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John Dexter
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1773
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1815
Ontario, Canada

John Dexter was the son of Elisha Dexter and his wife Lydia Smith. He married Jane Heise of Pennsylvania, in Muddy York, Vaughan, York County, Ontario 
Family links: 
  Elisha Dexter (1731 - 1794)
  Lydia Smith Dexter Earl (1735 - 1825)
  Jane Heise Dexter (1772 - 1839)*
  Hiram Dexter (1801 - 1888)*
  Thomas Dexter (1761 - 1861)**
  Phoebe Dexter Markham (1765 - 1851)**
  Asa Dexter (1770 - 1860)**
  John Dexter (1773 - 1815)
*Calculated relationship
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Believed buried in home yard
Created by: Cherie Lynn
Record added: Oct 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77548773

I am a descendant of John's brother Elisha Dexter b. 18 Sep 1758 CT d. 18 Nov. 1818. The hanging of John was a very unfortunate and sad affair. And, John's wife's maiden name seems to have been Niece.
- Brian Anderson
 Added: Sep. 9, 2016
John is my ancestor. He was hung for murder in Canada. His son and daughter-in-law came to Illinois. I have always seen the spelling of his wife as Mary Jane NIECE, not HIESE. She did not come west with her son.
- Maryellen McVicker
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015

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