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John M. Dunton

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Westport, Maine, United States
Death: Died in Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States
Place of Burial: Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Dunton and Mary Elizabeth Dunton
Husband of Abigail Dunton and Abigail Dunton
Father of Mary Bailey; Mercy Heal; Abigail Dunton; John M. Dunton; Sarah Dunton and 9 others
Brother of Joseph Dunton; Samuel Dunton; Elizabeth Grant; Sarah Knight; Abner Dunton and 3 others

Managed by: Justin Swanström
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About John M. Dunton

  • Daughters of American Revolution Ancestor #: A035080
  • DENTON, JOHN Ancestor #: A031995
  • Service: MASSACHUSETTS Rank: LIEUTENANT
  • Birth: 1738 YORK CO ME DIST MASSACHUSETTS
  • Death: 1808 EDGECOMB LINCOLN CO ME DIST MASSACHUSETTS
  • Service Source: MA SOLS & SAILS, VOL 5, P 73
  • Service Description: 1) CAPT MCALLISTER; COL MCCOBB

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John M. Dunton

Birth: 1738 in Montsweag, Westport, Lincoln, Maine / alt birth year: 1736

Death: 10 OCT 1808, Westport, Lincoln, Maine

Father: Timothy Dunton b: 20 AUG 1715 in Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts

Mother: Mary Elizabeth Smith b: 1718 in Westport, Lincoln, Maine

Marriage 1) 11 DEC 1760, Georgetown, Lincoln, Maine

Spouse: Abigail Walker b: 21 DEC 1740, Berwick, York, Maine; d. Aug. 18, 1813, Westport, Lincoln Co. ME

Children:

  1. Mary Dunton b: ABT 1762; m. 14 NOV 1782, Benjamin Bailey b: 10 NOV 1761, Woolwich, ME
  2. Abigail Dunton b: 18 MAY 1766, Edgecomb, Maine, m. 26 APR 1797, Edgecomb, Thomas Hodgdon, b. abt. 1756, Mass
  3. John M. Dunton b: 12 JUN 1768, Edgecomb, Maine; d. 18 DEC 1855, Westport, ME; m. 11 MAR 1790, Edgecomb, Sarah Greenleaf, b. 19 JAN 1772, Westport, ME
  4. Andrew Dunton b: 8 NOV 1772, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine; d. 10 JUL 1829, at sea; m. 20 DEC 1796, Nancy Dunton, b: 17 SEP 1779, Westport, ME

Marriage 2) 6 SEP 1774, Georgetown, Lincoln, Maine

Spouse: Abigail Heal, b: 12 OCT 1752 in York, York, Maine

Children:

  1. Deborah Dunton, b: 20 JAN 1774, Edgecomb, Maine; d. 16 FEB 1812 Boothbay, ME; m. 24 MAY 1794, Edgecomb, John Hodgdon b: 10 FEB 1769, Boothbay, ME
  2. Josiah Dunton, b: ABT 1774, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine; m. Eunice b: ABT 1773 in Maine
  3. Timothy Dunton, b: 10 OCT 1776, Edgecomb, Lincoln, ME; d. 2 JUL 1846, Lincolnville, Waldo, ME; m. 30 OCT 1798, Durham, ME, Phebe Getchell b: 19 JAN 1783, Durham, ME; m. ABT 1805, Edgecomb, Sarah Gove, b: 17 SEP 1786, Edgecomb; m. ABT 1807, Lincolnville, ME; Katherine Hall, b: 28 MAY 1783, Bowdoin, ME; m. 5 DEC,1825, Camden, Maine, Abigail Mayo, b. 30 NOV 1796.
  4. Abner Dunton, b: 1779, Edgecomb, Lincoln, Maine c: 1779 in Woolwich, Sagadahoc, Maine
  5. Elizabeth Dunton, b: 29 SEP 1779, Edgecomb, Maine; m. Samuel Norton b: 28 SEP 1779, Edgecomb
  6. Marcy Dunton, b: ABT 1781, Westport, Lincoln, Maine; m. 7 JUN 1799, Edgecomb, John Heal b: 2 SEP 1779, Edgecomb
  7. Peter Dunton, b: 26 MAY 1780, Woolwich, Lincoln, Maine; d. 21 NOV 1848, Westport, E; m. 8 NOV 1804, Boothbay, ME, Sarah Pierce b: 17 FEB 1775, Monhegan Island, Lincoln, Maine
  8. Isaac Dunton, b: SEP 1786, Hope, Knox, Maine; m. 26 SEP 1807, Edgecomb, ME, Abigail Smith

Burial: Jacob Dunton Cemetery, Westport, Lincoln County, Maine

Inscription: Lt. John Dunton 1736-1808 SAR (Son of the American Revolution)


Note: Previous recording of burial


Sources:

Robert Wylie Family History - http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=coyote1&id=I19007

  1. Church of the Latter-day Saints Vital Records,  
      Filmed by the Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, FamilySearch.org
     
     
  2.  Rootsweb's WorldConnect Project; www.rootsweb.com 
       "Millions and millions of trees to climb".
  3.  Dunton Genealogy
     Title: Phil Dunton, Dunton Genealogy
     Note:       PhilDunton@Dunton.com 

Georgetown Marriages Vol 2, Mary Pelham Hill, (Maine Historical Society 1943), Dunton, John of Jeremisquam Island and Abigail Heal of Gtown, 6 Sep 1774. - http://www.georgetownhistoricalsociety.org/genealogy/familygroup.php?familyID=F1422&tree=tree1

Link: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63333666

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John M. Dunton's Timeline

1738
1738
Westport, Maine, United States
1762
1762
Age 24
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1762
Age 24
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1766
May 18, 1766
Age 28
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1768
June 12, 1768
Age 30
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1770
1770
Age 32
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1772
November 8, 1772
Age 34
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1774
January 20, 1774
Age 36
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States