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John Dexter[1]

Male 1668 - 1744  (76 years)


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  • Name John Dexter  [2
    Born 22 Jul 1668  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 31 Jul 1744  Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Person ID I15546  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2020 

    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  [2, 6, 7
    Family ID F5581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Hardy,   d. 21 Jan 1755 
    Married 1702  [8
    Children 
     1. Gershom Dexter,   b. 5 Jan 1703, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Hannah Dexter,   b. 6 Nov 1705, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Rose Dexter,   b. 25 Feb 1708, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Dinah Dexter,   b. 14 Oct 1711, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Fortunatus Dexter,   b. 6 Aug 1715, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1715, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Mary Dexter,   b. 3 Aug 1719,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John Dexter,   b. 16 Dec 1727, Rochester, Plymouth Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5589  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Warden states: "he was called yeoman in 1690. He sold land to Samuel Arnold and John Hammond, and in 1714 to James Winslow, and in 1716 to Thomas Dexter.

  • Sources 
    1. [S540] jontoddgibsoncase, Jon Todd Gibson Case.

    2. [S2826] 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).

    3. [S2826] 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), 12,18 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2870] 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).

    5. [S2212] 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.).

    6. [S2848] 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).

    7. [S2870] 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).

    8. [S2826] 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), 18 (Reliability: 3).