Ralph Dunham was Stanley Dunham's older brother and Obama's great-uncle, he served in the U. Army as an assignment and personnel officer during World War II.
He landed at Normandy's Omaha Easy Red Beach on D-Day plus four, and moved with troops in the fighting through France, Italy and Germany.
The date of the document was estimated to be about 1930, which would mean that his grandfather had been born around 1895.
Barack Obama relates how his step-grandmother Granny Sarah (Sarah Onyango Obama) describes his grandfather: "Even from the time that he was a boy, your grandfather Onyango was strange.
She was a professor of nutrition who taught at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1980–1990).
He was tortured to extract information about the growing insurgency seeking the independence of Kenya."When he returned to Alego he was very thin and dirty.Fulmoth married Charlotte Holloway and raised a family which included three daughters (including Mary Ann.) She and two of her sisters married three Dunham brothers. He served as a private in Company A, 145th Ohio Infantry during the American Civil War.Kearney and his wife are buried in Fairview Cemetery in Labette County, Kansas. He died July 17, 1895, and is buried in the Olathe Memorial Cemetery in Olathe, Kansas.When he later converted to Islam, he took the first name Hussein.She said that he passed on the name of Hussein to his children, but not the religion.The Obama family is concentrated in the western Kenyan province of Nyanza.