I am trying to find information about my 4th great grandfather. All I have been able to find (per the book "Entering Ripley" which is a town in Maine)is the following: "The Dunlaps came to Ripley in 1816 from Norway, Maine. They were of Scotch and Irish descent, coming early in the 1700's to Hopkinton, New Hampshire from Wales England. William Dunlap Sr. married Olive Richardson: They came to Ripley in 1816 where they built a log cabin". Source for this information: Book called:Entering Ripley Compiled by Sandra Wintle Blaney 2002 Dexter Print Shop Dexter, Maine.
I am trying to determine if William Dunlap did indeed get married to one Olive Richardson. I have not been able to find proof of this marriage between a William Dunlap and an Olive Richardson which the book indicates.I was able to find a record for a marriage between a Phoebe Richardson and a William Dunlap but that was in Lewiston, Maine not sure if this is my 4th great grandparents or not or was it Phoebe Richardson or someone all together different. I am not sure when or where either of them were born I know that it had to have been between 1760-1770 per census records is all I have.That far back they do not list the wife of the head of household.
They had a son William Dunlap Jr. that married Mary Stinson.