ABRAHAM DEWEY, (son of Josiah the third) b. Feb. 1, 1727, at Lebanon, Conn.; d. Aug. 8, 1792, ag. 65, at what is now Columbia, Conn., having lived north of the old Dewey homestead and on the north side of Ten Mile river. His tombstone says: “ In memory of Mr. Abraham Dewey who departed this life August 8, 1792 in your 66th year of his Age. Death is a debt to nature due, Which I have paid and so must you.” Married Nov. 25, 1752, GRACE GATES, of Colchester, Conn., daughter of Josiah and Grace (Rath bun), born Oct. 8, 1725, at Colchester, Conn.; died March 9, 1765, age 39, and buried with an infant in her arms. Married second wife May 28,1766, CHLOE BROWN, of Colchester, Conn., daughter of George and Elizabeth (Wells), born Jan. 30, 1734, at Colchester, Conn.; died March 19, 1767, age 33; he married 3rd, Nov. 10, 1767, AMY CRANDALL, of Stonington, Conn.; her tombstone reads: “ Sacred to the memory of Mrs. Amie Dewey the Amiable and beloved Consort of Mr. Abraham Dewey who finished an ex-amplary life May 21,1773 in the 38th year of her age.” He married 4th,__1774, ELIZABETH KINGSBURY, of Ellington, Conn., daughter of Simeon and Deliverance (Cady), born Nov. 14, 1740, at Bolton, Conn.; died April 4, 1798, at Lebanon (Columbia),Conn.
Josiah Dewey, son of Thomas Dewey, the settler and illustrious descendants of Josiah, including Admiral George Dewey ... by Leger, P. D
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