John "Deacon" Dunham
- Born: 1588-1589, Clophill, Bedfordshire, England
- Marriage: Abigail Barlow on 22 Oct 1622 in Leiden South Holland 109,137
- Died: 2 Mar 1669, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts at age 80 75
Noted events in his life and other information:
• Information: 109
John Dunham was a Leyden Separatist who more than likely arrived from Holland in Plymouth between 1628-1632.
• Occupation: 139
John Dunham was a weaver. He owned land on which he grazed cattle and sheep. Upon his death, the inventory listed a loom weaving equipment, as well as cotton, sheep wool, and linen yarn.
• He signed a will. 109
His son-in-law, Stephen [At]Wood, was among those mentioned in his will. The entry in the Plymouth Colony Records reads: 'John Dunham, Senr., of Plymouth, aged about fourscore yeares, died the 2cond of March, 1668. Hee was an approued seruant of God, and a vseful man in his place, being a deacon of the church of Christ att Plymouth."
Original Source -"Plymouth Colony - Its History & People 1620-1691" by Stratton
• He emigrated in 1632 from Leiden, Holland. 75
John married Abigail Barlow, daughter of Thomas Barlow and Unknown, on 22 Oct 1622 in Leiden South Holland 109.,137 (Abigail Barlow was born in Leiden, Holland and died after 1669 in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts 141.)
Noted events in their marriage were:
• Marriage: 109 Abigail Barlow
"Their betrothal had been recorded 7 Oct 1622 with her father and sister Thomas and Anna Barlow as witnesses."