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Rev Samuel Dunbar
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1704
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1783

Son of John & Margaret (Holmes) Dunbar. He graduated from Harvard College in 1723, was ordained Pastor of the church in Stoughton(now Canton) Nov. 15, 1727. He continued this work until he died, June 15, 1783, age 79. He was a true patriot. In 1755, he was chaplain in the expedition to Crown Point, and he supported the colonial cause during the Revolution. His first wife was Hannah Danforth, d. 1746. His second wife was Experience Woodward, d. 1750. His third wife was Mercy Pierce, d. 1777.

Source: "History of the Military Company of Massachusetts 1637-1888", by Oliver Ayer Roberts.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Hannah Danforth Dunbar (1698 - 1746)
  Experience Woodward Dunbar (1700 - 1750)
  Mercy Pierce Dunbar (1705 - 1777)
 
 Children:
  Samuel Dunbar (1731 - 1732)*
  Hannah Dunbar (1732 - 1733)*
  John Danforth Dunbar (1737 - 1737)*
  Elijah Dunbar (1740 - 1814)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Inscription:Conditum/hic est corpus/Revdi Samuelis Dunbar./Ecclesiae Stoughtoniensis primae/Per LV Annorum spacium./Pastoris vigilantissimi./Viri plane integerimi./concionatoris eximii./Pietate/Paritus ac Liberali Eruditione/Ornatissimi./Qui obiit in domino June XV./MDCC.LXXX.III/Et Etatis suae LXX.IX
 
Burial:
Canton Corner Cemetery
Canton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: JanMary
Originally Created by: Kathy B
Record added: May 13, 2008
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Rev Samuel Dunbar
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Rev Samuel Dunbar
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Rev Samuel Dunbar
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Thank you for your service to our country, and for the godly family you raised.
- Cindy M.
 Added: Apr. 25, 2015
In grateful remembrance!
- JanMary
 Added: Jul. 11, 2012

- GT
 Added: Jun. 30, 2008
 
 
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