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Asaph Dewey (1759 - 1833)

Asaph Dewey
Born in Westfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Mar 1783 in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Richmond, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Nov 2014
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Asaph Dewey was a Civil Servant in the American Revolution



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Asaph was born in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, on 07 May 1759, the son of David and Rebecca Dewey.[1]


Asaph (1758-1833) is honored for serving Massachusetts as a field driver in the American Revolution.[2]


He m. Penelope Sackett in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts on 16 March 1783.[3][4]


He passed away in 1833.[5]


  1. Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915, database, FamilySearch [1] : 4 December 2014), David Dewey in entry for Asaph Dewey, 02 Feb 1759; citing , WESTFIELD, HAMPDEN, MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 185,474
  2. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, ( : accessed June 17, 2017), "Record of ASAPH DEWEY ", Ancestor # A032217.
  3. Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910, database, FamilySearch [2]: 24 January 2020), Dewey, 1783.
  4. Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001, database with images, FamilySearch [3] : 13 July 2016), Dewey and Penelope Sacket, 16 Mar 1783; citing Marriage, Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 234,543.
  5. Find A Grave Index, database, FamilySearch [4]: 13 December 2015), Asaph Dewey, 1833; Burial, Lenox, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States of America, New Lenox Cemetery; citing record ID 59161430

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Dewey-1162 and Dewey-630 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate. Birth and death info has been changed to match historical records.
posted by A Pendleton

Asaph is 24 degrees from Ludwig Kraayenbrink, 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England and 22 degrees from Ferdinand von Zeppelin on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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