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Gabriella Manigault Dexter (McAllister)

Birthplace: Fort Monroe, Hampton, VA, United States
Death: June 03, 1940 (82)
Topsfield, Essex County, MA, United States
Place of Burial: Utica, Oneida County, NY, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Col. Julian McAllister, USA and Elizabeth Manigault Mease McAllister
Wife of Stanley Walker Dexter
Mother of Gabriella Manigault Brown; Col. Julian Stanley Dexter, USAF and Sidney Breese Dexter
Sister of John Butler McAllister; Julia Gabrielle McAllister; Frank Butler McAllister; Ella McAllister and Margaret Elizabeth McAllister

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About Gabriella Manigault Dexter

DAR Information:


462—JULIAN MCALLISTER, 5, b. Oct. 29, 1823; d. Jan. 3, 1887. Appointed from Georgia, Cadet, Military Academy, West Point, July 1, 1843; Second Lieutenant, Second Artillery, July 1, 1847; transferred to the Ordnance Department, April 13. 1848; First Lieutenant, March 3, 1853; Captain, July 1, 1861 ; Brevet Major and Lieutenant-Colonel, March 13, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services in the Ordnance Department, and Colonel, March 13, 1865, for zeal, ability and faithfulness in the discharge of his duties as Senior Ordnance Officer in the Department of the Pacific.” man's Register, U. S. A.)

He was stationed many years at Benicia Arsenal, Cal., and afterwards at Governor's Island, New York. He married first , May 2, 1848, Elizabeth M. Butler, (d. 1862), daughter of Captain John Butler, and his wife, Gabriella Manigault Morris, and had issue:


469_JULIA GABRIELLA MCALLISTER, 6. Lives in New York City.




He married second, in 1868, Amelia Trenor, of New York, and had issue:

473-A daughter, 6. Dead.

471-GABRIELLA MANIGAULT MCALLISTER, 6, married Stanley W. Dexter, of New York, and had issue:

474—GABRIELLA MANIGAULT DEXTER, 7. b. Apr. 20, 1886.

475—JULIAN STANLEY DEXTER, 7. b. July 5, 1896.

Bibliographic information:

  • Title Descendants of Archibald McAllister, of West Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pa: 1730-1898
  • Author Mary Catharine McAllister
  • Publisher Scheffer's Print. & Bookbinding House, 1898
  • Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Digitized Jun 13, 2007
  • Length 178 pages
  • Page 49 and 50


DEXTER, Gabriella Manigault McAllister (Mrs. Stanley W.) b. Fortress Monroe, Va., Dec. 31, 1857.

6-Archibald McAllister (desc. "Clan Allister," Scotland, 1268),from Scotland to Big Springs, Cumberland Co., Pa., 1732;

5-Col. Richard, officer Am. Rev., m Mary Dill;

4-Matthew (1758-1823), A.B., Princeton, 1779, U.S. dist. atty. for Ga. under Washington, and mayor of Savannah, 1812, m Hannah, dau. Joseph Gibbons, mem. Provincial Congress Ga., 1775;

3-Matthew Hall, LL.D. (1800-65), U.S. dist. atty. for Ga., 1827, 1st U.S. circuit judge for Calif., 1855-62, m Louisa Charlotte Cutler.

5-Maj. Pierce Butler (1744-1822; son of Sir Richard), from Eng., m Mary Middleton;

4-Sarah, m Dr. John Mease (who changed his name to Butler);

3-John (1800), Phila., m Gabriella Manigault Morris (desc. Lewis Morris, a "signer," Gabriel Manigault, and Ralph Izard).

2-Dau. of Julian McAllister (1823-87), U.S.M.A., 47, col. Ordnance Corps U.S.A., m Elizabeth Manigault Butler (1830-62); issue: 1-John Butler (d); 2-Julia Gabriella; 3-Frank Butler (d 1863); 4-Gabriella Manigault (above); 5-Margaret (m John Howell Janeway).

4-M Sept. 10, 1884, Stanley Walker Dexter (London, Eng., Oct. 3, 1857-Mar. 24, 1918); B.A., Yale, '78; lawyer, New York; son late Henry Stanley Dexter, Utica, N.Y., later San Francisco, Calif.; issue: 1-Gabriella Manigault, b New York, N.Y., Apr. 20, 1886; m 1909, Thomas Wentworth Peirce (issue: Stanley Dexter, b Feb. 9, 1912; Robert Knight, bSept. 1917; James Butler, b Dec. 1922); 2-Julian Stanley, b Oyster Bay, N.Y., July 5, 1896; Yale-S., '18; ambulance driver in France, Apr. 1917-Jan. 1918; later in Aviation Sect., U.S.A.; 3-Sidney Breese, b Oyster Bay, Sept. 19, 1897; Yale '19.

Member C.D., D.A.R. Club: Colony. Summer place: Oyster Bay, L.I., N.Y. Residence: 50 E. 86th St. New York, N.Y.

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Gabriella Manigault Dexter's Timeline

December 31, 1857
Hampton, VA, United States
April 20, 1886
New York, New York County, NY, United States
July 5, 1896
Oyster Bay, Nassau County, NY, United States
September 1897
New York, United States
June 3, 1940
Age 82
Topsfield, Essex County, MA, United States
June 3, 1940
Age 82
Utica, Oneida County, NY, United States