PIONEER DUNTON FAMILY




1.  THOMAS DUNTON was born 26 May 1752 in Wrentham, Massachusetts. 
A veteran of the Revolutionary war, he settled first in Bennington, Vermont,
whence he removed to the Town of Watertown in Jefferson County in the year
1800.  Subsequently they came to Sandford Corners in the Town of Le Ray with
his wife and family.  His first six children were born in Massachusetts, the 
last two in Vermont.  He died 26 May 1832 in the Town of LeRay, and he and his
wife are buried, with some of their children, in the Sanford Corners Cemetery.

He married 19 May 1773

JOANNA HOWARD, the widow Blair.  She was born 1749 in the Province of
Nova Scotia.  She died in the Town of LeRay in 1826 and was buried in Sanford
Corners Cemetery with her husband.

Children, DUNTON:

    2     i   DANIEL DUNTON

+   3    ii   EBENEZER DUNTON married CLARISSA ADKINS

    4   iii   EPHRAIM HOWARD DUNTON

    5    iv   LUCY DUNTON

    6     v   PERSIS DUNTON

    7    vi   THOMAS DUNTON

    8   vii   AMOS DUNTON

    9  viii   JOANNA DUNTON


3.  EBENEZER DUNTON, (son of THOMAS and JOANNA (HOWARD)
DUNTON) born in Massachusetts, came to Jefferson County, where all their
children were born.  He was a brickmaker by trade, and was the pioneer in the
brick making business in Jefferson County.  He was first a Democrat, then a
Republican when the party was formed.  He was an Abolitionist, and favored
temperance.  He died 27 February 1858 and with his wife and son, JOHN
GRIFFIN DUNTON, he is buried in the Sandford Corners Cemetery.

He married 21 Aug 1800

CLARISSA ADKINS, the daughter of JOHN ADKINS of Guilford, New Haven
County, Connecticut.

Children, DUNTON:

   10     i   AMOS MASON DUNTON married HARRIET HURLBURT

   11    ii   JOHN GRIFFIN DUNTON married PERSIS AUSTIN

   12   iii   ROBERT B. DUNTON married CYNTHIA PRICE

   13    iv   DANIEL DUNTON

   14     v   CAROLINE DUNTON married SILAS FAIRBANKS

   15    vi   THOMAS DUNTON married SALLY KINGSBURY, daughter of  
              CLARK KINGSBURY

   16   vii   LOUISA DUNTON married (1) STEPHEN MIX; married (2) JOHN 
              LAMPHEAR

   17  viii   MARCIA DUNTON married (1) GILBERT ALLEN; married (2)   
              THOMAS BRITTINGHAM

   18    ix   WILLIAM DUNTON married DIANA WRIGHT.


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