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Job Dexter[1]

Male 1741 - 1827  (85 years)


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  • Name Job Dexter  [2
    Born 8 Mar 1740/41  Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1827  Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I114369  My Genealogy

    Father Samuel Dexter,   b. 14 Dec 1708, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F48922  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mercy Merrick Hinkley,   b. 1744,   d. 28 Jul 1810  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1766  [6
    Children 
     1. John Dexter,   b. 3 Jan 1769, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1836  (Age 67 years)
     2. Anna Dexter,   b. 22 Jul 1779, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1804  (Age 24 years)
     3. Ruth Dexter,   b. 20 Mar 1773, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1847  (Age 74 years)
     4. Ichabod Dexter,   b. 19 Dec 1773, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851  (Age 77 years)
     5. Mercy Dexter,   b. 28 Apr 1777, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1870  (Age 92 years)
     6. Joseph Dexter,   b. 1 Mar 1779, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Jonathan Dexter,   b. Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sally Dexter,   b. 16 Oct 1783, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1811  (Age 27 years)
     9. Zenas Dexter,   b. 26 Jun 1785, Hardwick, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Alma Dexter,   b. 27 May 1787,   d. 7 Oct 1790  (Age 3 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F49063  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Walker,   b. 1755, Barre, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1824  (Age 69 years) 
    Married Abt 1 Nov 1811  [7
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F49064  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Job's revolutionary war record is reproduced in Warden, p.51.

      Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, 17 Vols. Vol. 4, p.722, states:
      Dexter, Job, Hardwick. Letter dated Brookfield, March 3, 1777, from Col. James Converse to the Council, stating that Edmond Hodges had been chosen Captain of the 6th co. in his regiment and said Dexter 2d Lieutenant of same co., and recommending that said officers be commissioned; ordered in Council March 18, 1777, that commissions be issued; said Dexter reported commissioned March 18, 1777; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy Paige's co., Col. James Convers's regt.; engaged Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 31, 1777; service, 10 days; company marched to Bennington on an alarm; also, Capt. John Crawford's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; engaged Sept. 7, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 3 days, travel included; also, 2d Lieutenant, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for rations dated Scaresdeal, Nov. 30, 1777; rations allowed from Sept. 6, 1777; to Oct. 12, 1777; also, 1st Lieutenant, same co. and regt.; rations allowed from Oct. 13, 1777, to Dec. 9, 1777; service in Northern department; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Denison Robenson's (5th) co., 4th Worcester Co. regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned June 11, 1778.

  • 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), 33 (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), 33,50 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S372] Daughters of the American Revolution Lineage Books (152 Vols.), (WWW.Ancestry.Com), 232 (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).

    6. [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), 50 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [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), 51 (Reliability: 3).