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Thomas Dexter[1]

Male 1665 - 1744  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name Thomas Dexter  [2
    Born Jul 1665  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jul 1744  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I113988  My Genealogy

    Father William Dexter,   b. 1630, Alton, Wilts, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1694, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Sarah Vincent,   b. Abt 1634, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1694, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married Jul 1653  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Family ID F48925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Miller,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 17 Jul 1695  [4, 7
    Children 
     1. William Dexter,   b. 22 Apr 1696,   d. Bef 1744  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah C. March,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Between 1702 and 1703  [4
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F48931  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • According to Warden, Thomas left most of his property to Constant Dexter, who had been brought up by him. He gave land to Mary Sherman, wife of William Sherman, who was a daughter of his brother, John. He also gave land to Rose, or Rest, Dexter, dau. of his brother John. He gave 3 pounds each to the four daughters of his brother John and to the two daughters of his brother, Benjamin. He gave 5 pounds to the church, and the balance to Constant, son of his brother Benjamin.

  • 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), 12,17 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S360] Smith, Jr., comp., Leonard H., Vital Records of SoutheasternMassachusetts: Volume 3 - Barnstable and Sandwich, Smith, Col. Leonard H., Jr., comp., (Name: Owl Books; Location: Clearwater, Flordia; Date: 1982;), F63 .V57., p. 121 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [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), 12 (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).

    6. [S360] Smith, Jr., comp., Leonard H., Vital Records of SoutheasternMassachusetts: Volume 3 - Barnstable and Sandwich, Smith, Col. Leonard H., Jr., comp., (Name: Owl Books; Location: Clearwater, Flordia; Date: 1982;), F63 .V57., p. 21 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [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.).