1. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody: b. Jan 1953 Fort Belvoir, VA; 1st female 4-star general in the U.S. Army (14 Nov 2008)


2. Brig. Gen. Harold Halsey “Hal” Dunwoody: b. 9 Jan 1919 Paris, France

[in Who’s Who in America, 1974-5 (not seen)]

3. Elizabeth A. Hausheer: b. 6 Jul 1924 Norwich, NY; d. 1 May 2006 Sarasota, Sarasota Co., FL

[obit in Post-Journal, 19 May 2006: “Elizabeth Hausheer Dunwoody, 81, of Englewood (Sarasota County)…died Monday, May 1, 2006, at…Sarasota.  Born on July 6, 1924 in Norwich, N.Y., to the late Alfred and Anna (O’Connor) Hausheer…Survivors include her adoring husband of 60 years: Brigadier General Harold H. Dunwoody, US Army (Ret.); three daughters:…Lt. Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody…”]


4. Col. Halsey Dunwoody: b. 21 Mar 1881 DC; president of Universal Airlines; d. 2 Sep 1952 Ithaca, NY; bur. Arlington National Cemetery [http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/hhdunwoody.htm]; m. (1st) 23 Oct 1905 Washington, DC (divorced and married 2nd Doris A. Sleator about 1920/21)

[The Washington Post, 25 Oct 1905: “Surrounded by relatives and immediate friends, Miss Kathleen Graham and Lieut. Halsey Dunwoody…were married in the Church of Our Father last Monday evening.  Dr. Couden, Chaplain of the House of Representatives, performed the ceremony.  Miss Dorothy Graham, sister of the bride, was maid of honor…”]

[New York Times, 3 Sep 1952: “Ithaca, N.Y., Sept. 2…Col. Halsey Dunwoody, a pioneer in American aviation, died today in Tompkins County Memorial Hospital.  He was 71 years old…”]

[applied for U.S. passport in 1919: “I, Halsey Dunwoody…was born at Washington D.C…on the 21st day of March 1881; that my father Gen. H. H. C. Dunwoody, USA, was born in Ohio and is now residing at Sheldrake Springs, Seneca Co. N.Y., U.S.A…”]

[applied for U.S. passport in 1921: “I, Halsey Dunwoody…accompanied by my wife, Mrs. Doris Sleator Dunwoody, Paris, France…born at Washington, D.C…on or about the 21st day of March 1991; that my father Gen. H.H.C. Dunwoody was born in Ohio and is now residing at Army Navy Club, Wash., D.C…”]

[record of papers at http://ahc.uwyo.edu/usearchives/inventories/html/wyu-ah06153.html]

[book at http://books.google.com/books?id=xlVKAAAAMAAJ&printsec=titlepage]

[sister Ellen Dunwoody DAR #51763, in right of James Dunwoody]

5. Kathleen Graham: b. 2 Oct 1881/84 New Bloomfield, Perry Co., PA

[applied for U.S. passport in 1920: “I, Kathleen Graham Dunwoody…born at New Bloomfield…Pennsylvania, on or about the second day of October, 1884; that my husband Halsey Dunwoody was born in Washington, D.C. and is now residing at Paris, France – temporarily on business…”]

[from passenger list of the Reliance out of Cherbourg to NYC 25 Nov 1922: “Dunwoody, Kathleen Graham, 38, D[ivorced], [b.] Oct. 2nd 1884 New Bloomfield, Penna…”]

6. Alfred Xavier Hausheer: b. 14 Sep 1884/6 Switzerland; d. May 1963; m. c1914/15  [SSN 093-01-7125, issued NY bef. 1951]

7. Anna Bridget O’Connor: b. 31 Oct 1885 NY; d. Oct 1964 (last residence NJ)  [SSN 138-07-3763, issued NJ bef. 1951]


8. Brig. Gen. Henry Harrison Chase Dunwoody: b. 23 Oct 1842 Highland Co., OH; meteorologist; d. 1 Jan 1933 Interlaken, NY

[The Hartford Courant, 3 Jan 1933: “Ithaca, N.Y., Jan. 2…Brigadier General Henry Harrison Chase Dunwoody, 90, former chief signal officer of the United States Army, who died at Interlaken, near here, yesterday, is to be buried tomorrow.  General Dunwoody was a West Point graduate of 1866….The general leaves a son, Colonel Halsey Dunwoody…”]

[in Who Was Who in America, vol. 3 (not seen)]


9. Clara Mills: b. 7 Aug 1851 Fort Leavenworth, KS

[applied for U.S. passport 1920: “I, Clara Mills Dunwoody…born at Fort Leavenworth, in the State of Kansas, on or about the 7 day of August, 1851…husband Gen’l Henry Harrison Dunwoody was born in Columbus[?], Ohio…”]

10. ___ Graham: b. PA; d. bef. 1900

11. Emma A. ___: b. Jan 1858 MO

12. Bernhard J. Hausheer: b. Nov 1852 (or 26 Oct 1851) Cham, Switzerland; d. 5 Apr 1920 Norwich, NY; m. c1877/8

[http://hausheer.osola.com/guestbook: “Elizabeth Hausheer Dunwoody from Englewood Florida: ‘My grandfather, Bernard Hausheer was born in Cham, Switzerland and brought his family to the US in the late 1800s. He worked for Bordens in Michigan and had three sons and a daughter. His wife was also swiss.’”]

