((first posted on West in New England in Aug. 2011))
Ever since discovering the Cornelius T.Dunham family plot only
a few yards away from my parents' grave in Mt Vernon Cemetery
here in Abington, I've looked for more Dunham cousins buried
there. I thought I'd found all of them but apparently, I was
wrong. A few days before I discovered David Ellinwood's grave,
I discovered another Dunham family plot.
I found it as I was photographing the graves on the hillside
above the family of Henry Dunham. This is the east side of the
The inscription reads:
"Worthy C Dunham
On the south side:
W.C.& I.S. Dunham"
On the north side:
"Frank E. Dunham
So, not only do I have Dunham cousins buried here in Abington, some of them
were living here while my Dad was still alive, and there may still be some here
living in town.
I'll discuss how I'm related to these latest discoveries in the next post in this series.