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Ephraim Dexter[1]

Male 1711 - 1774  (63 years)


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  • Name Ephraim Dexter  [2
    Born 27 May 1711  Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 Nov 1774  [2
    Person ID I113981  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 1 Martha Clark,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1735  [5
    Children 
     1. Ruth Dexter,   b. 20 Dec 1737, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Alice Dexter,   b. 28 Mar 1740, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1820  (Age 80 years)
     3. Ephraim Dexter, Jr.,   b. 31 Dec 1741, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1823  (Age 81 years)
     4. Abigail Dexter,   b. 16 Mar 1744/45, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Lois Dexter,   b. 5 Dec 1748, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Caleb Dexter,   b. 13 Apr 1751, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1831  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48923  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Waite,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Nov 1754  [5
    • After the death of his Ephraim's first wife, Martha. (Warden, p.33)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48924  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Will is detailed in Warden, p.34-35. Witnessed by Ebenezar Cannon, Justice White, Isaiah Dexter. (Warden, p.34)

  • 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), 33 (Reliability: 3).