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Knight Dexter, Colonel

Knight Dexter, Colonel

Male 1734 - 1814  (79 years)

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  • Name Knight Dexter 
    Suffix Colonel 
    Birth 10 Jul 1734  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 8 Feb 1814  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I67676  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2023 

    Father Stephen Dexter, Jr.,   b. 1703, Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Oct 1741, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 38 years) 
    Mother Mehitable or Mahetabel Knight,   b. 1704, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 16 Jul 1777, Paxton, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 23 Apr 1733  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anne or Anna Brown,   b. 7 Aug 1734, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Feb 1759, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 24 years) 
    Marriage 14 Oct 1756  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F29760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Phebe Harris,   b. 4 Nov 1735, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jun 1813, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 3 Aug 1760  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne or Anna Dexter,   b. 1 Nov 1761, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1788, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 26 years)
     2. Susannah Dexter,   b. 1 Jul 1763, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1763, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Phebe Dexter,   b. 18 Feb 1765, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1765, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Phebe Dexter,   b. 18 Jul 1767, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 May 1788, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 20 years)
     5. Stephen Dexter,   b. 5 Nov 1768, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1769, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
     6. Mehitable or Mehetabel Dexter,   b. 28 Feb 1771, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 2 Jul 1795, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 24 years)
    +7. Ebenezer Knight Dexter,   b. 26 Apr 1773, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Aug 1824, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years)
     8. Abigail Dexter,   b. 22 Oct 1775, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 23 Jul 1826, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)
    Family ID F29661  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Jul 1734 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 14 Oct 1756 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 3 Aug 1760 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 8 Feb 1814 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: S.C. Newman, Dexter Genealogy: Being a Record of the Families Descended from Rev. Gregory Dexter (Providence: A. Crawford Greene, 1859), p. 24, 27-29.

      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Stephen Dexter, Jr.," email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 9 May 2020. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island 1636-1850 (birth, marriage, death); North Burial Ground, Providence, RI: Old Section 1700-1848 (birth, burial).


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