, of 133 1/2 E. Prairie Ave., was found dead about 7:30 am yesterday in his home.  Mr. Dunn, a farmer, lived in Decatur about ten years.  He was born May 6, 1885, near Macon, the son of Peter and Mary Nolan Dunn.
He married Dorothea Vollmer in Macon.  He leaves two daughters, Mrs. Ben (Mary) Harshbarger of Decatur, and Dorothy Dunn of California, and two sons, Roy and Linn, both of Decatur, one brother, James Edward Dunn, Decatur.  A son, Leo, preceded him in death.


Grace Dunn Hagen:  grand-daughter of William and Anna Dempsey Dunn.
     (dau) of James Dunn and Mary Grace Dunn-James is son of Wm. & Anna Dempsey

Decatur Herald: Mon. June 15, 1964.

Mrs. Charles L. Hagen

Mrs. Grace Hagen, 71, of 1955 N. Church St. died at 2:30 pm yesterday at St. Mary’s Hospital after a long illness. She retired 14 years ago as a deputy clerk in the county clerk’s office. She was a member of the St. Thomas Catholic Church and was a life long Decatur resident.

Mrs. Hagen was born June 7, 1893 in Decatur, the daughter of James and Mary Ann Grace Dunn. On Feb 1, 1921, she married Charles L. Hagen in Decatur. Survivors include her husband, a son, Robert Hagen, a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Mary Lou) Enloe and three grandchildren all of Decatur. Two brothers preceded her in death.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Other arrangements are incomplete. The body is at the J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home.

   


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