Zelotus was born about August 1785. (See note below). He married Mahitable Roberts; he died Dec. 1843 age 58 years, 5 mo., 26 days. He may have been buried a month later as 31 Jan 1844 also is recorded at some sources as his DoD.
The children of Zelotus and Mehitable are (according to "History of Crawford County" cited below):
Albert Dewey d.bef. 1911
Leander Dewey ? - 1862
Edward Dewey 11 Nov 1826 -1915; m.1st 4 Mar 1847 to Roxanna Coffin, Herkimer, NY; m.2nd Mar 1859 to Mary Smith of Huntley, Ill.
Truman (d. 1911 at Buffalo NY)
Maria, m. James O'Brien, Oneida County, NY; she d.bef 1911
Mary, m. James Rawley, Chicago; she d.bef 1911
Charles Milton Dewey 17 Jun 1833-1904(?). He m. in 1859 to Jane Rudd, daughter of Jacob Rudd and Abigail Cute. 
Zelotus and his brother Elias came from Massachusetts. They were the sons of Asaph Dewey and Phoebe Sacket.
1785 (1786) DoB appears in some sources. Note that 1786 date is at odds with birth of his brother Dewey-1166 within 8 months. 1785 date is used here. See also "Sackets of America" where DoB is given "1758", likley a transposition typo. Location: Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.
↑ "Our County and Its People: A Descriptive Work on Oneida County, New York"edited by Daniel Elbridge Wager
"History of Crawford County, Iowa: A Record of Settlement ..., Volume 2" , 1911, By F. W. Meyers; p. 289 re: Edward Dewey.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Zelotus 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 Zelotus: