Timothy Dexter

American businessman and author (1747–1806) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Timothy Dexter (January 22, 1747 – October 23, 1806) was an American businessman noted for his writing and eccentricity.

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Timothy Dexter
Dexter in 1805
Born(1747-01-22)January 22, 1747
DiedOctober 23, 1806(1806-10-23) (aged 59)
Resting placeOld Hill Burying Ground, Dexter Family Plot, Newburyport
OccupationEntrepreneur
Known forUncommon good fortune, eccentricity
Notable workA Pickle for the Knowing Ones (1802)
Spouse
Elizabeth (Lord) Frothingham
(m. 1770)
Children
  • Nancy Dexter
  • Samuel Dexter
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