Descendants of Thomas Dewey



First Generation


1. Thomas Dewey 1, son of Thomas Dewey Sr., was born in 1603 in Sandwich, Kent, Eng 2, died on 27 Apr 1648 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 3 4 and was buried on 27 Apr 1648 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. Emigrant Ancestor; Between 1630-1633; Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA.

2. Oath of Freemanship/Allegiance; 14 May 1634; Massachusetts Bay Colony, MA 5 6.

3. Lands Recorded - Granted; Between 1 Dec 1634 And 5 Jul 1635; Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 7. Granted 8 acre lot in Dorchester, 1 December 1634 [DTR 9]. Granted 2 acres of mowing ground, 5 July 1635 [DTR 11]. Granted 4 acres, Lot #64, in Meadow beyond Naponset [DTR 321].

4. Lands Recorded - Sold; 12 Aug 1635; Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 7. On 12 August 1635 "Thomas Duee" sold to Richard Jones five parcels in Dorchester: "4 acres of ground with my house and all thereto belonging, also 8 acres of ground of my great lot, also ten acres of meadow on the side Naponset, and 4 acres of meadow on the other side, and 2 acres of meadow in the fresh marsh" [DTR 12].

5. Residence; 1640; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Listed among the First Settlers in the Town Records.

6. Lands Recorded; 28 Feb 1640/41; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 9. In the Windsor land inventory Thomas Dewey held on 28 February 1640 five parcels which he had received by grant: seven acre homelot; four acres and a quarter in Great Meadow; a planting lot over the Great River, eighteen rods wide; thirteen acres and a half in the Northwest Field; and a parcel of sixteen acres (the last two parcels annotated in the margin "sold to Thomas Stouton") [WiLR 1:89]. The same inventory (including additions after 28 February 1640) showed that Thomas Dewey had purchased several pieces of land: from Eltweed Pomeroy, a parcel of meadow; from William Hosford, an acre and eighteen rods in Norwest Field, and six rods in the Great Meadow; from Thomas Stayres, three acres and a quarter, and a parcel in Norwest Field; from John Mason, a lot over the Great River (in exchange for five acres in the Great Meadow); of Nicholas Denslow, half an acre in Norwest Field; and of Michael Try, three-quarters of an acre in the Great Meadow [WiLR 1:89].

7. Jury Duty; 2 Mar 1642/43; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 10.

8. Jury Duty; 9 Nov 1643; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 11.

9. Jury Duty; Sep 1644; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 12.

10. Lawsuit; 5 Mar 1644/45; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 13. The Arbitratio vppon the sute of Tho: Dewye pt agt Tho: Ford det is fownd good, and Tho: Ford is to pay the 36n awarded therein and chardges of the Courte.

