Dexter Family

Name origin: Place name from Exeter, Eng., a contraction of De Exeter, brom exe, a name of a river, and cester, a camp, a town, anciently written Excester. Family descended from Richard de Excester, Lord Justice of Ireland.

Orrin Dexter

b.ca.1790 or before, parents ukn
m.Betsey Miller

CHILDREN included:

  1. Mercy A. Dexter b.Sept. 16, 1812 Hampden, ME d.Dec. 24, 1892 m.July 10, 1831 Thomas Knight

NOTE: Not sure if this is my Isaac:

1820 US Federal Census record for Isaac Dexter:
Home: Wayne, Kennebec, Maine
Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
Free White Persons-Male-Under 10: 1
Free White Persons-Male-10 thru 15: 2
Free White Persons-Male-26 thru 44: 1
Free White Persons-Female-Under 10: 3
Free White Persons-Females-26-44: 1
Number of Persons-Engaged in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons-Under 16: 6
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons-White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8

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