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Abraham Dewey (1727 - 1792)

Abraham Dewey
Born in Lebanon, New London, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married 9 Nov 1752 (to 9 Mar 1765) in Colchester, Hartford, Connecticutmap
Husband of — married 28 May 1766 in Colchester, New London, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Columbia, Tolland, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 May 2011
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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.

1st Grace Gates m. 1752
2nd Chloe Brown m. 1766
3rd Amy Crandall m. 1767
4th Elizabeth Kingsbury m. 1774
Children of 1st Wife
Born at Lebanon.
1354. Lavinia, born Nov. 6, 1753; died May 20, 1759.
1355. Abraham born Jan. 10, 1755; m.__ Dolly Thompson; m. 2nd,
Mrs.__Cook; he died Feb. 2, 1834, age 79, at Andover, Conn.,
childless; a pensioner, having served May 13 to Dec. 18, 1775, at
Bunker Hill, etc.
1356. Submit, born Oct. 27, 1756; died Jan. 12, 1851, ag. 94.
1337. Josiah
1358. Sylvester,
1359. Alpheus, Freeman,
By Second Wife Chloe (Brown) Dewey
Chloe Dewey born 1766 died in 1812 married Oliver Otis Hickok
By Third Wife. Amy (Crandall) Dewey
1360. Susannah, born July 21, 1768.
1361. Amy Grace, born Jan. 9, 1770; married Nov. 21, 1798, at Bolton, :Conn., Asa Bingham, Jr.; she joined church there in 1797; he died March 2, :1801, age 29; she died Dec.__, 1810.
1362. Freeman, born Aug. 13, 1771; m.
By Fourth Wife. Elizabeth (Kingsbury) Dewey
1363. Lavinia, b. July 25, 1776.


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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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