11. Jury Duty; 9 Oct 1645; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 14.

12. Jury Duty; 5 Mar 1645/46; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 15.

13. Jury Duty; 22 Nov 1647; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 16.

14. VR - Burial; 27 Apr 1648; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8 17.

15. Inventory Taken; 19 May 1648; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 9 18. Died intestate. Estate valued at 213. MAY THE 19TH, 1648. An Inuentory of Thos. Dewys Estate. Imp. R. S. L. S. D.
One howse and barne Wth the home lott, in quantity about one acre & quarter, to the foot of the hill. 40 0 0
Ite: one prcell of meadow adioyneing thereunto, about 7 acres 20 0 0
Ite: another prcell in the great meadow 4 acres & one quarter 13 0 0
Ite: another prcell in the great meadow 3 acres & one quarter 10 0 0
Ite: another prcell in the great meadow about 5 acres, 8 rodde & halfe 15 0 0
Ite: two prcells of vpland about 29 ac. & halfe 20 0 0
Ite: one yoake of oxen 15 0 0
Ite: two mares & a colt 18 10 0
Ite: two cowes and on young beast 12 0 0
Ite: one soue & two piggs, 1 0 0:
Ite: 2 stocks of bees, 2 10 0 3 10 0
Ite: 5 acres of corne vppon the grond 5 0 0
Ite: 7 other acres of corne vppon the grond 5 0 0
Ite: in bedding, bedsteed and lyning 9 10 0
Ite: his weareing cloathes, 5 10 0; Ite: pewter, 1 8 0 6 18 0
Ite: a chest, a boxe, a cubberd 0 11 0
Ite: one fowleing peece, suord, pouder & bullits 1 15 0
Ite: Wedges, & betle rings, 0 4 0;
Ite: axes, spads & other tools, 1 10 0 1 14 0
Ite: pots kettells of brass & iron 7 0 0
Ite: hempe & flax, Il; Ite: a saddle & pillion, Il 45 2 4 0
Ite: meal, trow, tables, payles & small things 2 1 0
Ite: a table board, 0 6 0; Ite: a syth, 0 5 0 0 11 0
Ite: part in a sawe & shott mold 0 6 0
Ite: a cart, plowe, harowe, howes and other things 3 10 0
Som 213 The distribution of the estate was by the Courte the 17th October 1648, as appeares by the Records of that Courte and provision made for the childrens portions at ye Courte the 6th of June 1650, fol. 9.

Syxe children, 4 boyes, 2 gerlls; one gerl Mary Clark 12 yeare old; one sone Thomas Dewye 8 yeare, Josiah Dewey 7 yeare old, Annah Dewey, 5 yeare old, Isreall Dewey 3 yeare old, Jydidiah Dewey 3 quarters of a yeare old.
In vol. 1, p. 168, Records of the Particular Court: The distribution of the estate of Thomas Dewey of Wyndsor, deceased, was by this Courte as followth:

To his Relict 601 60 0 0

To his eldest sonne by name Thomas Dewy 30 0 0

And to the other five children 201 a peece 100 0 0

190 0 0

The daughters portion of 20 1 to bee paid her at the age of 18 yeares, and the severall sonns portions to bee pd. to them at the age of 21 yeares; the Relict giving in suffitient security to the children before her marriage againe for theire severall portions.

At the Particular Court held June 6, 1650 -- It is agreed and concluded betwixt this Courte in the behalfe of the children of Thomas Dewey and Geo: Phelps of Wyndsor that the whole of the land both meadow and upland mentioned in the said Deweys Invento: amounting to the sum of 781, shall bee sequestred for the children[s] severall portions so farr as it goes and the remainder being 521 he Ingages himselfe to give in to the Courte sufficient security for the payment thereof according to the will of the Courte. The howse and peece of land belonging to it valued at 401 the said Phelps accepts uppon his wives parte of the estate.

At the Regular Court at Hartford, June 4, 1663, at the request of George Phelps and his wife Frances, the Court doth appoint Lieut. Fyler, Robert Winchel, and Matthew Grant to judge of the difference of the land of Thomas Dewey, deceased, for an equal division amongst the children of said Dewey. (Vol. 3, p. 2, Col. Rec. of Conn.)

The persons above named, and appointed by the Court, have considered the division of the land that was Thomas Dewey, deceased's, and have agreed that Thomas Dewey's eldest son should have a parcel of meadow in the Great Meadow, as so it lies, for 5 acres and a quarter, more or less; bounded north by land of Job Drake, south by Samuel Marshel, east by Henry Clark, west by a high way; in length 47 rod and three quarters, in breadth 17 rod and a half.

Also he hath one acre and 53 rod of meadow as it bounds north by the meadow in the present use of Stephen Terry, south by Matthew Grant, east by Josiah Dewey, west by that which at present is in the improvement of George Phelps; breadth 14 rod and a half, length 14 rod 11 foot. Also he hath a quarter part, or 4 acres and a half, in a parcel of swamp land, as it is to be divided betwixt him and his three brothers, Josiah, Israel, and Jedediah.

