Candace Winsor

1 February 1758–1846 (Age 87)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Candace

When Candace Winsor was born on 1 February 1758, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Rev. John Winsor, was 34 and her mother, Mercy Smith, was 31. She married Samuel Dexter on 14 June 1788, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1846, in Ionia, Ionia, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88.

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Samuel Dexter
Candace Winsor
Marriage: 14 June 1788
William Dexter
John Dexter
Prudence Dexter
Ann Dexter
Darius Dexter
Mercy Dexter
Samuel Dexter
Betsey Dexter
Winsor Dexter
Otis Dexter
Warner Dexter
George Washington Dexter
Stephen Dexter

Spouse and Children

14 June 1788
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 18

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 23

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Windsor . This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire.2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Winzer .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Candace Winsor, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Candace Winsor, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Candace Winsor Dexter, "Find A Grave Index"

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