The obituary of Elton Lee Dunham, who died 28 Mar. 1953 in Locke Mills (Greenwood), Maine, probably from the Lewiston Daily Sun:

LOCKE MILLS—Elton L. Dunham, 79, died Saturday at his home here.


He was born in Sept. 9, 1873, at Woodstock, son of Lemuel and Lydia Cummings Dunham. On Sept. 26, 1896, he married Mabel Morgan. He was a Golden Sheaf member of Franklin Grange, Bryant Pond, and a past chancellor commander of Knights of Pythias No. 118. For 22 years, he was a selectman of the town of Greenwood, also serving on the school board and as a road commissioner.


Surviving are his widow; seven children, R. Clyde, Edgar, Mrs. Gladys Jordan, and Mrs. Vera Cross, all of Locke Mills; Mrs. Elsie Hinckley, Bethel; Mrs. Carrie W. Cole, Greenwood, and Theodore, Bryant Pond; 27 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.



At Locke Mills, March 28, Elton L. Dunham, 79. Funeral services Tuesday at 2 P.M. from Locke Mills Union Church. Rev. Charles R. Pendleton officiating. Members of Fraternal Lodge, No. 118, Knights of Pythias and Franklin Grange requested to attend in body. Please be at church at 1:45. Remains at I. W. Andrews and Son Funeral Home, South Woodstock, until 11 A.M. Tuesday.


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