Jacob was born on 7 Feb 1863 in Kempton, Tipton, Indiana, USA, the son of Jacob Mackey Dunham and Louisa Eliza Stroup.
He died on 13 Aug 1930 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, USA.
His wife was Mary Ann Kearney, who he married on 1 MAR 1890 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, USA. Their seven known children were Hattie Zoe (1890-1951), Mabel Cleo (1891-1977), Frank Virgil (1892/93-1971), Ralph Waldo Emerson (1894-1970), Christobel Beatrice (1896/97-?), Pearl Marie (<1899-?) and Earl Dewey (1899-1980).
|Birth||7 FEB 1863||
|Death||13 AUG 1930||
|Census||12 JUL 1870|
|Census||8 JUN 1880|
|Census||5 JUN 1900|
|Census||16 APR 1910|
|Census||12 JAN 1920|
|Census||15 APR 1930|
|Burial||15 AUG 1930||
Feb. 7, 1863
Aug. 13, 1930
Wichita Eagle, Thursday, August 14, 1930, Page 5
PIONEER DOCTOR DIES
Dr. Jacob William Dunham Practiced Medicine in Southern Kansas 40 Years
Dr. Jacob William Dunham, 67, a physician, died Wednesday at his home, 1201 West Douglas, after a four-day illness. He had practiced medicine in southern Kansas for the last 40 years. He came to Wichita from Wellington in 1907. He was a member of the Spiritualist church.
Surviving him are his wife, Mary; four daughters, Mrs. Hattie Herrington, Osborne; Mrs. H. I. Whitney, Melver; Mrs. Christobel Phipps, 1929 Gold, and Mrs. Harry Mann, 1927 Gold; three sons, Frank, 1914 North Lorraine; Ralph, at home and Dewey, 1247 South Main; a sister, Mrs. Mary Lay, Tulsa, Okla., and three brothers, Jeptha, Luther, Okla.; Samuel, Tulsa, and Joseph, Okmulgee, Okla.
Funeral services will be held at the Downing mortuary at 10 a.m. Friday in charge of Rev. Maud K. Gates of the First Spiritualist church. Burial will be in Wichita Park cemetery.
Special thanks to Bill Pennington for supplying Jacob's obituary.