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John William Dwight

Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Dwight and Clarissa Dwight
Husband of Sophia Dwight
Father of Sophia Clarissa Dwight; Mary "Minnie" Clarissa Dwight; Henry Woolsey Dwight; Edward Strong Dwight; Frederic Louis Dwight and 2 others
Brother of Timothy Dwight; Caleb Strong Dwight; Mary Woolsey Lyman; Edward Strong Dwight; Rev. Edward Strong Dwight and 3 others

Occupation: Manufacturer of tools, and chemicals, including saltpetre
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About John William Dwight

John William Dwight, b. Dec. 31, 1817, m. June 18, 1845, his cousin Sophia Dwight of Clinton, Oneida Co., N. Y., b. Feb. 8, 1818, at Catskill, N. Y. (dau. of Dr. Benjamin Woolsey Dwight and Sophia Strong). He is a manufacturer of saltpetre at New Haven, Ct., (Morris Cove), and of some chemicals. He formerly was engaged, with his brother Timothy, in the manufacture of tools at Seymour, Ct. She d. July 18, 1863, aet. 46.

Source: The history of the descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass., Volume 1 (Google eBook), Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight, pub. by J. F. Trow & son, printers and bookbinders, 1874, p. 174. Downloaded 2011.

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John William Dwight's Timeline

December 31, 1817
May 1, 1847
Age 29
January 7, 1849
Age 31
October 3, 1851
Age 33
December 25, 1853
Age 35
November 5, 1855
Age 37
May 1, 1859
Age 41
July 10, 1860
Age 42