16. Distribution of Estate; 17 Oct 1648; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 19. The distributionof the Estate of Thomas Dewey of Wyndsor deceased was by this Courte as Followth:
To his relict 60..............................................060 00 00
To his Eldest Sonne by name Thomas Dewey 030 00 00
And to the other fiue Children 20 a peece 100 00 00
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190 00 00

The daughters portion of 20 to bee paid her at the age of 18 yeares and the severall Sonns portions to bee pd to them at the age of 21 years: The Relict giving in suffitient security to the Children before her marriage againe for theire several portions.

Thomas married Frances Randall, daughter of Phillip Randall and Joane Fush, on 22 Mar 1637/38 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8 20. (Frances Randall was born about 1610 in England, died on 27 Sep 1690 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 21 and was buried on 27 Sep 1690 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. Something doesn't add up 22. There is no mention of Frances in the will of Phillip Randall which was written during her lifetime.

2. VR - Marriage; 2 Nov 1648; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Married George Phelps.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 7 Feb 1648/49; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Birth of Joseph Phelps, son of George Phelps & Frances Randall Clark Dewey, his wife.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 15 Feb 1650/51; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Birth of John Phelps, son of George Phelps & Frances Randall Clark Dewey, his wife.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 7 Dec 1653; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Birth of Nathaniel Phelps, son of George Phelps & Frances Randall Clark Dewey, his wife.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 22 Mar 1637/38; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8 20.

2. CR - Baptism of Child; 16 Feb 1638/39; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Thomas Dewey, son of Thomas Dewey was baptized Febr 16th 1639

3. CR - Baptism of Child; 10 Oct 1641; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Josiah Dewey, son of Thomas Dewey was baptized Oct 10th 1641

4. CR - Baptism of Child; 15 Oct 1743; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Ann Dewey, daughter of Thomas Dewey was baptized Oct 15th 1643

5. CR - Baptism of Child; 25 Sep 1645; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Israel Dewey, son of Thomas Dewey was born Sept 25th 1645

6. CR - Baptism of Child; 15 Dec 1647; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8. Jedediah Dewey, son of Thomas Dewey was born December 15th 1647


Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 M    i. Thomas Dewey 1 8 was born on 16 Feb 1639/40 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 2 8, was baptized on 26 Feb 1639/40 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT, died on 27 Apr 1690 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 and was buried in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.
   3 M    ii. Deacon Josiah Dewey 1 2 8 21 was baptized on 10 Oct 1641 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8, died on 7 Sep 1732 in Lebanon, New London Co., CT and was buried in Lebanon, New London Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 10 Oct 1641; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8.

2. Inheritance Protected; 6 Jun 1650; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 26. It is Agreed and Concluded betwixt this Courte in the behalfe of the Children of Thomas Dewey and Geo: Phelps of Wyndsor that the whole of the land both meadow and vpland mentioned in the said Deweys Invento: amounting to the Sum of 75 Shall bee sequestred for the Childre[ns] seuerall porcons so farr as it goes, and the remainder be[ing] 52, he Ingages himselfe to gi7e int to the Courte sufficie[nt] security for the payment thereof according to the will of the Courte. The howse and peece of land belonging to it valued at 40, the said Phelps Accepts vppon his wiues parte of the Estate.

3. VR - Marriage; 6 Nov 1662; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 27. Married Hephzibah Lyman, listed as Josias Dewey

4. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Oct 1663; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 28. Dewey, Hephzibah, d. Josias & Hephzibah

5. VR - Death of Child; 11 Jan 1664/65; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 29. Dewey, Mary, d. of Josias & Hephzibah

6. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Oct 1665; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 30. Dewey, Mary, 2nd of that name, d. Josias & Hapzibah

7. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Feb 1667/68; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 31. Dewey, Josias, s. Josias & Hepzibah

8. VR - Birth of Child; 20 Feb 1671/72; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Nathaniel & Ebenezer, twin sons of Josiah Dewey and his wife, Experience.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 11 Aug 1674; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Joseph, son of Josiah Dewey and his wife, Experience.

10. VR - Death of Child; Jun 1675; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Ebenezer, son of Josiah Dewey & his wife, Experience.

11. VR - Birth of Child; 10 Jul 1677; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Elizabeth, daughter of Josiah Dewey and his wife, Experience.

12. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Apr 1682; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Joseph & Experience, twin children of Josiah Dewey and his wife, Experience.

13. VR - Death of Child; Jun 1682; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Joseph, son of Joshia Dewey and his wife, Experience.

14. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Jul 1685; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Benjamin, son of Josiah Dewey and his wife, Experience.

15. VR - Death of Child; 13 Jul 1685; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Benjamin, aged 5 days, son of Josiah Dewey & his wife Experience.

16. Military Service; 12 Jul 1686; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 33. Commissioned as an ensign.

17. Lawsuit; 3 Feb 1686/87; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 33. Josiah Dewey Plantiff against Fearenot King in an action of Debt of 8s 4d due to said Dewey from Fearnot King withal due damages which shalbe made appeare:

18. Gravestone; 7 Sep 1732; Old Cemetery, Lebaneon, New London Co., CT 34. "Here lies the Body of Dn Josiah Dewey. He was Born in Windsor 1640 ... Slept in Jesus Septemr 7 , 1732 In ye 92 Year of his Age."

   4 F    iii. Anna Dewey 1 8 21 was baptized on 15 Oct 1643 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8 and died on 14 Jan 1706/07 in Lebanon, New London Co., CT.

Documented events in her life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 15 Oct 1643; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8.

2. Inheritance Protected; 6 Jun 1650; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 26. It is Agreed and Concluded betwixt this Courte in the behalfe of the Children of Thomas Dewey and Geo: Phelps of Wyndsor that the whole of the land both meadow and vpland mentioned in the said Deweys Invento: amounting to the Sum of 75 Shall bee sequestred for the Childre[ns] seuerall porcons so farr as it goes, and the remainder be[ing] 52, he Ingages himselfe to gi7e int to the Courte sufficie[nt] security for the payment thereof according to the will of the Courte. The howse and peece of land belonging to it valued at 40, the said Phelps Accepts vppon his wiues parte of the Estate.

3. VR - Marriage; 18 May 1671; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 35. Married John Woodward

   5 M    iv. Israel Dewey 1 8 21 was baptized on 25 Sep 1645 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8, died on 23 Oct 1678 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT and was buried in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 25 Sep 1645; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8.

2. Inheritance Protected; 6 Jun 1650; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 26. It is Agreed and Concluded betwixt this Courte in the behalfe of the Children of Thomas Dewey and Geo: Phelps of Wyndsor that the whole of the land both meadow and vpland mentioned in the said Deweys Invento: amounting to the Sum of 75 Shall bee sequestred for the Childre[ns] seuerall porcons so farr as it goes, and the remainder be[ing] 52, he Ingages himselfe to gi7e int to the Courte sufficie[nt] security for the payment thereof according to the will of the Courte. The howse and peece of land belonging to it valued at 40, the said Phelps Accepts vppon his wiues parte of the Estate.

3. VR - Marriage; 28 Aug 1668; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 35. Marrried Abigail Drake, daughter of Job Drake of Windsor.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 30 Dec 1673; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Israel, son of Israel Dewey & his wife, Abigail.

   6 M    v. Ensign Jedediah Dewey 1 8 21 was baptized on 15 Dec 1647 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8 and died on 26 Jan 1726/27 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. CR - Baptism; 15 Dec 1647; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8.

