Biography of Edward H. Dunlap
Madison County, NY Biographies





Dunlap, Edward H., who died on his farm three miles southwest of the village of Vernon, February 28, 1889, in the sixty sixth year of his age, was well known in this vicinity. He was born July 8, 1823, in Whitestown, Oneida county, N. Y., a son of Job and Sara (Baker) Dunlap. His father was a farmer and also conducted a general store at Bennett's Corners for several years. Mr. Dunlap resided on his father's farm until he was a young man, and attended the district schools. He finally went to Madison, Wigs., where for several years he conducted a general store with his brother, Sylvester Dunlap. After his father's death he returned east and purchased the home farm, to which he added from time to time until he possessed 276 acres. He also held considerable land in the West. Mr. Dunlap was a man of good business ability and possessed the power of making money. He was engaged in a paint and wall paper business in the village of Oneida for about five years, after which he returned to his farm where he resided until his death. He was a Free and Accepted Mason, and a man of genial nature, well liked by all with whom he came in contact. He married Tryphena, daughter of Josiah Rawson of Bennett's Corners and one daughter was born to them: Ella Josephine, widow of Henry Thompson of Oneida.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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