Jerusha Deans was born to parents James DaynesElizabeth Rood on 20 January 1738/9. The Norwich record for her birth spells the surname "Deans"; for her siblings it was spelled "Deans" or "Deens."
↑Norwich CT: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913. Volume: Norwich-V1, page 192. See record at subscription site.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jerusha by comparing test results with other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Jerusha: