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Thomas Dumville/Dunville (1843-1925)

name: Thomas Dumville/Dunville spouse: Sarah Elizabeth Tongue
father: Thomas Dumville father: James Tongue
mother: Mary Horsman (sic) mother: Elizabeth Dykes
born: 25 September 1843 (half past one) born: 12 October 1853
place: Ellingstring, Yorkshire place: Brentwood, Essex
died: 27 October 1925 (pneumonia) died: 5 January 1921 (arthritis deformans and auto intoxication)
place: 7108 Michigan Avenue, St Louis, Missouri place: 6217 Minnesota Avenue, St Louis, Missouri
buried: 31 October 1925 buried: 8 January 1921
place: Park Lawn Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri place: Park Lawn Cemetery, St Louis, Missouri

emigrated: We think Thomas emigrated in 1869. The Tongue family must have left England between Sarah's birth in 1853 and her brother's birth in the USA in June 1854.
married: c1871?, USA. After marriage the family used the spelling Dunville.
occupation: Machinist (USA 1870 and 1880 census)


Mary Elizabeth
born 1872/73, Missouri, died 5 October 1945, St Louis, Missouri
married 27 April 1892, at St Louis, John Thomas Craighead (1866-c1911/12) (in timber business)
Thomas Gorman born 16 May 1895, St Louis, died 14? March 1941, New York State
married 16 December 1916, at St Louis, Agnes Gertrude van der Maden (1896, Netherlands -1989). They later divorced, and in about 1930 Agnes married his (two years' older) uncle Thomas/Toby (below)
child of Thomas Gorman Craighead and Agnes Gertrude van der Maden:
Ronald Adair Craighead, born 23 January 1918, St Louis, died 15 August 1947 in Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia after suffering from heat stroke while at sea on S.S. York, buried in Christian Cemetery, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
married 4 October 1941, at DeRidder, Louisiana, Olive Ruth Humphries (1926-1957)
child of Ronald Adair Craighead and Olive Ruth Craighead née Humphries:
Mary, born c1943, married George Nolte
Olive Ruth Craighead née Humphries (1926-1957) married Thomas Willard Tilotta after the death of Ronald Adair Craighead (1918-1947)
Norwood Dunville born c1903
Nancy born 1 April 1907, St Louis, Missouri, died February 2004, Naples, Collier County, Florida
married (1) c1929 Howard Peck, divorced
married (2) 23 June 1937 Gage Allison Kent (born 9 May 1897, died August 1972, Muscatine, Iowa)
no children
Nancy has a Humane Society Animal Shelter in Muscatine, Iowa named after her: the Nancy E. Kent Animal Shelter. She loved animals and as well as supporting the animal shelter while she was living, she also left much of her estate to the shelter.
John born c1874, Missouri.
George Robert born 16 April 1877, Louisville, Kentucky, died 31 January 1936, St Louis, Missouri
General Sales Manager in St Louis for the Dodge Motor Company
married Minnie Stringfellar
Robert Edwin
born 24 November 1906, St Louis, Missouri, died 28 February 1963
President of Crosley Broadcasting Co., Cincinnati, Ohio (see biography)
married 9 August 1933, Edna Roberta Buder
children of Robert Edwin Dunville and Edna Roberta Buder:
Robert Edwin Jr
Roberta Edna
Adelaide (Addie) born September 1882, Missouri, married
Annie (Nancy) K born June 1884, Missouri
Walter F born 1885
married 1905, in St Louis County, Rose
Walter (Wally) born 11 December 1916, died 26 March 1994, St Louis area
several other children
Emma Gertrude
born February 1888, died c1988
lived in Muscatine, Iowa
born 18 June 1893, Missouri, died 12 February 1974, Missouri
married (1) Hazel Woolsey (born c1903)
Thomas Lee
born 17 April 1925, died 2 March 1980 of a cerebral haemorrhage
lived in St Charles, Missouri
married Mary Catherine Reeves (Honey) (1925- 17 February 1998)
six children, including Debra (married Herndon)
married (2) c1930, Agnes Gertrude van der Maden (she had earlier divorced his nephew, Thomas Gorman Craighead, see above)
Edwin H born July 1897, died 26 July 1900, drowned in the Mississippi river

Robert Edwin
father: George Robert Dunville (1877-1936)
mother: Minnie Stringfellar
born: 24 November 1906 in St Louis, Missouri
died: 28 February 1963
occupation: President of Crosley Broadcasting Co., Cincinnati, Ohio (see biography)
WIFE: Edna Roberta Buder, married: 9 August 1933
Robert Edwin Jr
Roberta Edna
Children of Robert Edwin Dunville (1906-1963) and Edna Roberta Dunville née Buder
Robert Edwin
Dunville Jr
father: Robert Edwin Dunville (1906-1963)
mother: Edna Roberta Dunville née Buder
WIFE: Maria Elena Luneack, married: (1)
Robin Marie Dunville (married (1) Joseph Paul Humphries, children Joseph Paul Humphries Jr and Bradley Alan Humphries, married (2) Romero)
WIFE: Donna Alexander, married: (2)
Robert Edwin Dunville III
Mathew Carton Dunville (married Brandy Wegford, sons Matthew, Memphis, Mathias)
Roberta Edna
father: Robert Edwin Dunville (1906-1963)
mother: Edna Roberta Dunville née Buder

Most of the information for this page was provided by Mary Nolte, who is a great-great-granddaughter of Thomas Dunville (1843-1925). Mary sent a message to the Guest Book on 5th July 2003. Additional information was provided by Robin Marie Romero née Dunville.

Mary Nolte has more information about the family of Thomas and Sarah Dunville, and about Sarah's parents and siblings (James and Elizabeth Tongue and family). The Tongues emigrated from Brentwood, Essex, England in 1853/54 and Sarah's parents died in the 1890s in Rondout, Ulster County, New York.

See also:

Robert Edwin Dunville (1906-1963): President of Crosley Broadcasting Co.

Sarah Elizabeth Dunville (nee Tongue) (1853-1921): Photograph

Thomas Dumville (1843-1925) (Family Tree One)

Thomas Dumville (1843-1925) (Family Tree Two)

Source Documents