• 1 John Dunham Society Organizational Goals
  • 2 Provide an environment to discover & document John Dunham descendants
  • 3 Bringing family members together
  • 4 Maintain a central location for John Dunham descendancy documents
  • 5 Maintain high standards in genealogical research
  • 6 Support community gravesite indexing & cleanup
  • 7 Encourage group discussions about our John Dunham ancestry
  • 8 Provide displayable Certification of a John Dunham descendancy!
  • John Dunham Society Organizational Goals

    Our Goals

    In general, The John Dunham Society discovers, collects, and maintains a world-class structure of genealogical research devoted to the descendants of Deacon John Dunham - The First American Dunham.

  • Provide an environment to discover & document John Dunham descendants

    Genealogical Database

    The John Dunham Society provides members access to an award-winning genealogical database, "The Next Generation", created by Darrin Lythgoe.

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  • Bringing family members together

    Inclusion!

    The John Dunham Society has several important goals. The most enjoyable is knowing that ancestry research brings family together through shared involvement...so get your family involved today!

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  • Maintain a central location for John Dunham descendancy documents

    John Dunham Database

    The John Dunham Society maintains the largest collection of descendancy documents relating solely to Deacon John Dunham.

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  • Maintain high standards in genealogical research

    Genealogical Standards!

    High standards in genealogical research are crucial. It maintains the integrity of a historical birth, marriage or death event. The John Dunham Society uses the same standards as The Mayflower Society.

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  • Support community gravesite indexing & cleanup

    Protecting Memorials

    All to often we forget our past. Each grave memorial is an individual record to our past. The John Dunham Society pledges its support to assist in cemetery cleanup, restoration and indexing.

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  • Encourage group discussions about our John Dunham ancestry

    Group Forum!

    Group forums are a great place to discuss various topics. You can join our forum to ask questions, give assistance, & discuss your ancestors.

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  • Provide displayable Certification of a John Dunham descendancy!

    Certification

    Becoming a certified descendant of John Dunham is possible by providing documentation that shows your lineage. Find out how you can begin this fascinating & fun genealogical search.

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Farming the Land

Dunham descendants are still farming the land in Carver, Massachusetts.

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Keeping the Custom of Handmade Crafts

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  • JDS, - Headstone Photos of the Quarter

    Arad Richmond Dunham, Titicut Parish Cemetery, Lakeville, MA.

    Member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), and was a well-respected member of the community.

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  • JDS, - Headstone Photos of the Quarter

    Sarah Shaw (Richmond) (Dunham) Back. Richmond Family Cemetery, Lakeville, MA.

    Wife of (1) Barnaba/Barnabas Morton Dunham & (2) George Back. Mother of nine children between two husbands.

    - Duel Mayflower Society lineage.

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  • JDS, - Headstone Photos of the Quarter

    Harvey & Phebe (Barrows) Dunham. Cenral Cemetery, Carver, MA

    Harvey was the son of Ebenezer & Priscilla Dunham and Phebe was the daughter of George & Ester Barrows.

    They had no children.

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New Year's Resolutions in Genealogy

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