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Joseph Dunton

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Death: Died in Newcastle, ME, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Dunton and Mary Elizabeth Dunton
Husband of Abigail Dunton
Father of Martha Tyler; Olive Leeman; William Dunton; Lucy Alley; Joseph Dunton and 3 others
Brother of John M. Dunton; Samuel Dunton; Elizabeth Grant; Sarah Knight; Abner Dunton and 3 others

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About Joseph Dunton

Joseph DUNTON

BIRTH: circa 1736, Westport, Lincoln County, ME / Alt b. places: Woolwich, Sagadahoc Co., Maine; Cambridge, Middlesex, MA.

DEATH: 18 July 1809, Newcastle, Lincoln Co., Maine (17 JUL 1809, Will prepared)

Father: Timothy DUNTON, b. 20 Aug 1715, Sudbury, Midlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony; d. AFT. 1761, Westport, Lincoln Co., Maine

Mother: Elizabeth SMITH, b. May 4, 1716, Westport, York County, Province of Mass

MARRIAGE: 27 November 1760, Woolrich, Sagadahoc County, Maine / alt mrrg: 1765, Maine

Spouse: Abigail GREENLEAF, b. 1740, Newbury, Essex, Mass / alt b. date: circa 1750, alt birthplace: Woolwich, Sagadahoc, ME; d. 1815; dau of Abner Greenleaf, (b. 9 Nov 1718, d. 10 Jan 1810)

Children:

  1. Martha DUNTON, b. 21 Dec 1764, Edgecomb, Maine; m. 24 Jan 1784, Samuel TYLER
  2. William DUNTON, b. 12 Sep 1766, Westport, Lincoln, ME; d. 31 March 1839, Mt. Vernon, Maine; m. 22 Jan 1788, Edgecomb, Jane WEBBER
  3. Olive DUNTON, b. abt 1767, Edgecomb ME; m. 13 Nov 1804, Maine, William LEEMAN
  4. Benjamin DUNTON, b. 1772, Edgecomb, ME; d. Aft 1819, New Sharon, Franklin, ME; m. 31 Oct 1793, Edgecomb, Martha ALLEY
  5. Judith DUNTON, b. 1774, Edgecomb, ME; m. 25 Dec 1794, Maine, John Alley KENNEDY
  6. Lucy DUNTON, b. 1775, Edgecomb, ME; m. 7 Mar 1793, Maine, Rueben ALLEY
  7. Joseph DUNTON , Jr., b. 1776, Edgecomb, ME; m. 25 May 1806, Maine, Abigail SLOMAN
  8. Elizabeth DUNTON, b. 1777, Edgecomb, ME; d. 26 Mar 1854, Bristol, Lincoln, ME; m. 25 Dec 1799, Edgecomb, Roger SHERMAN
  9. Sarah DUNTON, b. 3 May 1780, Westport , Lincoln Co., ME; d. 1864, Edgecomb; m. 11 Apr 1803, Edgecomb, Joseph SHERMAN
   

Notes:

Westport Island was originally called Jeremisquam and was a part of Edgecomb. It came to be known as Westport, because it was the west port of Edgecomb. - https://westportisland.wordpress.com/

Woolwich was previously part of the community of Georgetown, but was incorporated in 1759.

Sources:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~dunton/Dunton/d0001/g0000141.html#I0210

https://www.onegreatfamily.com/fh/Abigail-Greenleaf/519233786

"Alt birthplace: Cambridge, Middlesex, MA." - http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p5341.htm

http://www.geni.com/people/Mary-Dunton/6000000006757719284?through=6000000006757681376

"Abigail Greenleaf b. 1740, Newury, Essex, MA":

"marriage: 27 Nov 1760 Woolrich, Maine" - Pedigree Resource File, familysearch.org

alt mrrg: 1765, Woolrich, Maine / or just Maine:

Robert Wylie Family History - http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=coyote1&id=I26865

Jacquelyn J Sorby Family Page - http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=jsorby&id=I26917#s1

  1. Text: Maine Families in 1790 Vol 1 p. 89.
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Joseph Dunton's Timeline

1736
1736
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1763
1763
Age 27
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1764
December 21, 1764
Age 28
Edgecomb, ME, USA
1766
September 12, 1766
Age 30
Westport, Lincoln, ME, Usa
1772
1772
Age 36
Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine, USA
1774
1774
Age 38
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1775
1775
Age 39
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1776
1776
Age 40
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1777
1777
Age 41
Edgecomb, Lincolin, Maine, USA
1809
July 18, 1809
Age 73
Newcastle, ME, USA