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Samuel Dexter[1]

Male 1708 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Samuel Dexter  [2
    Born 14 Dec 1708  Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I113980  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 Mary Clark,   b. 18 Mar 1713/14, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 May 1732  By Rev. Timothy Ruggles/Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Joseph Dexter,   b. 2 May 1733, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel Dexter,   b. 13 Oct 1734, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1824, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Ichabod Dexter,   b. 24 Jun 1737, Athol, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1797  (Age 59 years)
     4. Job Dexter,   b. 8 Mar 1740/41, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1827, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Mary Dexter,   b. 11 Jul 1743, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Sarah Dexter,   b. 8 May 1745, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Benjamin Dexter,   b. 17 Nov 1747, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Richmond, NH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Samuel was one of the earliest settlers of Athol but many of them were troubled by the Indians and Samuel returned to Hardwick. He sold lands from 1743-1759 and the documents listed his residence as Paquong (Athol). (Warden, p.33).

  • 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), 32 (Reliability: 3).