Princeton Clarion dated 7/25/1895:
"On last Sabbath (21 July 1895) Mrs. Jane Dunlap, an old citizen of this county,
passed away, after a short illness, in the 78th year of her age.
She had only been sick a few
days and was not thought to be seriously ill until the evening preceding her
demise. It was thought her death was due to heart trouble to which she was
The funeral took place Monday
afternoon and the remains were followed to their last resting place in Archer
cemetery by a large concourse of relatives and friends.
Mrs. Dunlap was a native of County Donegal, Ireland, and was born in 1818. She emigrated
to this country with her husband and family in 1867, coming directly to Gibson
county, where a son and other relatives were then living. She has been a
resident of this county ever since.
She was married in 1840 to
Matthew Dunlap who died in 1881. Since that time she has been making her home
for the most of the time with her youngest son, Matthew, where she died. She
leaves four sons and one daughter living. They are John Dunlap. of this city; William and Thomas Dunlap, of Philadelphia; Mrs. Alex Carithers and
Matthew Dunlap, living about four miles northeast of this city.
In early life Mrs. Dunlap
connected herself with the Presbyterian church of Ireland; and on coming to this county she placed her
membership in the United Presbyterian church with which she has continued since.
She was of a quiet, retiring disposition
and was best known in her home circle and among her immediate relatives. But
she gave evidence by her demeanor at all times of the sincerity of her
Christian profession. She was faithful to her vows. Her life and example is a
sacred legacy to the family and friends who knew her best and esteemed her
GCHS, Georgia McEllhiney.