History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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JOHN DUNGAN, the great-grandfather of Mr. FOLKER, was a son of James and Rebecca (WELLS) DUNGAN, and was born in 1753, died March 22, 1798. He was a lieutenant in Captain Andrew LONG’s company, Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, Colonel Samuel MILES. This company was in the disastrous battle of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776, under the command of Lieutenant John SPEAR, and was almost annihilated.

Lieutenant John DUNGAN was a farmer in Northampton township, Bucks county, and is buried at Southampton. He married Mary HYLE, and had four children—two sons: Uriah and Jonathan: and two daughters: Esther, who married William HIBBS, Jr. and Elizabeth, who married Ezekial WILSON. Another daughter, Rebecca, died young. Uriah, born 1777, died October 4, 1822, had children: Mary, who married Edmund VAN ARTSDALEN, of Springville, Northampton township, whose daughter Elizabeth married Elias HOGELAND, (see HOGELAND Family): and John and Martin. Mary, the widow of Uriah married (second)) -------------EVERETT, and (third) Jonathan KNIGHT. John, son of Uriah, had four sons: William, now living at Ringoes, New Jersey; Edmund B., who died at Harlingen, New Jersey, in 1900, leaving five children: Charles, deceased; and Thomas A., now a resident of Chicago. Nelson Y. DUNGAN, son of Edmund B., is a practicing attorney at Somerville, New Jersey, ex-district attorney, state senator for two terms and major of Second Regiment National Guards of New Jersey.

Test taken from page 208 of:

Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed June 2001 by Joan Lollis of IN. as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project,

Published June 2001 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb

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