Orville Dewey
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Orville Dewey (1794 - 1882)

Orville Dewey
Born in Sheffield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Orville Dewey (March 28, 1794 – March 21, 1882) was an American Unitarian minister. Dewey was born in Sheffield, Massachusetts. His ancestors were among the first settlers of Sheffield, where he spent his early life, alternately working upon his father's farm and attending the village school. He was naturally thoughtful, and was encouraged in his love of reading by his father. His mother's piety had great influence in the formation of his character. The strict Calvinism that colored the religious life around him was greatly tempered by his intercourse with his cousin, Paul Dewey, who was an able mathematician and a skeptic with regard to the prevailing theology.




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