Hiram Dewey
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Hiram Shipman Dewey (1829 - 1903)

Hiram Shipman Dewey
Born in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 27 Sep 1854 in Howe's Cove, New York, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Jefferson City, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Nov 2018
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Colonel Hiram Shipman Dewey was born in 1829,[1] the son of Chester Dewey and Mary TerBush. He married Harriet Elgiva Howe in 1854 as described in a tour article of the place they were married[2] and had six children, two of whom were railroad men.

  1. Clara Amelia Dewey (1855-1857)
  2. Chester Howe Dewey (1857-1934)
  3. Annie Laura Dewey (1860 -1950)
  4. Frederick Halsey Dewey (1866-1941)
  5. Nellie May Dewey (1873-1876)
  6. Charles Edward Dewey (1875-1960).

He worked on various railroads in the East. He died in Jefferson City, Missouri in 1903[3][1]

Research Notes

Some research is needed as to how he acquired the title of Colonel.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Obituary, Poplar Bluffs Citizen Newspaper, Popular Bluffs, Missouri, 30 Apr 1903
  2. Underground Howe's Cavern, Post Star, Glenn Falls, New York, 10 Oct 1995
  3. Obituary, Buffalo Commercial, Buffalo, New York, 23 Apr 1903
  • Russell, H.S. Descendants of George Warner, Willenberg, Germany, born 1720. Pittsfield, Mass, self-published, 1908. pp 6-7.

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