Thaddeus Dewey
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Thaddeus Dewey (1752 - 1833)

Thaddeus Dewey
Born in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 13 Dec 1781 (to 13 Aug 1794) in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Husband of — married 12 Mar 1795 in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, United Statesmap
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Died in Fort Ann, Washington, New York, USAmap
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Profile last modified | Created 13 Feb 2019 | Last significant change: 11 Jul 2020
21:52: Linda Dewey added Phebe (Dewey) Ashley (1796-) as child for Thaddeus Dewey (1752-1833). [Thank Linda for this]
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Thaddeus Dewey was born in Westfield, Massachusetts on 5 July 1752. He was the son of Thomas Dewey (1721-1787) & Sarah Martindale Dewey (1726-1796). Thaddeus enlisted on 21 Oct 1776 as a Private into Capt. Daniel Sackett's Company, under Col. John Mosley's Regiment ( Hampshire Company). Thaddeus returned to Westfield , MA on 17 Nov 1776 after serving 28 days, where they marched to reinforce the Northern Army. He was among the prominent Pioneers of Westfield, New York now know as Fort Ann, New York in 1788. He leased lot # 62 of the Artillery Patent of 1764 from Joseph Walton and built a home (which still stands to this day). Over Wood Creek, adjacent to the homestead he built a bridge known as Dewey's Bridge to this day is still known as Dewey's Bridge Road. Thaddeus married first Anne Noble Dewey (1754-1794) who died at the early age of 40, whom he had 6 children with. His second marriage, he married Mary Salisbury Dewey (1771-1831) on 12 Mar 1795 in Fort Ann, NY and had one child Phebe Dewey. Thaddeus died 7 Apr 1833 at the age of 80 and was buried at Blossom Farm Cemetery, in the town of Fort Ann, NY off Route 22.


The Post Star newspaper, Article "Prominent Pioneers", 24 Oct 1932. Page 12

The Post Star newspaper, Article " Fort Ann Offered Riches, To Colonial Settlers, Farmers", 31 Jul 1975, Page 9

"Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution", Vol 4 Page 715

" Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, USN, and Dewey Family History", Page 865

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