William DEXTER [Parents] was born about 1630 in England, , England. He died 1694 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA. William married Sarah VINCENT on Jul 1653 in Barnstable, Barnstable, Mass.
DEATH:DATE AND PLACE from Amos Otis Papers, from Genealogical Notes of Barnstable Families, Revised by D.F. Swift, Vol 1, F.B &F.P. Gross, Publishers and Printers, Barnstabel, Mass 1888. p 315-326. The book was found in the Donald G. Trayser Memorial Museum, Barnstable, Mass., quoted in Paul Dexter research (DEX001) pg 22
from The Genealogy of the Dexter Family in America, by Warden and Dexter, quoted by Paul Dexter pg 23 "William married Sarah Vincent, July, 1653, and they had seven children, all born in Barnstable:"
Letter from Clarice Griggs, 7 May 1969, filed in ELISHA DEXTER SR. file,
gives data on the "Line of Wm son of Thos of Lynn seems to have gone to
Hardwick and Rochester and then into VT. " Her pg 9, 10, 11.
Also my May 1991 phone call to:
PAUL F. DEXTER, Sunnyvale, Ca 94087.
He is descendant of William, son of Thos of Lynn, and has written a book
about his people. He is an engineer by profession, and a "history buff"
and sounded VERY knowledgeable.