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GEORGE W. DUNNEGAN, Warren County, Ohio
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Transcription contributed by Martie Callihan 1 December 2004

The History of Warren County Ohio
Part V. Biographical Sketches
Turtlecreek Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)
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GEORGE W. DUNNEGAN, farmer; P. O. Lebanon; was born in slavery in Franklin Co., Tenn., in 1823; he was the property of Gen. Samuel Weak-

ley; at the age of eleven years, he was taken to Alabama by J. I. Dunnegan, a son-in law of Gen. Weakley. He was married, when 18 years of age, to Jane Jones, with whom he lived until 1858, when she died, in Huntsville. Ala. ln 1862 Mr Dunnegan was again married, to Mary Kelley, a slave owned by a Mr. Kelley. of Tennessee. They came to Ohio in 1866, and purchased a small farm north of Lebanon, where thev have since continued to reside. They are both exemplary members of the African M. E. Church, in which Mr. Dunnegan has held all the principal offices, and in which he was for twenty years a local preacher This old couple manage the affairs of their little farm with the greatest precision, and, by industry, care and frugality, have succeeded in placing themselves far above want and in the front rank of their people in the North.

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