Dewey, Benjamin

Dewey, Benjamin

Male 1743 - 1812  (69 years)

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  • Name Dewey, Benjamin 
    Born 5 Apr 1743  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Oct 1812  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Person ID I2529  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Descendants of Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2009 

    Father Dewey, Deacon Joseph,   b. 7 Oct 1714, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1799, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Sacket, Beulah,   b. 30 Jan 1713, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1769, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1738  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Weygant has the marriage date as Jan. 26, 1733 while the Dewey genealogy has the marriage date as Jan. 26, 1738.

      Noting the birth date for the first child; the 1738 date seems more probable.
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      Westfield Town Records:
      BEULAH SACKET,m. JOSEPH DEWEY, January 26, 1737/38 [A:228].
    Children 8 children 
     1. Dewey, Beulah,   b. 15 Feb 1739,   d. 18 Jul 1739  (Age 0 years)
     2. Dewey, Joseph,   b. 5 Mar 1741,   d. 31 Dec 1815  (Age 74 years)
     3. Dewey, Benjamin,   b. 5 Apr 1743, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1812, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Dewey, Gad,   b. 14 Jan 1745,   d. 28 Jun 1823  (Age 78 years)
     5. Dewey, Eliab,   b. 2 Nov 1746,   d. 31 May 1820  (Age 73 years)
     6. Dewey, Beulah,   b. 12 Oct 1752,   d. 12 Jan 1753  (Age 0 years)
     7. Dewey, Sarah,   b. 12 Apr 1750,   d. 30 Oct 1799, Unmarried Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     8. Dewey, Mary,   b. 23 Jan 1753,   d. 2 Jan 1812  (Age 58 years)
     
    Family ID F1077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Loomis, Rhoda,   b. 13 Jan 1749,   d. 13 Mar 1821  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 25 May 1769 
    Children 
     1. Dewey, Rhoda,   b. 28 Feb 1770,   d. 12 Oct 1771  (Age 1 years)
     2. Dewey, Rhoda,   b. 13 Apr 1772,   d. Unknown
     3. Dewey, Lydia,   b. 20 Sep 1774,   d. 20 Jul 1775  (Age 0 years)
     4. Dewey, Benjamin,   b. 25 Jul 1776,   d. 17 Jul 1802  (Age 25 years)
     5. Dewey, Lydia,   b. 18 May 1779,   d. 8 Oct 1798  (Age 19 years)
     6. Dewey, Betsey,   b. 25 Oct 1781,   d. 7 Mar 1807  (Age 25 years)
     7. Dewey, Clarissa,   b. 5 Apr 1784,   d. Unknown
     8. Dewey, Sophia,   b. 22 Dec 1786,   d. Unknown
     9. Dewey, Charles,   b. 10 Dec 1789,   d. 7 Jan 1847  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F1082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Apr 1743 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Oct 1812 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 8096. BENJAMIN DEWEY, Lieut., son of Joseph, 2d, b. April 5, 1743, at Westfield, Mass.; there d. Oct. 7, 1812, where he was a farmer and miller on South Maple street, in the house opposite, north, of Cowle's bridge, having bought eight or nine acres with house and barn for 20, of his father, Jan. 13, 1772; this was several years before South Maple street was opened; the grist mill occupied the site of present Crane's lower paper mill; he was a sergeant in Westfield's company of minutemen, under Lieut. John Shepard, marched on the Lexington Alarm, April 20, 1775, served to May 12, 1775; joined Continental Army for eight months in 1777; after the war was a lieutenant in 2d regt., 1st brigade, 4th division of Massachusetts militia, and discharged at his own request, April 20, 1808; m. May 25, 1769, RHODA LOOMIS, dau. of Noah and Rhoda (Clark), b. Jan. 13, 1749; d. March 13, 1821, ag. 72; with her husband "owned the church covenant," June 30, 1778.
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      Location in Cemetery: Section 2-2-15-A


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