Cornet Thomas Dewey

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Thomas Dewey

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Windsor, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Place of Burial: Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusettts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Dewey, Jr. and Frances Phelps
Husband of Constant Dewey
Father of Thomas Dewey; Capt. Adijah Dewey; Mary Ashley; Samuel Dewey; Hannah Noble and 5 others
Brother of John Dewey; Deacon Josiah Randall Dewey; Anna Woodward; Israel Dewey; Abigail Cutler and 1 other
Half brother of Mary Bird; Jacob Phelps; Sgt. John Phelps and Nathaniel Phelps, Deacon

Occupation: Cornet
Managed by: Private User
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About Cornet Thomas Dewey

Thomas & Constant (Hawes) Dewey were married 1 June 1663 in Dorchester, MA

Thomas Dewey was the first of the Deweys "American" born. A monument was erected in 1690 in his memory and still stands in the Westfield, CT cemetery. The monument erected over "Cornet" Thomas (2) Dewey, eldest son of the settler, is still standing in the old cemetery at Westfield, Massachusetts. It marks the resting place of the first Dewey born on American soil.

His headstone says "Cornet Thomas Dewey Dyed April 27th Ano 1690: IN the 52nd Yeare of His Age:"

Find A Grave Memorial# 19364559 - this Memorial gives burial location as Old Burying Ground, Westfield, Hampden Co., MA. Perhaps this is the old name of the cemetery listed as Mechanic Street Cemetery?


Source: ]https://archive.org/stream/cu31924029841222#page/n244/mode/1up]

The first Dewey born on American soil. There is a monument erected in 1690 (profile picture) standing as of 1898 in the Old Cemetery in Westfield, Mass.

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Cornet Thomas Dewey's Timeline

1640
February 16, 1640
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
February 26, 1640
Windsor, Connecticut Colony
1664
March 26, 1664
Age 24
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1666
March 5, 1666
Age 26
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1668
January 28, 1668
Age 27
Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1670
June 25, 1670
Age 30
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
1671
February 21, 1671
Age 31
Westfield, Hampshire County (Present Hampden County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1677
January 10, 1677
Age 36
Westfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1678
July 3, 1678
Age 38
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States