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Archibald Sprague Dewey (1811 - 1891)

Archibald Sprague Dewey
Born in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 11 Sep 1855 in Montpellier, Vermontmap
Died in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Apr 2018
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Archibald was born in 1811. He was the son of Archibald Dewey and Jerusha Hopkins. He married Lucina Rich on 11 Sep 1855.

At the beginning of the Civil War, he was commissioned Quartermaster, 1st Vermont Cavalry, 24 Sep 1861, and promoted Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U.S. Volunteers, 1 Nov 1862. He resigned 30 Jun 1865.(see Vermont in the Civil War)

He passed away 10 Apr 1891 and is buried with his wife Lucina in Greenmount Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont.

1860 US Census for Vermont:

  • A S Dewey M 49 Vermont
  • Lucinda A Dewey F 30 Vermont
  • Davis R Dewey M 2 Vermont
  • John Dewey M 0 Vermont
  • Sarah Rich F 14 Vermont
  • Catherine Mc Gee F 16 Vermont
  • Catherine Bradshaw F 16 Vermont


  • "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2017), Archibold S Dewey and Lucina A Rich, 11 Sep 1855, Marriage; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 27,530.
  • "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 July 2017), Archibald L Dewey, Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States; citing enumeration district ED 71, sheet 122B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1343; FHL microfilm 1,255,343.
  • "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Archibald S. Dewey, 10 Apr 1891; citing Ann Arbor City, Washtenaw, Michigan, reference v 2 p 103; FHL microfilm 1,019,063.

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