Jedediah Dewey
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Jedediah Dewey (1714 - 1778)

Rev. Jedediah Dewey
Born in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1736 (to 29 May 1760) [location unknown]
Husband of — married 1761 in Bennington, Vermontmap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Bennington, Bennington County, Republic of Vermontmap
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Jedidiah was born, 11 Apr 1714, and baptized, the same day, in Westfield, Massachusetts Bay. He was the son of Jedidiah Dewey and Rebecca Williams. Jedadiah, s. Jedadiah & Rebecka (Williams), b. April 11, 1714 [1][2][3]

Marriage 1

Jedidiah Dewey and Mindwell Hayden(1713 Conn) were married abt. 1736

  1. Mindwell bo. 29 Nov 1737 bp. 4 Dec 1737
  2. Lucy bp. 2 Dec 1739; d.y.
  3. Jedidiah bo. 17 June 1742; bp. 20 June 1742; m. Betty
  4. Elijah bo. 28 Nov 1744, bp. 2 Dec 1744; m. Eunice; d. 16 Oct 1747
  5. Eldad bo. 16 Aug 1747; m. 16 Feb 1774, Mary(May) Tilden; d. 31 July 1831
  6. Luce bo. 9 Nov 1751
  7. Margaret bo. 20 Nov 1756; m. 8 Dec 1774, Joseph Fay; d. 3 July 1 1786
  8. Elizabeth bo. 1759

Marriage 2

Jedidiah Dewey and Betsey Buck were married abt. 1761


Jedidiah died, 21 Dec 1778, in Bennington,Vermont and was buried in Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Vermont. [4][3]


  1. Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1621-1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). Birth Record
  2. Westfield, MA: Baptisms Performed in the Church of Christ, 1679-1836 (Online database., 2003.) Baptismal Record
  3. 3.0 3.1 Find A Grave: Memorial #14958982
  4. Vermont Births, Marriages and Deaths to 2008. (From microfilmed records. Online database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013.) Death Record
  • Dewey, Albert and Louis Marinus. Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U. S. N., and Dewey Family History. Westfield, MA: Dewey Publishing Company, 1898. p. 859-60.


  • This person was created on 22 May 2011 through the import of HOAGUE.GED.

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