John Dunham

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John Dunham, son of Richard Dunham, was born at England, about 1589.1 He died at Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, 1 March 1668/69.2,3

John married (1) Susanna Kaino, daughter of Thomas Cainehoe, at Clophill, Bedford, England, 17 August 1612;1,4 he married (2) Abigail Ballou, daughter of Thomas Ballou, at Leiden, Holland, 22 October 1622.1,4

Family 1

Susanna Kaino b. 12 Dec 1586, d. bef. Oct 1622
  • John Dunham2 b. 19 Feb 1614/15, d. 6 Apr 1692
  • Humility Dunham2 b. say 1617
  • Thomas Dunham2 b. say 1619

Family 2

Abigail Ballou b. abt. 1604, d. aft. 1669
  • Samuel Dunham2 b. abt. 1623, d. 20 Jan 1711/12
  • Jonathan Dunham2 b. say 1625
  • Abigail Dunham2 b. say 1627
  • Joseph Dunham2 b. say 1631
  • Hannah Dunham+2 b. abt. 1634, d. 1 Apr 1708
  • Persis Dunham2 b. say 1635
  • Benajah Dunham2 b. say 1637
  • Daniel Dunham2 b. say 1639
This person was last edited on15 Dec 2017


  1. [S300] Robert Leigh Ward, "The English Origin and First Marriage of Deacon John1 Dunham of Plymouth, Massachusetts," The American Genealogist 71 (July 1996): 130-133, further cited as Ward, "John Dunham of Plymouth."
  2. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 1:599-603 (John Dunham), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  3. [S86] Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Plymouth Colony: Its History & People 1620-1691(Salt Lake City, Utah: Ancestry, 1986), 285-6, further cited as Stratton, Plymouth Colony.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 480, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).