2. Inheritance Protected; 6 Jun 1650; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 26. It is Agreed and Concluded betwixt this Courte in the behalfe of the Children of Thomas Dewey and Geo: Phelps of Wyndsor that the whole of the land both meadow and vpland mentioned in the said Deweys Invento: amounting to the Sum of 75 Shall bee sequestred for the Childre[ns] seuerall porcons so farr as it goes, and the remainder be[ing] 52, he Ingages himselfe to gi7e int to the Courte sufficie[nt] security for the payment thereof according to the will of the Courte. The howse and peece of land belonging to it valued at 40, the said Phelps Accepts vppon his wiues parte of the Estate.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 28 Mar 1672; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Sarah, daughter of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

4. VR - Birth of Child; 10 Jan 1673/74; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Margaret, daughter of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

5. Town Office; 12 Apr 1676; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 33. Jedediah Dewey being presented as Chosen Constable of Westfield Tooke his oath to discharge the said office in Westfield for the yeare ensueing.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 14 Jun 1676; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Jedediah, son of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

7. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Mar 1678/79; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Daniel, son of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

8. VR - Birth of Child; 29 Jun 1682; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Thomas, son of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

9. VR - Birth of Child; 10 May 1684; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Joseph, son of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

10. VR - Birth of Child; 14 Mar 1684/85; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Hannah, daughter of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

11. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Mar 1687/88; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Mary, daughter of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

12. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Apr 1692; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of James, son of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

13. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Nov 1694; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Abigail, daughter of Jedediah & Sarah Dewey

14. VR - Death of Spouse; 20 Nov 1711; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Sarah, wife of Jedediah Dewey.

15. VR - Death of Child; Jan 1757; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Joseph, son of Jedediah Dewey and his wife, Sarah.


Second Generation (Children)


2. Thomas Dewey 1 8 (Thomas1) was born on 16 Feb 1639/40 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 2 8, was baptized on 26 Feb 1639/40 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT, died on 27 Apr 1690 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 and was buried in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 16 Feb 1639/40; Windsor, Hartford Co., CT 8.

2. Inheritance Protected; 6 Jun 1650; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT 26. It is Agreed and Concluded betwixt this Courte in the behalfe of the Children of Thomas Dewey and Geo: Phelps of Wyndsor that the whole of the land both meadow and vpland mentioned in the said Deweys Invento: amounting to the Sum of 75 Shall bee sequestred for the Childre[ns] seuerall porcons so farr as it goes, and the remainder be[ing] 52, he Ingages himselfe to gi7e int to the Courte sufficie[nt] security for the payment thereof according to the will of the Courte. The howse and peece of land belonging to it valued at 40, the said Phelps Accepts vppon his wiues parte of the Estate.

3. Signed Petition; 2 Feb 1668/69; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 36. Signed a petition protesting the imposition by England of customs upon goods being exported into and from Massachusetts Colony.

4. Lawsuit; 9 Apr 1684; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 33. Thomas Dewey & Nathanell Bancroft Plantiff as per Atachment against James Sexton Defendant for that the said Sexton with Joseph his Brother, wrongfully tooke away from the said Thomas Dewey and Bancroft, a parsell of Hay which they had Laboured in and made sometime in August or September last to their great damadge as shall be made to appeare: The Plantiff Jame Sexton being 3 tymes Called and not appearing: The Atachment and evedences in the Case produced and considered: I se cause to adjourne the Case to this day fornight at 8 of the clock in the morning being 23th of this Instant Aprill.
April 23th 1684: Thomas Dewey and Nathanell Bancroft appearing as Plantiff: James Sexton and defendant also appearing: after Pleas made and evedences in the Case bieng red (which are on file: I find for the Plantiffs In case the land on which the Hay was made be Nathanell Williams, and shall so appeare Then Twenty shillings I find for the Plantiffs and Costs of Court: In case the Land be George Sextons and Ambrose Fower, then I find for the Defendant, Costs of Court.
Thomas Dewey one of the defendants declared that he and James Sexton had agreed, which also the defendant James Sexton acknowledged: but that agreement was only for his the said Deweys part in the hay which was 10 Cocks: Moreove the said James Sexton declared he had but 22 Cocks and left 3 Cocks on the Place which he medled not with (as is owned) so that there is but 12 Cocks Of Nathanell Bancrofts to be under Consideration: and so I find for the said Bancroft Plantiff as aforesaid Eleven shillings in case the Land on which the Hay was made appears to be Nathaniel Williams and Costs of Court viz 17s 9d as per Bill otherwise I find for the defendant, Costs.

