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Benjamin Dexter[1]

Male 1700 - 1738  (37 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Dexter  [2
    Born 4 Mar 1699/00  Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1738  [3
    Person ID I113977  My Genealogy

    Father Benjamin Dexter,   b. 16 Feb 1669/70, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1730 and 1732, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Sarah Vincent Arnold,   b. Abt 1674, Of Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1784, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 110 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1695  Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F48914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Barrow,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Jun 1721  [3
    Children 
     1. Peleg Dexter,   b. 16 Apr 1722, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Jonathan Dexter,   b. 30 Apr 1724, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Enoch Dexter,   b. 6 Mar 1725/26, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ebenezer Dexter,   b. 6 Aug 1728, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joseph Dexter,   b. 27 Feb 1730/31, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isaac Dexter,   b. 19 Jul 1734, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48919  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin died when the children were very young. Ebenezer Barlow was appointed guardian of the children.
      Benjamin was constable in 1735-1736; was one of jury in 1734. (Warden, p.30)

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

    2. [S356] Genealogy of the Dexter Family in America, William A. Warden and Robert L. Dexter, (The Blanchard Press, Worcester Mass, 1905 Reproduced by Higginson Book Co., Salem, Mass Order from WWW.Higginsonbooks.com), 19 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S356] Genealogy of the Dexter Family in America, William A. Warden and Robert L. Dexter, (The Blanchard Press, Worcester Mass, 1905 Reproduced by Higginson Book Co., Salem, Mass Order from WWW.Higginsonbooks.com), 30 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S357] Dexter Mailing List, (Dexter-L@Rootsweb.com), "David Creelman" on 3/28/2001. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S358] Torrey, ed., Clarance Almon, New England Mariages Prior to 1700, Torrey, Clarance Almon, (Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.; Location: Balitmore:; Date:1985;), ISBN 0-8063-1102-9., p. 218 (Reliability: 3).