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William Dexter[1]

Male 1719 - 1805


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  • Name William Dexter  [2
    Born 14 May 1719  Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 10 Mar and 18 Apr 1805  New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I29663  My Genealogy

    Father Jabez Dexter,   b. Abt 1690, Falmouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1773, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Mary Dexter,   b. 5 Aug 1692, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1759, Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Between 1712 and 1714  Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Warden says "In 1712, after the death of the father, Mary, the daughter, being a minor over 14, chose Jabez Dexter (a kinsman) for guardian."
    Family ID F67753  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Morton,   b. Abt 1718, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 24 Oct 1794 and 1800, New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 9 Jun 1744  Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. Alice Dexter,   b. 16 Jun 1744, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Abigail Dexter,   b. 9 Jun 1746, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Eunice Dexter,   b. 14 Oct 1748, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Luen Dexter,   b. 21 Aug 1751, Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1838, Henderson, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F67747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1790 Census
      Males over 16 - - - - 1
      Males under 16 - - - 1
      Females - - - - - - - 2

  • 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), 24 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S363] Warden, comp., William A., Genealogy of the Dexter Family in America:Descendants of Thomas Dexter, Warden, William A. and Robert L. Dexter, comp., (Name: The Blanchard Press; Location: Worcester, Mass; Date: 1905;), p. 24 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1485] The New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records ofRochester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1850: Volume I -Births, (Name: The New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston;Date: 1914;), p. 118 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1506] Massachusetts. Probate Court (Bristol County), "Massachusetts, Bristol- Probate records: Probate records 1687-1916; index, 1687-1926", Bristol County, MA Probate Court, V. 41; p. 249-250 (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), 17 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S363] Warden, comp., William A., Genealogy of the Dexter Family in America:Descendants of Thomas Dexter, Warden, William A. and Robert L. Dexter, comp., (Name: The Blanchard Press; Location: Worcester, Mass; Date: 1905;), p. 17 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S419] WWW.Rootsweb.com, Dexter Mailing List posting by Mary McCoy 8/7/2003 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S877] Woods, Ralph V., Jr., Francis Cooke of the Mayflower: the First FiveGenerations, Woods, Ralph V., Jr., (Name: December 1999 Rockport, Maine: Picton Press;), ISBN 0-89725-121-0., p. 533 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S872] The New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records ofDartmouth, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1850: Volume II -Marriages, (Name: The New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston;Date: 1930;), p. 165 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S874] The New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records ofRochester, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1850: Volume II -Marriages and Deaths, (Name: The New England Historic Genealogical Society; Location: Boston;Date: 1914;), p. 115 (Reliability: 3).