Captain Charles Dewey, son of David and Sarah Dewey, was born on July 18, 1703 at Westfield, Massachusetts; died July 5, 1782, age 78, at Hebron, Connecticut, where he had lived since about 1730, having then inherited the lands and mills of his uncle, Joseph Dewey. He joined Westfield Church on April 30, 1727; membership transferred to Hebron on October 30, 1743.
Charles Dewey was on a committee to decide the line between Hebron and Colchester in October, 1735. In May, 1740, the Connecticut Assembly did "establish and confirm Mr. Charles Dewey to be ensign of the South company, or trainband, in the town of Hebron, and order that he be commissioned accordingly." Before that he was a member of Captain Adijah Dewey's company at Westfield, and is credited with two weeks and one day's service on a muster role dated July 20, 1723; was made a lieutenant of Hebron company in October, 1748, and the next May a Captain.
Charles married Abigail Dewey on January 30, 1724 at Westfield, Massachusetts. She was born on January 28, 1704 at Westfield, daughter of Captain Adijah and Sarah (Root) Dewey; died March 4, 1786, age 82, at Hebron, Connecticut.
Charles and Abigail Dewey had nine children; Abigail, Ann, Silas, Joseph, Charles, Sarah, Mary, David and Aaron.
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