Candace Winsor

Brief Life History of Candace

When Candace Winsor was born on 1 February 1758, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Reverend John Winsor, was 34 and her mother, Mercy Smith, was 30. 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
William Otis Dexter
Warner Dexter
George Washington Dexter
Stephen Dexter

Sources (12)

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

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World Events (8)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.


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

1781 · The First Constitution

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

English: variant of Windsor . This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire.

Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Winzer .

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

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