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Samuel Dunton, Sr.

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

Son of Timothy Dunton and Mary Elizabeth Dunton
Husband of Lydia Dunton
Father of Samuel Dunton, Jr; Eunice Dunton; Susanne Dunton; Stephen Dunton; Abner Dunton and 3 others
Brother of Joseph Dunton; John M. Dunton; Elizabeth Grant; Sarah Knight; Abner Dunton and 3 others

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About Samuel Dunton, Sr.

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'Samuel Dunton Sr (1745)

Samuel Dunton Sr

Born 1745 in Montsweag, Woolwich, Westport, ME

Son of Timothy Dunton and Elizabeth (Smith) Dunton

[sibling(s) unknown]

Husband of Lydia (Crosby) Dunton —

married 1768 in Woolwich, Sagadahoc, Maine

Father of Samuel Dunton Jr, Eunice Dunton, Joseph Albert Dunton,

Lydia (Dunton) Reed, Susanne Dunton, Stephen Dunton, Abner Dunton and Simon Dunton

Died [date unknown] [location unknown]

Profile manager: Al Adams [send private message]

Dunton-102 created 9 Sep 2013 | Last modified 11 Jun 2016

Biography

Samuel Dunton was born 1745 in Westport, Lincoln, Maine.

He married Lydia Crosby November 17, 1768 in Woolwich, Lincoln, Maine.

They had eight children - Samuel, Eunice, Joseph, Lydia, Susanna,

Stephen, Abner and Simon.

Samuel died in Westport. 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.


Samuel was born in 1745 on Jeremisquam Island (now Westport), Lincoln, Maine, son of Timothy Dunton and Mary Elizabeth Smith.

Death: circa 1839 Westport, Maine

Samuel married Lydia Crosby November 17, 1768 in Woolwich, Lincoln, Maine.

They had eight children:

  • Samuel
  • Eunice
  • Joseph
  • Lydia
  • Susanna
  • Stephen
  • Abner
  • Simon.

Samuel died in Westport.

Note: 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/

Sources:

http://kfaella.blogspot.com/2010/04/surname-saturday-dunton.html

http://www.duntonfarms.com/history.html

http://maineanencyclopedia.com/westport-island/

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Samuel Dunton, Sr.'s Timeline

1745
1745
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1770
1770
Age 25
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1773
1773
Age 28
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1778
1778
Age 33
Edgecomb, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1782
1782
Age 37
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1785
1785
Age 40
Boothbay, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1787
1787
Age 42
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1793
1793
Age 48
Westport, Lincoln County, Maine, United States
1846
July 25, 1846
Age 101
Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, United States