Azariah served in the Revolutionary War under his father, Capt. Zebediah Dewey.
The Revolutionary War (1775-1783), or American War of Independence, a result of the American Revolution over the Stamp Act of 1765 imposed by the Parliament of Great Britain, insisting it had the right to tax colonists, which led to the Boston Tea Party.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Azariah by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Azariah: