Gramps ID E2585

Source References

  1. National Archives and Records Administration: Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 [S-1789899468]
  2. Rootsweb: ID: I618 [S-1789899485]
      • Source text:

        Thomas Dexter came to America with either Endicott in 1629 or Gov.Winthrop in 1630. He brought at least 3 children, several servants,but there is no record of his wife. He settled in Lynn, Mass. in 1630, freeman 1631, built a bridge overSaugus River in 1633, also an iron works. He had many quarrels, wasdisfranchised in 1633. In 1637, with nin others, was a grantee ofSandwich, where he moved, built the first gristmill; also bridgeroads, and mills in Barnstable and Sandwich. Back in Lynn, 1638, bought two farms in Barnstable in 1646; in 1657oath of fidelity, and freeman again; the next 18 years were quiet. In1673 he moved to Boston to live with his daughter, Mary, wife of Capt.Oliver. He is buried in the Oliver Tomb in King's Chapel.


  1. Ann [P993]
  2. Family of Lucas, Thomas and Ann [F0180]
  3. Lucas, Thomas [P991]