Benjamin Dexter

b. 16 Feb 1670-Barnstable, Barnstable, MA d. 1732

Sarah Arnold

b. 1676 d. 1784



Their Family:

01. Noah DEXTER (b. 26 Mar 1697; d. 1755)

02. James DEXTER (b. 22 Jul 1698; d. 11 Dec 1775)

03. Benjamin DEXTER (b. 4 Mar 1700-Rochester, Plymouth, MA; d. 1738-Rochester, Plymouth, MA)
      Married to:
03. Hannah BARROW (b. 17 Jan 1700-Plympton, Plymouth, MA; m. 8 Jun 1721)

04. Sarah DEXTER (b. 5 Jul 1702-Rochester, Plymouth, MA)
      Married on 29 Mar 1730 to:
04. Silas BRIGGS

05. Josiah DEXTER (b. 12 Nov 1704-Rochester, Plymouth, MA)
      Married on 12 Nov 1740 to:
05. Abigail DEXTER

06. Constant DEXTER (b. 27 Nov 1706-Rochester, Plymouth, MA; d.1756-Crown Point, MA)
      Married on 4 Aug 1731 to:
06. Meribah DILLENOY (b. 1711; d. 1756)

07. Samuel DEXTER (b. 14 Dec 1708; d. 1756)

08. Ephraim DEXTER (b. 27 May 1711; d. 5 Nov 1774)

09. Daniel DEXTER (b. 29 Jul 1713-Rochester, Plymouth, MA)

10. Joanna DEXTER (b. 12 Dec 1715)

11. Seth DEXTER (b. 3 Oct 1718; d. 6 Apr 1793)

Notes:


Moses Barlow bought land in 1693 from Benjamin Dexter and he bought 60 acres in 1718 from Deborah Dexter in Rochester.

GENEALOGY OF THE DEXTER FAMILY IN AMERICA compiled by WARDEN and DEXTER, Worcester, MA. 1905. p. 11-12: "He (William Dexter)was one of a party of 30, which included such men as William Bradford. . .who became the grantees of the town of Rochester [Plymouth, MA.] When he died he owned considerable land both in Barnstable and in Rochester which he gave to his children, as follows: JAMES, THOMAS, and JOHN DEXTER had the Rochester [Mass] lands, while STEPHEN, PHILIP and BENJAMIN DEXTER had the Barnstable land. The children all went to Rochester except PHILIP, who removed to Falmouth, Mass, and STEPHEN, who remained in Barnstable and who was the only one of the name in the town in 1703."

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