Elizabeth Lake Dunn
Apr. 29, 1885
Mar. 4, 1978
Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 9 April 2012.
Elizabeth Lake Dunn was a daughter of David Andrew Dunn and his first wife, Addie Haynes, citizens of Smithland. Elizabeth's father was a sheriff of Livingston County and organized Smithland's first bank, the Livingston County Bank. He was president of that bank and of Smithland Bank, which he also organized.
Elizabeth was living in Smithland with her father, step-mother and eight siblings in 1920. At that time Elizabeth had completed four years of high school. By the time of the 1940 census, Elizabeth was living in Frankfort, Kentucky and was a clerk doing government work.
Miss Elizabeth Dunn was age 92 when she died in 1978. Survivors included two brothers and four sisters and several nephews and nieces. She was a life member of Smithland Methodist Church.
 "David A. Dunn of Smithland Is Called By Death," The Paducah Sun-Democrat, Thurs., 25 June 1931, p. 11.
 1920 Livingston County, Kentucky census, Smithland, Roll T625_587, p. 3B, E.D. 112, Ancestry.com. Head of household was David Dunn, age 71. His wife was Laura (Champion), whom he had married 4 Nov 1906 following the death of his first wife, Addie.
 1940 Franklin County, Kentucky census, Frankfort, Roll M-0627-1307, p. 30A, E.D. 37-7, Ancestry.com. At that time, Elizabeth was a lodger at 104 Watson Court, Frankfort. It was stated that Elizabeth was living in Smithland in 1935.
 "Miss Dunn, 92, Dies Saturday," The Paducah Sun, Sunday, 5 Mar 1978, p. 16.
Published 19 Mar 2019, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/