Joseph Owen Dunn was born to Joseph Moroni Dunn and Susanna Elizabeth White on 16 December 1867 in Bountiful, Utah Territory. His parents moved the family to Tooele, Utah Territory, when he was a small child. Dunn married Mary Ann Craner on 24 September 1890 in the Logan Temple. They had ten children and lived in Tooele until 1911, when they moved to Corrine, Utah. Dunn was a farmer, and died in Ogden, Utah, on 20 September 1947.
 “Joseph Owen Dunn,” Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner, 21 Sept. 1947, 12B; “Joseph Owen Dunn,” FamilySearch (Person ID: KWCZ-XMN), accessed 22 Oct. 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/KWCZ-XMN.