5. Residence; 22 Apr 1687; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 37. In John Pynchon's account book:
haue Disbursed & Pd towards the Ship Mr. Marshal is now Building for us as followeth:
April 22 87
A mesenger to Westfeild to Tho Dewey 00 03 00

6. VR - Death; 27 Apr 1690; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

Thomas married Constant Hawes 38 39, daughter of Richard Hawes and Ann E. Clapp, on 1 Jun 1663 in Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 20 24 25. (Constant Hawes was born on 17 Jul 1642 in Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 39 and died on 26 Apr 1703 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 17 Jul 1642; Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 39 40.

2. VR - Death; 26 Apr 1703; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 1 Jun 1663; Dorchester, Suffolk Co., MA 20 25.


Children from this marriage were:

   7 F    i. Elizabeth Dewey 23 was born on 10 Jan 1676/77 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 32 and died on 2 Oct 1757 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 10 Jan 1676/77; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

2. VR - Death; 2 Oct 1757; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

Elizabeth married Deacon Thomas Noble 41 42 43, son of Thomas Noble and Hannah Warriner, on 19 Dec 1695 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 21 32. (Deacon Thomas Noble was born on 14 Jan 1665/66 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 42 43 and died on 29 Jul 1750 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 43.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 14 Jan 1665/66; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 44.

2. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 May 1697; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 41. Received legacy of land in his father's will.

3. VR - Death; 29 Jul 1749-1750; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

   8 F    ii. Mary Dewey 21 23 was born on 28 Jan 1666/67 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 23 and died on 13 Dec 1757 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 28 Jan 1667/68; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 45. Dewey, Mary, d. Thomas & Constant

2. VR - Marriage; 11 Jul 1688; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 20 32 46. Married David Ashley.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 16 Jul 1689; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of a child, name not given, of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Sep 1690; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Thomas, son of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Dec 1692; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of David, son of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Mar 1693/94; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Mary, daughter of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Mar 1696/97; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Elizabeth, daughter of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Jan 1698/99; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Abigail, daughter of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Oct 1703; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Moses, son of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

10. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Nov 1706; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Hannah, daughter of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

11. VR - Birth of Child; 14 Oct 1710; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Sarah, daughter of David Ashley & his wife Mary Dewey.

12. VR - Birth; 28 Jan 1667/68; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 47. The on-line transcript of the birth records of Northampton, has the name Abigail with the same parents & date.

   9 M    iii. Samuel Dewey 21 23 32 was born on 25 Jun 1670 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 32 and died on 11 May 1734 in Sheffield, Berkshire, MA.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 21 Feb 1671/72; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

2. VR - Marriage; 19 Dec 1695; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. m. Sarah Weller

3. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Jan 1695/96; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Sarah, daughter of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 3 May 1699; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 14 Oct 1701; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Hannah, daughter of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

6. VR - Death of Child; 30 Oct 1701; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Hannah, daughter of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 12 Apr 1703; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Samuel, son of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Aug 1706; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Deliverance, son of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 3 Jun 1708; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Samuel, son of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

10. VR - Death of Spouse; 21 Jul 1709; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Sarah Weller, wife of Samuel Dewey.

11. VR - Death of Child; 14 May 1757; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of Deliverance, son of Samuel Dewey & his wife, Sarah Weller.

