Dewey, Lt. Moses

Dewey, Lt. Moses

Male 1715 - 1767  (52 years)

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  • Name Dewey, Moses 
    Title Lt. 
    Born 6 Jan 1715  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Mar 1767  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I41367  Sackett
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2016 

    Family Moseley, Rachel,   b. 11 Sep 1715, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1797, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1763  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F14939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jan 1715 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Jun 1763 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1767 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Jun 2016.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 37524631
      http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37524631

      Moses Dewey
      Birth: Jan. 6, 1715
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Mar. 16, 1767
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Sarah Dewey Dewey (1714 - 1762)*

      Children:
      Sarah Shepard (1741 - 1829)*
      Constance Dewey Leonard (1746 - 1836)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Note: 1995 Inventory by Walter Ayers, Westfield Historic Commissioner

      Burial:
      Old Burying Ground
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      Created by: Dave Robison
      Record added: May 26, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 37524631

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1282] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 22 Jun 2016.
      Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U S N , and Dewey family history, illustrated : being an authen . . .

      p. 252

      27. MOSES DEWEY, Lieut., son of Adijah; b. Jan. 6, 1715, at Westfield, Mass.; there d. about 1767, as the Rev. John Ballantine's diary has the following entry, under date of March 16, 1767: "David Moseley, Jr., chosen town treasurer in place of Moses Dewey, who being reduced, it was though best not to choose again;" was a farmer at Westfield; selectman 1740, 9, 50, 6, 9; town treasurer after Feb. 7, 1759; m. Jan. 1, 1726, SARAH DEWEY, (No. 37) dau. of Israel and Sarah (Root); b. May 27, 1714; d. as per gravestone, "In Memory of | Mrs. Sarah | Wife of | Lieut. Moses | Dewey | who | died april 7, 1762 | inher 47 year. | Time was like thee | 1 life passed | & time will be | when thou shalt rest." . . . Joined the church Aug. 26, 1740. He m. 2d, June 9, 1763, Mrs. RACHEL POMEROY, widow of Lieut. Daniel Pomeroy of Northampton, Mass., and dau. of Joseph and Abigail Moseley; b. Sep 11, 1715, at Westfield; d. Feb. 1, 1797, ag. 82, at Northampton, Mass.; she joined Westfield church Aug. 12, 1764, from Northampton, and went back to the latter place after her last husband's death.

    3. [S1397] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, Edmund West, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 22 Jun 2016.

      Source Citation
      Birth year: 1715; Birth city: Westfield; Birth state: MA

      Name: Mrs Rachel Mosely Pomeroy
      Spouse: Moses Dewey
      Parents: Joseph Mosely Abigail
      Birth Place: Hampden, Westfield, MA
      Birth Date: 11 Sep 1715
      Marriage Date: 9 Jun 1763
      Death Place: Northampton
      Death Date: 1 Feb 1797

    4. [S498] Massachusetts, Town & Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 22 Jun 2016.
      Name: Moses Dewey
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 21 May 1763
      Marriage Place: Westfield, Massachusetts
      Spouse Name: Rachel Pomroy

      Researched by Ted Smith


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