13. Katherine Kiser: b. Dec 1856 Switzerland

14. ___ O’Connor: b. Ireland

15. ___: b. Ireland


16. William Dunwoody: b. 1 Mar 1811 Somerset Co., PA; m. 21 May 1837 Delaware, Delaware Co., OH

[Portrait and Biographical Album of Jefferson and Van Buren Counties, Iowa… (Chicago, 1890), pp. 266-267: “William Dunwoody…was born in Somerset County [PA], on the 1st of March, 1811, and is a son of Robert and Susanna (Reahm) Dunwoody….Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, where on the 21st of May, 1837, he led to the marriage altar Miss Sarah Murphy, who was born in Zanesville, Ohio, April 10, 1815, and is a daughter of Patrick and Amelia (Ruckel) Murphy.  Her parents were both natives of Limerick, Ireland, where they married….about 1812 they emigrated with their family to America….To this worthy couple were born seven children….Capt. H. C. C., the next younger, was graduated from the Millitary[sic] School of West Point in 1866, and is employed in the United States Signal Service office at Washington…”]

17. Sarah Murphy: b. 10 Apr 1815 Zanesville, OH

18. Brig. Gen. Madison Mills, M.D.: b. c1811/12 NY; d. 28 Apr 1873; m. 23 Dec 1840

[http://www.kancoll.org/khq/1957/57_4_omer.htm: “In August, 1860, Maj. Surg. Madison Mills was in charge of the fort hospital {Fort Leavenworth}. He had previously been associated with Fort Riley as a member of the Pawnee Town Site Association. He joined the army as an assistant surgeon April 1, 1834, and was promoted to major surgeon February 16, 1847. He was breveted lieutenant colonel and colonel on November 29, 1864, for meritorious service at the siege of Vicksburg. He was promoted to brigadier general on March 13, 1865. Mills died April 28, 1873.” ]

[https://sites.rootsweb.com/~nyschuyl/1877Hist.html: “…Dr. Madison Mills, a son of George Mills, has long held a distinguished position in the Medical Department of the regular army…”]

19. Margaret Halsey: b. 24 May 1817 NY; d. 4 May 1880

[Halsey 243]



32. Robert Dunwoody: b. PA

33. Susan Rhiem/Reahm: b. PA

34. Patrick Murphy: b. Limerick, Ireland

35. Amelia Ruckel: b. Limerick, Ireland

36. George Mills: of Havana, Schuyler Co., NY

38. Nicoll Halsey: b. 8 Mar 1782 Southampton, Suffolk Co., NY; U.S. Representative from NY 1833-1835 (Jacksonian); d. 3 Mar 1865 Marshall, Calhoun Co., MI; m. 10 Aug 1806

[Halsey 131-132]

39. Eupheus McDowell: b. 26 May 1784 Kingston, PA


76. Silas Halsey, M.D.: b. 6 (17) Oct 1743 Southampton, Long Island, NY; U.S. Representative from NY 1805-1807 (Republican); d. 19 Nov 1832 Lodi, Seneca Co., NY; m. (2nd) 16 Nov 1780

[Halsey 75-77]

77. Hannah (Jones) Howell: b. 4 Feb 1753; d. 4 Dec 1810

78. Robert McDowell: b. c1760; d. 1 Jun 1802; m. c1779

[History of Tioga, Chemung, Tompkins, and Schuyler Counties, New York… (Philadelphia, 1879), p. 400: “…Robert McDowell, the son of John McDowell, who with his family emigrated to this country from Scotland.  John[sic] was born in the year 1760, and at the age of nineteen married Margaret McCormick, who came with her father, John McCormick, from Scotland to America about the period of the Revolution…[children of Robert and Margaret]…Euphius, the third child, was born at Kingston, Pa., May 26, 1784.  On the tenth day of August, 1806, she married Nicoll Halsey, then of Ovid, county of Seneca….Mrs. Halsey had ten children, [note: list of children, including ‘Margaret, born May 24, 1817; married Dr. Madison Mills, Dec. 23, 1840.’]….Robert, the father, died June 1, 1802, at the age of forty-two.  His wife, Margaret….died April 28, 1835, in her seventy-sixth year.”]

79. Margaret McCormick: b. c1757/8; d. 28 Apr 1835


152. Silas Halsey: b. 17 Jan 1718 Long Island, NY; d. 3 Jan 1786 Ovid, NY

[Halsey 53]

153. Susannah Howell:


304. Daniel Halsey: b. 31 Aug 1669; d. 28 Feb 1734

[Halsey 43-44]

305. Amy Larison:


608. Daniel Halsey: b. c1630/33; d. c1682

[Halsey 38]

609. Jemima ___:

610. John Larison:


1216. Thomas Halsey: will dated 28 Jul 1677; m. (1st)

[Halsey 37]

1217. Phoebe ___: d. 1649



Halsey: Jacob Lafayette Halsey and Edmund Drake Halsey, Thomas Halsey of Hertfordshire, England, and Southampton, Long Island… (Morristown, NJ, 1895).



