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Rebecca ?? & Joseph DEWEY Family 
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Rebecca ?? & Joseph DEWEY of Sullivan Township

1. Joseph1 Dewey, son of Josiah Dewey and Hannah Babcock*, (#13265) was born in Cambridge, Washington County, New York 20 FEB 1788. Joseph died 6 NOV 1833 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 45. Tombstone says 53 years at death, but 1790 birthdate gives 43 years. His body was interred NOV 1833 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

He married Rebecca Unknown (Dewey) BY 1815. (Rebecca Unknown (Dewey) is #13973.)

Joseph registered to pay taxes 1816 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Sullivan Township was formed in 1816. It was taken from Covington Township. Its original boundaries included the southern half of Rutland formed in 1829, and the northern part of Ward which was formed in 1852.

Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1820 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Rebecca and Joseph were 30-40 and 40-50 respectively. Their household included four sons and a daughter.

Joseph had his will probated 25 SEP 1834 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Adm. Josiah S. Dewey, David Hazard. Bail Wm. B. Mann, Sylvester Bailey 2nd. Widow not named.

Joseph Dewey and Rebecca Unknown (Dewey) had the following children:

2 i. Elvira2 Dewey (#13972) was born 1815. She married Rev. Nathan Fellows. (Rev. Nathan Fellows is #13971.) Nathan was born 1800-1810. Nathan was the son of David Fellows and Almeda Cleveland. Nathan was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Elvira and NAthan were 15-20 and 20-30 with two daughters under five. A Methodist minister, in Dewey genealogy, placed in this family by date and name. May be same as un named Fellows in family with widow, but widow's name does not match the Dewey woman.

3 ii. Josiah S. Dewey (#5892) was born in Vermont 31 JUL 1817. Josiah died 25 JUL 1888 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 70. His body was interred JUL 1888 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He married Emily Fletcher BEF 1841. (Emily Fletcher is #5891.) Emily was born 15 MAR 1817 in New York. Emily was the daughter of Humphrey Fletcher* and Eleanor Unknown (Fletcher). Emily died 1910 in Hamilton Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, at age 93. Her body was interred 1910 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

Josiah was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Josiah was living alone at the time of this census in the same neighborhood as Eleanor's family.

In the Census of 1850, Josiah was listed as a head of household in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Josiah was a farmer.

In the Census of 1860, Josiah was listed as a head of household in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Josiah was a farmer with real property worth $3000 and personal property worth $500. George was a farm laborer. Sullivan Census 1850 D 195 1860 D 1159 1870 D 172 1880 D 27 with Edwin

4 iii. Lester Dewey (#13974) was born in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1819. Lester died in unm. in west, at age unknown.

5 iv. Edwin Dewey reference 1900 S 010 (#7038) was born in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 23 AUG 1821. His body was interred in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. He married Elizabeth Soper BEF 1849. (Elizabeth Soper is #7072.) Elizabeth was born 29 APR 1827 in Massachusetts. Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel Soper and Rhoda Drake*. Elizabeth died 1 MAR 1898 at age 70. Her body was interred Mar 1898 in State Road Cemetery, Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.

He resided in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1908. Retired Farmer, Boards, Mansfield PO 1900 census says both parents born in Vermont. 1900 S 010

Newspaper Nov. 2, 1896 (1886?) - Mrs. Isaac Crofutt, of Kansas, daughter of Edwin DEWEY, of this place is visiting her father's. Mrs. Crofutt it is said, had been away from Sullivan for over fifteen years.

6 v. Seth B. Dewey (#13975) was born in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1823. Seth died 1850 at age 26. He married Carilla Lewis 28 SEP 1848 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. The Tioga Eagle - Oct. 7, 1848 issue: Married in Sullivan, the 28th of September 1848 by Isaac Rumsey, Esq., Mr. Ira Lewis to Miss Abigail Hager. Also Mr. Seth B. Dewey to Miss Corilla Lewis, all of Sullivan, Tioga County, PA. (Carilla Lewis is #13978.)

Carilla was born ABT 1826/30 in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Carilla was the daughter of Decius Lewis and Calista Mudge.

Seth had his will probated 25 MAY 1850 in Tioga County, Pennsylvania. Adm. Corilla Dewey. Bail. Decius Lewis, Alonzo S. Chapel. Dewey genealogy says he married Carilla Lewis. Could this be Calista Lewis # 677 who is right age and location and sililar name?

7 vi. Ann Dewey (#13976) was born in Sullivan Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 1825. She married Dwight Gillett*. (Dwight Gillett* is #13977.)
 

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