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Samuel Dew (1733 - 1810)

Samuel Dew
Born in Richmond County, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Jan 1766 in Richmond County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Monroe County, Virginia, USAmap
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Samuel was born 14 October 1733 in Richmond County, Virginia.[1] He was the son of William Dew and Elizabeth (—?—).

He may have married first an Elizabeth Davis, with whom he had his son William.

He married, probably as his second wife, Betty Ann Lewis on or after 31 January 1766 (bond date) in Richmond County.[2] The security was LeRoy Peachey.

Samuel died on 3 October 1810 in Monroe County, Virginia.[3]


  1. Samuel's Find A Grave memorial provides his full date of birth, citing the 1937 genealogy of the Thomas Dew family. Spencer Dew, "Samuel Dew," Memorial no. 46254361, posted 2 January 2010; memorial without photograph, Find A Grave ( : accessed July 2017).
  2. Robert K. Headley Jr., Married Well and Often: Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, 1649–1800 (Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003), 107; digital image, ( : accessed July 2017.
  3. Spencer Dew, "Samuel Dew," Memorial no. 46254361, posted 2 January 2010; memorial without photograph, Find A Grave ( : accessed July 2017).

Dew Families of West Virginia and their descendants, Original data: Genealogy of some of the descendants of Thomas Dew : colonial Virginia pioneer immigrant, together with genealogical records and biographical sketches of families in Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia and Tennessee. Greenville, S.C.: unknown, 1937. See page 247

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