David M. Dunlap, 77 one of the best-known residents of Warren County and father of Loran R. Dunlap, clerk of the Board of Supervisors, died at 8 o'clock a.m. Dec. 4, 1909 at his home in Stony Creek. Death resulted from a recent shock of paralysis.
He was born in Crown Point, June 22, 1832 and at the close of the Civil War went to Stony Creek where he engaged in the farming and lumbering business and later in the mercantile business. For 25 years he was a contributor to the Warrensburgh News columns and took pride in chronicling happenings of interest in his town.
His widow is the former Ruth Murray and besides their son Loran, they had two daughters. David Dunlap was buried in the Warrensburgh Cemetery.
(Note: Dunlap was proprietor of the old Stony Creek Inn from 1877 to 1879. Dunlap's store, post office and Dunlap-Riddell telephone exchange building was on the Harrisburgh Road, Creek Center. David and Ruth's son, Loran Raleigh Dunlap died suddenly of heart failure in Nov. 1916. Ten years later, Oct. 30, 1926 the Dunlap homestead and store building burned to the ground.)