1930 – 3rd Ward, Webster Groves, St. Louis Co., MO, e.d. 16, sheets 12a-b

Dunwoody, Halsey     Head   M W 49 M 24 DC IA KS  Treasurer --------- Universal Aviation

___, Doris A.              Wife    F W 33 M 21   France-Paris Eng Eng

___, Harold H.            Son      M W 11 S        France-Paris DC F-P

___, Doreen M.           Dau     F W 8 S           France-Paris DC F-P

___, Elizabeth S.         Dau     F W 4 1/12 S   MO DC F-P

(1 servant)


1930 – Manhattan, New York Co., NY, e.d. 558, sheet 8b

Dunwoody, Kathleen *          F W 46 D 21   PA PA MO

* - relation to head of household written “H. Wife” with “Head” written over it


1930 – Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., NY, e.d. 67, sheet 1b

Hausheer, Alfred X.   Head   M W 44 M 29 Swi Swi Swi 1889 Na

___, Anna B.               Wife    F W 44 M 29   NY NIre NIre

___, Laurence V.        Son      M W 11 S        NY Swi NY

___, Mary C.               Dau     F W 9 S           NY Swi NY

___, Elizabeth A.        Dau     F W 6 S           NY Swi NY


1910 – West Point Military Reservation, Orange Co., NY, e.d. 20, sheet 14a

Dunwoody, Halsey     Head   M W 29 M1 5             DC OH KS  Soldier

___, Kathleen G.         Wife    F W 27 M1 5 0 0         PA PA MO


1900 – 1st Ward, Fairfield, Jefferson Co., IA, e.d. 46, sheet 22a

Dunwoody, William   Head   W M Mar 1811 89 Wd           PA PA PA

(1 housekeeper)


1900 – Washington, DC, e.d. 12, sheet 15a

Graham, Emma A.      Head   W F Jan 1858 42 Wd  3 3       MO KY Ger  Clerk Government

___, Louis                   Dau     W F Sep 1878 21 S                 IL PA MO  Dressmaker

___, Kathleen              Dau     W F Oct 1881 18 S                 PA PA MO  Clerk Government

___, James H.              Son      W M Jun 1886 13 S                MO PA MO

(2 boarders)


1900 – Willistown Twp., Chester Co., PA, e.d. 135, sheets 2a-b

Hausherr, Bernhard J. Head   W M Nov 1852 47 M 22        Swi Swi Swi 1888 12 Na  Machinist

___, Catharine             Wife    W F Dec 1856 43 M 22 5 5    Swi Swi Swi 1888 12

___, Bernhard             Son      W M Oct 1879 20 S                Swi Swi Swi 1888 12  Machinist

___, Catharine             Dau     W F Mar 1883 17 S                Swi Swi Swi 1888 12

___, Alfred                 Son      W M Sep 1886 13 S                Swi Swi Swi 1888 12

___, Walter U[?].        Son      W M Mar 1894 6 S                 IL Swi Swi


1880 – Washington, DC, e.d. 45, sheet 11 (p. 35c)

Dunworthy, H. H.       W M 35           Board  U.S. Army (Lieut.)      IA IA IA

___, Clara                    W F 28            Board                                      TX NY NY


1870 – Ft. Leavenworth Reservation, Leavenworth Co., KS, p. 49 (220a)

Mills, Madison            58 M W           Surgeon USA  150000            2000    NY

___, Margaret              53 F W                                                                        NY

___, Frank U[?].          21 M W                                                                       TX

___, Clara                    18 F W                                                                        KS

___, Maggie                15 F E                                                                         KS


1860 – Fairfield, Jefferson Co., IA, p. 175

William Dunwoody    49 M    Tinner              1000    1000    PA

Sarah                         45 F                                                     OH

Hery                          17 M    Clerk in Drug Store                 OH

Frank                         4 M                                                      IA


1860 – Ulysses, Tompkins Co., NY, p. 191

Nicoll Halsey              78 M                                        5500    NY

Euphias                     76 F                                                     PA

Francis Kann               17 M    Farm Laborer                          Ireland

Ellen Gray                   20 F     Domestic                                 NY

Margaret Mills             43 F                                                     NY

Ellen                          18 F                                                     NY

Emma J.                    17 F                                                     NY

Frank H.                    11 M                                                    TX

Carra                         9 F                                                       KS

Maggie                      6 F                                                       KS

Anna Farley                20 F     Domestic                                 Ireland


1856 IA state census – Fairfield, Jefferson Co.

Wm. Dunwoody         45 M    PA       Tinner

Sarah Dunwoody        41 F     OH

Wm. R. Dunwoody    18 M    OH      Tinner

H. H. C. Dunwoody   13 M    OH