Asahel Dexter Dexter

21 January 1892–12 January 1969 (Age 77)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Asahel Dexter

When Asahel Dexter Dexter was born on 21 January 1892, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Dwight Dexter, was 28 and his mother, Thea Olsen, was 22. He married Ada Mae Fowler on 15 January 1914, in Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Clear Lake Township, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Zemple, Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 12 January 1969, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Asahel Dexter Dexter
Ada Mae Fowler
Marriage: 15 January 1914
Avery Dexter
Quentin Forrest Dexter

Spouse and Children

15 January 1914
Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Dwight Dexter





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World Events (8)

1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 1

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): occupational name from Middle English dyster ‘dyer’ ( see Dyer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Asahel Dexter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Asel Dexter in household of Dwight Dexter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Asahel Dexter in entry for Quentin F Dexter and Dolores Skidmore, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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