Reuben was born in 1798. He is the son of Christopher Dewey and Margaret Brown. He married twice; 1st. Sally Whitney; 2nd. Mrs Warner. He lived at No. Stonington, and at Wadsworth and Berea, OH. He was a shoemaker.
Volume II Brown Genealogy, Part 1 Many of the Descendants of Thomas, John, & Eleazer Brown, By Cyrus Henry Brown, 1915, pg. 176 & 190
Dewey genealogy and family history. Compiled by Louis Marinus Dewey, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1898. Page: 739 & 753