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Christopher Dexter

Christopher Dexter

Male 1725 - 1797  (71 years)

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  • Name Christopher Dexter 
    Born 1728 or Abt 10 Sep 1725  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 1797  North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6281  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Stephen Dexter,   b. 15 Apr 1689, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1758, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Susannah Whipple,   b. 14 Apr 1693, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1776  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1709 
    Family ID F3410  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Carpenter,   b. 21 Sep 1728, Attleborough, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1800, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1749  Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Amy or Amey Dexter,   b. 1750, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1844, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     2. Gregory Dexter,   b. 1752, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. At sea Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Dexter,   b. 1755, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1827, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Alice Dexter,   b. 1756, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1831, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +5. Mehitable or Mahetabel Dexter,   b. 1759, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1829, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +6. Abigail Dexter,   b. 1761, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1836, Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Lewis Dexter,   b. 1763, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1824, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Charles Dexter,   b. 1765, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1783, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     9. Waite or Waitsill Dexter,   b. 1768, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1843, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +10. Lydia Dexter,   b. 15 Dec 1770, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1849, of, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +11. Ada or Adah Dexter,   b. 30 Jul 1773, North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1854, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F3493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1728 or Abt 10 Sep 1725 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1749 - Cumberland, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jun 1797 - North Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Gravestone of Christopher Dexter
    Gravestone of Christopher Dexter

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: "John Smith, the Miller, of Providence Rhode Island: Some of His Descendants," by Charles William Farnham, in Genealogies of Rhode Island Families, from Rhode Island Periodicals (Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. Co., 1983), 2:8, 19, 27

      !SOURCE: S.C. Newman, Dexter Genealogy: Being a Record of the Families Descended from Rev. Gregory Dexter (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1859), p. 46, 49-50.

      !SOURCE: GEDCOM file sent by Clayton J. Olney to Weldon Whipple, 16 Apr 2002.

      !SOURCE: James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850. Vol. 3, Cumberland, Part 5 (Providence, Harragansett Historical Pub. Co., 1892), p. 28 (marriage entry).

      !SOURCE: Abby Isabel Brown Bulkley, The Chad Browne Memorial, Consisting of Genealogical Memoirs of a Portion of the Descendants of Chad and Elizabeth Browne (Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888), p. 47.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Christopher Dexter," descendancy chart emailed by N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 2 May 2003. Cites North Burial Ground, Providence, RI: Old Section 1700-1848 (gives birth abt 10 Sep 1725 in Providence [previous sources give birth in year 1728], death 11 Jun 1797 in North Providence, burial in the North Burial Ground); Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 (gives marriage 28 Sep 1749 in Cumberland, R.I.).


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