Biography of James L. Dunlap
Round Valley Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





James L. Dunlap. Born in Washtenaw county, Michigan, March 11, 1843. When about five years of age he, with parents, moved to Illinois, where they resided until 1850, when they started across the plains to California. The father was drowned while crossing the Humbolt river, the remainder of the family, consisting of James L., his mother and two half brothers, arrived at Sacramento in August. Here they resided for three years; then settled on Cache creek in Yolo county, where they resided four years; then moved to Petaluma, Sonoma county. Here the subject of this sketch followed carpentering until 1868, when he came to Mendocino county, and settled in Covelo, where he has since resided, being engaged in carpentering. He is Constable of Round Valley township. Married March 10, 1867, Miss Maggie Brightenstien. They have six children: Ida May, Ena Belle, James Leroy, Mabel Isadore, Francis Linden, and Carrie Nettie.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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