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 Joseph Dean Dexter

Joseph Dean Dexter

Birth
Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 May 1855 (aged 57)
Burial Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 111817569 · View Source
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Son of Eleazar and Charity (Williams) Dexter.
According to Lucius Paige's History of Hardwick, Massachusetts, Joseph suffered a serious accident in early life while blasting rocks. He lost an arm and sight of both eyes. He became a successful showman, which "secured a comfortable maintenance for his family." He resided on the Petersham road at the place marked "D. Dexter" on the Ruggles Map.


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  • Created by: Cynthia S. DellaPenna
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111817569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Dean Dexter (31 Aug 1797–17 May 1855), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111817569, citing Hardwick Cemetery, Hardwick, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Cynthia S. DellaPenna (contributor 47346141) .