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    the Dungan Ancestry of the Descendants of William Dungan & Frances Latham



as compiled by:

Alfred Rudolph Justice in his work, Ancestry of Jeremy Clarke of Rhode Island and Dungan Genealogy.










283. Esther Dungan, 120, daughter of Jeremiah and Mary (Whitton) Dungan, m. Sept. 8, 1804 (48, p. 208) George Cummings, of Northampton, Bucks County, Pa., a mason by trade.


A daughter Nancy is mentioned in Jeremiah's will.


284. Ellen Dungan, 121, daughter of Elias and Diana (Carrell) Dungan, d. Nov. 5, 1840. m. Nov. 19. 1789 (61) Leffert Lefferts, b. Feb. 28, 1768, d. Sept. 30, 1832, son of Arthur and Adriaentje (Van Artsdalen) Lefferts, of Bensalem, Bucks County, Pa.


Issue: (719-724) Ann, Arthur, Diana, Rachel, Ellen and Elias Dungan.


285. James Dungan, 121, son of Elias and Diana (Carrell) Dungan, b. Dec. 30, 1770, d. Aug. 28, 1817, intestate. m. Nov. 25, 1794, Elizabeth Harrold, b. June 25, 1775, d. July 1, 1845, daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth (Russell) Harrold, of Buckingham, Bucks County, Pa.


Samuel Harrold was born 1728, near Cotehill, Parish of Drumgoon, County Cavan, Ulster, Ireland.


Letters of Administration on the estate of James Dungan, late of Northampton, were granted Sept. 9, 1817, to Elizabeth Dungan, Jesse Ely and Jesse Johnson.

Sureties: Thomas Carey and Enoch Harvey.


Inventory shows he held notes of Hugh Thompson, Joseph Gillingham, Joshua Dungan, Jr., and Ann Scott, and held bonds of Thomas Hilbourn, Robert Cummiings, Joseph Johnson, Elisha Wilkinson and Joseph C. Worthington.


Aug. 3, 1818, Petition of Elizabeth Dungan, Jesse Ely and Jesse Johnson, Administrators, for sale of Real Estate, sets forth that the Intestate died seized of 250 acres in Northampton, leaving issue four children: Samuel, Elizabeth, James Elliot and Ellinor, all in their minority. (Orphans' Court Bucks County, Pa., Vol. 5, p. 277).


1824, Petition of Samuel H. Dungan, eldest son and heir-at-law, Elizabeth the widow, and Hugh Thompson and John Dungan, guardians of James E. Dungan, for partition and valuation of the estate. The Court ordered the sale and Samuel H. Dungan and Joseph Gillingham were the purchasers. (Ibid, Vol. 6, p. 223).


Issue as shown by the family Bible: (725-733) Anna, Elias, Samuel Harrold, Charles, Elias, Elizabeth, James Elliot, Rebecca H. and Eleanor.


286. Ann Dungan, 121, daughter of Elias and Diana (Carrell) Dungan, b. 1774, d. May 31, 1810. m. April 11, 1792, (292) Colonel Elisha Wilkinson, b. 1772, d. March 15, 1846, son of Colonel John and Hannah (Hughes) Wilkinson. He m.-2. Maria Whiteman, d. July 16, 1867.


Colonel John Wilkinson was an influential and prominent citizen of Bucks County, Pa., serving as a member of the Provincial Assembly (1761-1782).


August 10, 1775, he was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of Bucks County, Associators and was a member of the conference held at Philadelphia June 18, 1716, of which Thomas McKean was President. He was also a member of the Committee of Safety, and of the First Constitutional Convention held July 15, 1776.


He was Lieut. Col. of the 31st Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia, 1805, and in the War of 1812, he served as Quartermaster of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, of Pennsylvania Militia, of which his brother-in-law, General Samuel A. Smith, was Brigadier General. He became later Assistant Quartermaster General of Pennsylvania Volunteer Militia. From 1811 to 1836 he was Proprietor of a Hotel at Centerville, Buckingham Township, Bucks County, Pa. He was a great horseman and introduced into Bucks County a very fine breed of Arabian horses and maintained a track near his tavern, where his blooded colts were broken and trained. 

Issue: (734-737) John A., Eleanor, Hannah and Ogden Dungan.


287. Rachel Dungan, 121, daughter of Elias and Diana (Carrell) Dungan, b. Nov. 1777, d. January 25, 1850. m. January 8, 1806, Jesse Johnson, b. April 5, 1784, d. Feb. 26, 1856, buried at Southampton.



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