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Constant Dexter[1]

Male 1706 - 1756  (49 years)


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  • Name Constant Dexter  [2
    Born 27 Nov 1706  Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1756  Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I113979  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  [3, 4
    Family ID F48914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Meribah Dilloway,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1731  [5
    Children 
     1. Betty Dexter,   b. 19 Mar 1732/33, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Meribah Dexter,   b. 16 Jan 1734/35, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Drusilla Dexter,   b. 12 Mar 1736/37, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sarah Dexter,   b. 28 Jan 1738/39, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Nathan Dexter,   b. 8 Feb 1740/41, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isaac Dexter,   b. 13 Jun 1744, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1804  (Age 60 years)
     7. Thomas Dexter,   b. 7 Mar 1744/45, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Stephen Dexter,   b. 3 Jan 1746/47, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Gideon Dexter,   b. 29 Jun 1750, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to Warden, Constant was brought up by Thomas Dexter, son of William (Thomas) and Sarah Vincent Dexter.
      He was on jury 1739. He sold land to his brothers, Benjamin and Josiah.
      Enlisted in the "expedition against Crown Point".
      Will is reproduced in Warden, p.31.

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

    4. [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).

    5. [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), 31 (Reliability: 3).