   10 F    iv. Hannah Dewey 21 23 32 was born on 21 Feb 1671/72 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 32 and died after 9 Jul 1745 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 12 Feb 1671/72; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

Hannah married Matthew Noble 42, son of Thomas Noble and Hannah Warriner, on 10 Dec 1690 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. (Matthew Noble was born on 9 Sep 1668 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 8 Aug 1744 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 48.)

Documented events in his life were:

1. Settler. 1st settler, Sheffield, MA

2. Lawsuit; 27 Feb 1695/96; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 33. Mathew Noble of Westfield Being Summoned to appeare this day to answer John Gun of Westfield in a Plea of Trespass for Felling and Taking away Pine Trees of said Guns Ground Granted him by the Towne for turpentine to said Guns damage 40s. John Gun absenting: The Defendant Mathew Noble demands his Costs and charges which by Reson of the constbles not returning the Summons: Three men (as on file) [which is on file viz Thomas Myryk, John Myryck, Adiya Dewey oaths (Marginal notation)] made oath to the Constable Deputy John Sakcuts serving the summons. Read it and required Nobles appearing accordingly: Whereuppon I Grant the Defendant Mathew Noble his Costs viz 2s and a witness to himselfe that was summoned viz 2s Deacon Nathanel Dolbee appearing. For the plantiff to pay: unless he should make appeare that the defect is in the constable for not returning the summons and then said Noble is to pay it.

3. Mention in Will, Inv. or Prob.; 11 May 1697; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 41. Received legacy of land in his father's will.

4. Lands Recorded - Gifted; 7 Feb 1725/26; Sheffield, Berkshire, MA 49. Sheffield Deeds at Hampden County Registry, Springfield, Mass.
Vol G Page 279 Feb 7, 1725/26
Matthew NOBLE Sr. of Westfield to son Elisha NOBLE of Westfield, One
half of his right at Housatunnock, which land is not yet laid out, which
came to him from the General Court.

Documented events in their marriage were:

1. VR - Marriage; 10 Dec 1690; Springfield, Hampden Co., MA 50.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 8 Oct 1691; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Joseph, son of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

3. VR - Birth of Child; 14 May 1694; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Hezekiah, son of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 19 Sep 1698; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Mathew, son of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 23 Dec 1700; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Solomon, son of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Feb 1701/02; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Elisha, son of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 19 Oct 1705; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Obediah, son of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 11 Oct 1707; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Hannah, daughter of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Apr 1717; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 51. Birth of Rhoda, daughter of Matthew Noble and his wife, Hannah Dewey.

   11 M    v. James Dewey 23 32 was born on 3 Jul 1678 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 32 and died on 27 Feb 1681/82 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 2 32.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 3 Jul 1678; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

2. VR - Death; 27 Feb 1681/82; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

   12 F    vi. Abigail Dewey 21 23 32 was born on 14 Feb 1679/80 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 32, was baptized on 3 May 1682 in Church of Christ, Westfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 20 Dec 1747 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 14 Feb 1679/80; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

2. VR - Marriage; 12 Apr 1699; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. m. Joseph Ashley

3. VR - Birth of Child; 26 Feb 1698/99; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of James, son of Joseph Ashley & his wife, Abigail Dewey.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 1 Oct 1702; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Abigail, daughter of Joseph Ashley & his wife, Abigail Dewey.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 4 Feb 1703/04; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Naomi, daughter of Joseph Ashley & his wife, Abigail Dewey.

   13 M    vii. James Dewey 21 23 32 was born on 12 Nov 1683 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 32 and died on 5 May 1686 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 21 32.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 12 Nov 1683; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

2. VR - Death; 5 May 1686; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

   14 M    viii. Thomas Dewey 21 23 was born on 26 Mar 1664 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 21 23 and died on 8 Mar 1689-1690 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 21.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 26 Mar 1664; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 30 47.

   15 M    ix. Capt. Adijah Dewey 21 23 was born on 5 Mar 1665/66 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 21 23 and died on 24 Mar 1741/42 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 21.

