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Daniel Dexter[1]

Male 1800 - 1861  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name Daniel Dexter  [2, 3
    Born Aug 1800  Prob. Narrowsburg, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1861  [6
    Buried Dexter Cemetery, Damascus, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I105883  My Genealogy

    Father Jonathan Dexter, Jr.,   b. 1774, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1824 and 1830  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Mary Ennis,   b. Abt 1775,   d. Prob. Died Young Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1794  [8
    Family ID F46323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hanna Jane Conklin,   b. Abt 1800,   d. 29 Mar 1862  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1819 
    Children 
     1. Lee Dexter,   b. 1857,   d. 20 May 1861  (Age 4 years)
     2. Katie Dexter,   b. 1861,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F46335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Permelia Reynolds,   b. 24 Nov 1820, Sullivan Co., NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1897, Damascus, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married Abt 1840  [6, 9
    Children 
     1. Charles Reynolds Dexter,   b. 20 Aug 1841, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1920, Milanville, Damascus Twp., Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Laura Dexter,   b. 17 Aug 1845, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1909, Damascus, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Elizabeth A. Dexter,   b. 1846, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1892  (Age 46 years)
     4. James Dexter,   b. 20 Nov 1849, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1904  (Age 54 years)
     5. Martha Jane Dexter,   b. 28 Jul 1852,   d. 15 May 1923, Milanville, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     6. Edward H. Dexter, Sr.,   b. 15 Jan 1855, Milanville, Damascus Twp., Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 26 and 28 Jun 1925, At Home In Atco, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Julia Francis Dexter,   b. Abt Dec 1857,   d. 24 Dec 1923  (Age ~ 66 years)
     8. John Dolson Dexter,   b. 28 Aug 1860,   d. 16 Jun 1936, Milanville, Wayne Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F46336  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sophia Schubert,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Mar 1888  [9
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F46337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • per LDS file, Dexter, Campfield Genealogy @ Wayne Co. Historical Society.

      From August 29, 1850 Census, Damascus Twp., Wayne Co., PA, dwelling #232, family #233, Henry Welsh, Enumerator:
      Value of Attended
      Name: Age: Sex: Occupation: Real Estate: Born: School last year
      Daniel Dexter 52 M Farmer NY
      Permelia 29 F NY
      Charles 8 M PA Yes
      Lucy 6 F PA
      Elisabeth 4 F PA
      James 6/12 M PA

      Daniel owned a large amount of land in Damascus Twp. and after his death his land was surveyed in 1874 and divided into lots. He died without a will and his children as his heirs sold his land. His children acquired the following: 53 acres to Martha Jane, wife of Nelson Conklin; 25 acres to Julia Francis, wife of Gilbert Conklin; 108 acres to Katherena, wife of Charles R. Dexter; and two lots of 191 acres and 15 acres to James Dexter, Edward Dexter, and John D. Dexter (Wayne Co. Deed Books 40:227, 53:212, 54:296; 55:296; 55:390, 55:391, and 91:58). (Popielarz).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1484] jontoddgibsoncase, Jon Todd Gibson Case.

    2. [S300] World Family Tree, Beverly Branning Green, (Volume 5, #0421 The source for most of this was Dexter book, Narrowsburg Library, Margaret Dexter, Bradley Article, deeds, DAR patriot book.).

    3. [S299] Gail Ferris Genealogy Report, Gail Ferris , (Compiled 1975 by Elvira Dexter w. of Gerald Dexter Elvira corresponded with Judith Rush on this genealogy. Maxine Schauer in CA entered the data into FTM.).

    4. [S1814] Census, U.S., NY, 1850, 76 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S212] Dexter and Related Families of the Upper Delaware Valley, Richard Orvis Eldred & Iona Irene Popielarz, (Gateway Press, Baltimore MD, 1994 Correspondence and book orders to: Iona Irene Popielarz 56 Sharrer Rd. Port Murray, NJ 07865 (908) 832-7968), LOC 94-72779., 6,8 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S212] Dexter and Related Families of the Upper Delaware Valley, Richard Orvis Eldred & Iona Irene Popielarz, (Gateway Press, Baltimore MD, 1994 Correspondence and book orders to: Iona Irene Popielarz 56 Sharrer Rd. Port Murray, NJ 07865 (908) 832-7968), LOC 94-72779., 8 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S301] Marge Fuller Correspondence, Marjorie Fuller , (2000 Genealogy Reports of Daniel and Martha Jane Dexter).

    8. [S298] Annette Dexter Ancestor Report, Terrill Hayes , (10/27/2000 Terrill & Laureen Hayes are descended from Virgil Young Dexter who m. Priscilla Jane Sherwood.), 5 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S301] Marge Fuller Correspondence, Marjorie Fuller , (2000 Genealogy Reports of Daniel and Martha Jane Dexter), 4/21/00 (Reliability: 3).