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John Dewey (1736 - 1830)

Capt. John Dewey
Born in Lebanon, New London, Connecticutmap
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Husband of — married 18 Nov 1756 in Lebanon, New London Co, Connecticutmap
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Died in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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"(V) John Dewey, son of John and Experience (Woodward) Dewey, was born December 12, 1735, at Lebanon, Connecticut, and died June 11, 1830, aged ninety-four years. He married, November 18, 1756, Rhoda Gillitt, and they were the parents of children: Darius, Rebecca, Rhoda, John Woodward, of whom further; Bezaleel, Philova, Ebenezer, died young; Ebenezer, Belinda, and Nathan."[1]


  1. The American Historical Society
  • The American Historical Society. Encyclopedia of Massachusetts, Biographical - Genealogical. The American Historical Society (New York/Chicago: 1916) Vol. 10, p21-22
  • Book Title: History and Genealogy of the Rix family of America : containing biographical sketches and genealog, p196.

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