The Highland Township Historical Society
Highland, Oakland County, Michigan

Original Highland Township Landowner

Elijah Dunham

NW pt of NE F. 1/4 of Section 5         NW F. 1/4 of Section 6        NW 1/4; SE 1/4 of Section 17
W 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section 17         NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 17        SW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of Section 17
E 1/2 of SW 1/4 of Section 17         SE 1/4 of Section 18

Elijah Dunham was the son of Ebenezer and Anne/Hannah (Denne) Dunham of Mayfield, New York.  He came to Highland Township, Oakland County, Michigan, with his brothers, Jacob S. Dunham and Daniel Dunham.  He thereafter appears on the 1840 Federal Census and 1845 Michigan State Census for Highland Township.


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