DAVID SEBRA DEWEY, son of David, b. March 25, 1797, at Royalton, Vt.; d. Jan. 3, 1860, at Brockport, N. Y.; moved to Canandaigua, N. Y., with father; served three months under Capt. John Brown in War of 1812, for which his widow afterwards received a pension; was a scythemaker; kept a meat market; a stiff Democratic politician; lived at Chili, Rochester, and Brockport, N. Y.; a large man, with great natural ability; dark hair and eyes; m. Dec. 26, 1816, at Saratoga, N. Y., AMY CRAWFORD, dau. of John and Parthenia (Lyon), b. May 31, 1798, at Saratoga; lived at East Dayton, O., in 1886.
EUGENE B. DEWEY, son of Lonson, b. Nov. 7, 1832, at Victor, N. Y.; was a farmer there; in 1897, is living at Canandaigua, Ontario Co., N. Y.; m. Nov. 7, 1857, at Farmington, N. Y., AUGUSTA M. COOPER, dau. of Bela P., who d. March 31, 1876.
NINTH GENERATION -- BORN AT VICTOR.
Thomas Emmet, b. Jan. 6, 1859; was educated at Canandaigua Academy and the University of Rochester, N. Y.; removed in 1879, to Abilene, Dickinson Co., Kan., where he is practicing law; previous to March 1, 1897, he was reporter of the Supreme Court of Kansas; in 1894 he received the honorary degree of Master of Arts from the College of Emporia, for meritorious work in the field of literature. At the General Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, held at Mansfield, O., in June, 1897, he was selected as one of four laymen to serve upon the general board of education of that denomination; most of his family, however, are Universalists; m. March 6, 1881, at Abilene, Kan., Arra E. Etter, dau. of Jacob and Emily, b. Nov. 7, 1860, in Franklin Co., Pa.; they have: 1, Augusta Etter, b. Nov. 4, 1881; 2, Bernard Montgomery, b. Sept. 13, 1893; 3, Thomas Etter, b. July 22, 1897. Bernard A., b. (???), 1861; d. (???), 1868.
Bernardine A., b. (???), 1863; m. 189--, Herbert G. Fitch; they reside at Canandaigua, N. Y., and have Beatrice.
TRUMAN DEWEY, son of Zelotes, b. Nov. 22, 1822; was educated at Fairfield Seminary, Herkimer Co., N. Y.; followed farming a few years, then moved to Deerfield Corners, where he engaged in cheese buying; after several years he purchased a fruit farm at Phelps, N. Y., where he has since resided; m. about 1846, EMALINE BRAYTON, of Newport, N. Y., who d. (???), 1874.
Ada Josephine, b. about 1847; m. (???), Frederick Hoag, of Utica, N. Y.; in 1897 county clerk, and lived at Canandaigua, Ontario Co., N. Y.; they had Harold, b. about 1870; two daus., d. infants. Lillian Irene, b. (???), 1849; d. soon.
WILLOUGHBY ZELOTES DEWEY, son of Leander, b. Jan. 4, 1846, at Deerfield, N. Y.; a grocer at Canandaigua, N. Y., several years, then removed to his farm on the shore of Canandaigua Lake, where he lived in 1898; m. Jan. 15, 1873, ALICE LONGSTAFF, of Newport, N. Y.
Charles, b. (???), 1874.
7872. Earl Leander, b. (???), 1876.
7873. Anna, M., b. (???), 1878.
7874. George L, b. (???), 1880.
7875. Warren, b. (???), 1882.
7876. Alfred, b. (???), 1884.
7877. Fred Howard, b. (???), 1886.
LINUS NORTH DEWEY, son of Loan, 2d, b. April 8, 1821, at Hartwick, Otsego Co., N. Y.; d. June 9, 1870, at Milwaukee, Wis.; m. Aug. 18, 1842, at Canandaigua, Ontario Co., N. Y., MARY STEVENS, dau. of Phineas and Sarah (Smith), b. Nov. 25, 1824, at Canandaigua; living, October, 1898, at Milwaukee.
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