44th U.S. President
- 4th Great-grandfather of Barack Obama — 7th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Samuel Dunham
- Hannah -----
- Birth Date:
- 1 Aug 1794
- Birth Location:
- Berkeley County, Virginia (now West Virginia)
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 20 Jul 1865
- Death Location:
- Tipton County, Indiana
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Kempton Cemetery, Kempton, Tipton, Indiana
- Spouse Name:
- Catherine Goodnight
- Marriage Date:
- 21 Oct 1819
- Marriage Location:
- Martinsburg, Berkeley, Virginia (now West Virginia)
Jacob Mackey Dunham (Ahnentafel No:48 )
- Some sources list Jacob's birthdate as 01 JUN 1795, but his tombstone (which is not the original) states it as 01 AUG 1794. Some sources list Jacob's marriage date as 28 SEP 1819, but that is the date of the marriage bond.
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Sources for Jacob Dunham
- 1 Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, DAR Ancestor #A046426, (accessed 03/17/2012).
- 2 Federal Census, IN, Tipton County, 1860, Prairie Township, Image 31 of 31.
- 3 Gravestone image at FindAGrave.com, (accessed 03/16/2012).
- 4 New England Ancestors Magazine, Fall 2008, Vol. 9, Issue 4, pp 45-46.
- 5 West Virginia, Marriages, 1780-1970, Marriage record for Jacob Dunham and Catharine Goodnight.
- 6 Bachelor, Rosemary E., "President Obama Descends from 14 Revolutionary War Soldiers (suite101.com Website)", (accessed 03/16/2012).
- 7 Reitwiesner, William Addams, "Ancestry of Barack Obama", (accessed 06/20/2012).
- 8 Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 511, 512, 588.