Ralph Dunham Sr
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham Sr (1894 - 1970)

Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham Sr
Born in Argonia, Sumner, Kansas, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 3 Oct 1915 in Wichita, Kansasmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 75 in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United Statesmap
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham is the son of Jacob Dunham and Mary Kearney.

1894 dec 25 born in Argonia, Sumner County, Kansas, USA[1]

1910 resident in Wichita Ward 4, Sedgwick, Kansas[2]

Ralph E Dunham
United States Census, 1910
Name Ralph E Dunham
Event Type Census
Event Date 1910
Event Place Wichita Ward 4, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States
Gender Male
Age 16
Marital Status Single
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Son
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Son
Birth Year (Estimated) 1894
Birthplace Kansas
Father's Birthplace Indiana
Mother's Birthplace Indiana
Sheet Letter B
Sheet Number 3
Jacob W Dunham Head M 46 Indiana
Mary A Dunham Wife F 40 Indiana
Hattie J Dunham Daughter F 21 Kansas
Mable C Dunham Daughter F 20 Kansas
Frank V Dunham Son M 17 Kansas
Ralph E Dunham Son M 16 Kansas
Christobel B Dunham Daughter F 12 Kansas
Pearl M Dunham Daughter F 10 Kansas
Earl D Dunham Son M 8 Kansas.

1915 oct 3 marriage Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS[citation needed]

1920 Wichita Ward 5, Sedgwick, Kansas
Age 26--Marital Status Married
Birth Year (Estimated) 1894
Birthplace Kansas
Father's Birthplace Kansas---Mother's Birthplace Illinois
Sheet Letter B--Sheet Number 10
Harry Armour Head M 46 Illinois
Gabriella Armour Wife F 43 Missouri
Doris Armour Daughter F 13 Illinois
Ralph Dunham Son-in-law M 26 Kansas Mechanic-Automobile
Ruth Dunham Daughter F 19 Illinois
Ralph Dunham Grandson M 3 Kansas
Stanly Dunham Grandson M 1 Kansas
Christopher C Clark Father M 74 Missouri
Citing this Record

1926 nov 25 his wife Ruth Lucille Armour Dunham passed away in Wichita[3]

1970 jul 17 his second wife Marthamae Stonehouse passed away[4]

1970 oct 4 passed away in Wichita Sedgwick County Kansas, USA[citation needed]. Burried at Resthaven Gardens of Memory at plot space: 3-C-2 Section: Garden of the Good Shepherd [5]

Burial: Resthaven Gardens of Memory
Sedgwick County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Space: 3-C-2 Section: Garden of the Good Shepherd

[6] [1]

Grave picture from FindAGrave added by: Joe Gibbens

cafe owner; auto mechanic; tooling dept. of Boeing Aircraft[citation needed]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J1T9-S22 : 20 May 2014), Ralph Dunham, Oct 1970; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  2. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2ZX-HY2 : 29 October 2015), Ralph E Dunham in household of Jacob W Dunham, Wichita Ward 4, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 128, sheet 3B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,469.
  3. Ruth Lucille Armour Dunham on Find A Grave: Memorial #32315290 retrieved Sälgö-1 20:52, 1 November 2016 (EDT)
  4. Marthamae Stonehouse Dunham Find A Grave: Memorial #34382669 retrieved Sälgö-1 20:55, 1 November 2016 (EDT)
  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham on Find A Grave: Memorial #32649741 retrieved Sälgö-1 20:45, 1 November 2016 (EDT)
  6. "Find A Grave Index," FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVKQ-6WVD : 13 December 2015), Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham, 1970; Burial, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States of America, Resthaven Gardens of Memory; citing record ID 32649741, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  • United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFX9-MQW : accessed 8 January 2018), Stanly Dunham in household of Harry Armour, Wichita Ward 5, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States; citing ED 150, sheet 10B, line 89, family 281, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 550; FHL microfilm 1,820,550.

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Research Notes

Sälgö-1 05:06, 2 November 2016 (EDT) Has asked to use it on WikiTree see FAG
[Reply] Re: Picture grave Emerson Dunham
Hi Magnus - I would be delighted if you would use my grave picture of Ralph Waldo Emerson Dunham. Enjoy your day.
Joe Gibbens

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Dunham-2313 and Dunham-2 appear to represent the same person because: clearly these were intended to be the same person, please approve this merge
Dunham-2 and Dunham-878 appear to represent the same person because: Looks like a merge in the making?
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