Documented events in his life were:

1. VR - Birth; 5 Mar 1665/66; Northampton, Hampshire Co., MA 45 47.

2. VR - Birth of Child; 13 Nov 1689; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of a child, name not given, of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

3. VR - Death of Child; 17 Nov 1689; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Death of child, 4 days old, of Adijah Dewey & his wife, Sarah.

4. VR - Birth of Child; 9 Jan 1689/90; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Thomas, son of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

5. VR - Birth of Child; 30 Sep 1693; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Adijah, son of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

6. VR - Birth of Child; 17 Mar 1694/95; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Sarah, daughter of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

7. VR - Birth of Child; 20 Jan 1697/98; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Hester, daughter of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

8. VR - Birth of Child; 18 Sep 1701; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Mary, daughter of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

9. VR - Birth of Child; 28 Jan 1702/03; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Abigail, daughter of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

10. VR - Birth of Child; 11 Aug 1706; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Bethiah, daughter of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

11. VR - Birth of Child; 22 Mar 1708/09; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Ann, daughter of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

12. VR - Birth of Child; 6 Jan 1713/14; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32. Birth of Moses, son of Adkjah Dewey & his wife Sarah.

13. Will; 1 Mar 1732/33; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23. "In the Name of God. Amen, the twenty third day of March one Thousand Seven Hundred & thirty three I Adijah Dewey of Westfield in the County of Hampshire Husbandman being Sensible of my own Mortality knowing that its Appointed for all men once to dye & now at this time of Perfect Mind & Memory & in Some Good measure of Health, thanks be given to God for the same I do therefore make & ordain this my last Will & Testament (Viz.) Principally & first of All I Give & recommend my Soul into the hands of God that Gave it & my body I recommend to the Earth to be buried in a Decent Christian Manner at the Discretion of my Christian friends & relations Nothing Doubting but at the resurection I shall receive the Same again by the Mighty Power of God & as touching Such Worldly Estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I Give demise & Dispose of the Same in the following Manner & form
Imprimus, I Give and Bequeath to Sarah my Dearly beloved Wife I Give the one third part that is the Improvement of one third Part of all my Estate both real & Personal excepting what is disposed of off the personal estate & she is to have it during the Term of her Natural life &c.
Item. I have given to my three sons Thomas & Adijah & Moses by Deed of Gift all my lands belonging to me together with my buildings
Item I Give to my Six daughters, Sarah, Esther, Mary, Abigail, Bethiah & Ann Equally to Share alike and to have all my personal or Movable Estate in Equal Shares excepting what is disposed of by Deed of Gift & it is further my Will & Pleasure that my Son Moses Shall Pay to each of my Daughters five Pounds Apiece which will make thirty Pounds & he shall have Six Years time to Pay the Same in After my Decease. I likewise Constitute & Appoint my well beloved Sons Adijah & Moses to by my Executors of this my last Will & Testament & I do hereby Utterly disallow revoke & Disanul All & Every Other former Testaments Wills & Legacies bequests & Executors by me in any ways before named & Bequeath ratifying & Confirming this & no Other to be my last Will & Testament. In Witness Whereof I have hereunto Set my hand & Seal this day & Year above Written. Signed Sealed, Published pronounced & Declared by the Sd. Adijah Dewey as his last Will & Testament in the Presence of the Subscriber.
Stephen Nash Benjn Ashley John Gunn. Adijah Dewey & a Seal."
His estate was valued at 205 15 sh.

14. VR - Death; 24 Mar 1740/41; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

Adijah married Sarah Root 32, daughter of John Root and Mary Ashley. (Sarah Root was born on 24 Sep 1670 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.)

Documented events in her life were:

1. VR - Birth; 24 Sep 1670; Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 32.

   16 M    x. Israel Dewey 21 23 was born on 9 Jul 1686 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA 23 and died on 26 Jan 1727-1728 in Westfield, Hampden Co., MA.


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