Name: William Dunnington
Given Name: William
Change Date: 7 Sep 2005
24 Mar 1999 Susanna Elgin Lingross <Joseph.Lingross@gte.net>
Birth: 1768 in Charles County, MD
Death: 1847 in Fairmont, VA
Following is what I have for the family of Jonathan Fairfax Duunington beginning with his parents:
William Dunnington b. circa 1768 Chas Co, MD, d. 1847 Fairmont (W) VA, son of Peter Dunnington Sr (Rev War Sgt.) & Sarah Monroe, m. 1st circa 1786 to Louester Fairfax, daughter of Jonathan Fairfax. They had 2 sons but one died in infancy. Willaim m. 2nd circa 1790 Parthenia Maddox. They had 8 children (have their info).
Jonathan Fairfax Dunnington b. 1789 Chas Co, MD, d. unknown, m. before 1820 to
Elizabeth Ellen Carpenter b. 1790s, d. 1850. Jonathan was a Constable (1847) &
Justice of the Peace (1848) of Chas Co. They had 7 known children & possibly 2
others (have info for 7).
William G. Dunnington b. circa 1833 Chas Co., MD, 7th son of Jonathan &
Elizabeth Dunnington, m. in Cgas Co. to Mary Maddox b. circa 1848, daughter of
James F. Maddox, d. 4/2/1869. No record of children or a later marriage for
William (until now?)
Above is well-documented data from the book "The Dunnington Family of Charles
County, Maryland" by my cousin James G. Elgin. Hope it helps! Let me know if
you need sibling info.
Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 11:55:14 -0800
From: Susanna Elgin Lingross <Joseph.Lingross@gte.net>
Subject: Re: [MDCHARLE-L] DUNNINGTON, William A.
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Hi Michelle (& all),
Have the following for the family of William Dunnington & Parthenia Maddox:
William Dunnington b. circa 1768 Chas Co, MD, d. 1847 Fairmont (W) VA, son of
Peter Dunnington Sr (Rev War Sgt.) & Sarah Monroe, m. 1st circa 1786 to
Louester Fairfax, daughter of Jonathan Fairfax. They had 2 sons but one died in
infancy. Willaim m. 2nd circa 1790 Parthenia Maddox (daughter of Ignatius Maddox
b. 1730 Chas Co., d. 1/19/1777 & Sarah Gray, also have names of their other
8 Children of William & Parthenia were:
(also have descendants info for most)
Richard Dunnington b. circa 1794 Chas Co, MD, Capt. of Militia - War of 1812, m.
1st 6/17/1827 Harrison Co, VA to Frances Whitehead, m. 2nd 2/29/1844 to Alsadana
Sibbons b. 1808 Maine, m. 3rd 2/1854 to Alexandria ???. Richard had 7 children.
Sophia Parthenia Dunnington b. 5/20/1796 Chas Co, MD, d. 4/5/1853 Washington Co,
OH, m. 2/16/1826 Fairmont, (W) VA to Thomas West b. 9/20/1794 VA. They moved to
Morgan Co, OH with brother Richard & family above. No data on children.
Allison Dunnington b. 1797 Chas Co, MD, m. 3/17/1831 Harrison Co, WVA to Mary
Knott b. 1815. They had 7 children.
William Monroe Dunnington b. 12/21/1800 Prince Edward Co, VA, d. 1/9/1879 Marion
Co, WVA, m. 1st 9/3/1826 Harrison Co, (W) VA to Lucy Burdett d. 1836, m. 2nd
10/27/1836 jane Elizabeth Kidwell b. 10/12/1813 Baltimore, MD, d. 8/10/1882.
William was a carpenter. They had 5 known children.
Walter Dunnington b. 1804 Prince Wm. Co, VA (?), m. 4/24/1828 to Sarah Tutt b.
1808. Walter was a blacksmith. They lived in Taylor Co, WVA and had 7 children.
Noah Monroe Dunnington b. 1807 Dumfries, VA, d. 10/1885 Clarksville, VA, m.
7/7/1830 Harrison Co, (W) VA to Catherine W. Ferguson b. 1811 VA, d. 1891
Clarksville, VA. Noah was a tailor. They had 8 children.
James Dunnington b. 1808 MD, m. 10/6/1831 Monongalia Co, VA to Theresa Louisa
O'Neil b. 1814 PA, daughter of William O'Neil. The family was in OH by 1842. No
data for children.
Samuel Dunnington b. 4/8/1812 Dumfries, VA, Civil War - MO Home Guard, d.
2/22/1880 Miller Co, MO, m. 10/26/1835 Richland Co, OH to Sophia Noonfield b.
2/18/1816 PA. They had 7 children. Sophia moved with some of the children to
Applegate, OR in 1884 & d. 7/19/1900 Jacksonville, OR.
from "The Dunnington Family of Charles County, Maryland" by James G. Elgin
Father: Peter Dunnington b: AFT 1738
Mother: Sarah Munroe b: BEF 1750
Louesta Fairfax b: 1768 in Charles County, MD
in Charles County, MD
- Jonathan Fairfax Dunnington b: 1789 in Charles County, MD
- Richard Dunnington b: ABT 1794
- Sophia Pathenia Dunnington b: 20 MAY 1796 in Charles County, MD
- Allison Dunnington b: 1797 in Charles County, MD
- William Munroe Dunnington b: 21 DEC 1800 in Prince Edward County, VA
- Walter Dunnington b: 1804 in Prince William County, VA
- Noah Munroe Dunnington b: 1807 in Dumfries, Prince William, VA
- James Dunnington b: 1808 in MD
- Samuel Dunnington b: 8 APR 1812 in Dumfries, Prince William, VA