26 May 1714–8 May 1796 (Age 81)
Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
When Sylvanus Dunham was born on 26 May 1714, in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Deacon. Israel Dunham, was 24 and his mother, Joannah Rickard, was 22. He married Rebeckah Crocker in 1740, in Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 8 May 1796, in Carver, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lakenham Cemetery, Carver, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
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