PIONEER DEWEY FAMILY



1. DAVID DEWEY was born on 31 Dec 1786 in Hartford, Washington County NY. 
He died on 7 Feb 1827 in Adams, NY.

He married on 25 Feb 1808 in Hebron, Tolland County, CT  

POLLY COLE who was born on 11 Feb 1788.  She died on 23 Sep 1859.

Children, DEWEY:

      2    i      ELEAZER DEWEY married SOPHRONIA COOLEY 

+     3   ii      JOEL DEWEY

+     4  iii      MARIA DEWEY married ORRIN READ 

+     5   iv      HIRAM DEWEY

+     6    v      REBECCA DEWEY

+     7   vi      POLLY DEWEY

+     8  vii      DAVID JESSE DEWEY

+     9 viii      BENJAMIN WHITMAN DEWEY


3. JOEL DEWEY (son of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY) was born on 22 Feb
1810 in Adams Center,  NY.  He died on 1 Apr 1889 in Oneida, Madison Co.,
NY.

He married on 16 Jul 1832 in Adams Center, Jefferson County

ELIZA GREENE who was born on 30 Nov 1809 in Adams Center, NY.  She died on
24 Oct 1885 in Adams Center, NY.

Children, DEWEY:

     10    i      MARION MEROA DEWEY married JULIUS TANNER.

     11   ii      MARIETTA DEWEY d.y.

     12  iii      MONFORD JOEL DEWEY 

     13   iv      MARISSA ELIZA DEWEY married MARQUIS DECHOIS GREENE 

+    14    v      MELVIL DEWEY


5. HIRAM DEWEY (son of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY) was born on 6 Sep
1813 in Warren County, NY.  He died on 13 Oct 1883 in Watertown, NY.

He married  (1) on 13 Sep 1832  

SYLVA MARBLE who was born on 5 Feb 1814.  She died on 17 Sep 1845 in Town
of Orleans.

Child, DEWEY:

+    15    i      EDGAR A. DEWEY

HIRAM married (2) on 17 Mar 1846.  

ANGELINE TANNER who was born on 22 Jan 1826 and died on 14 Aug 1851 in
Town of Orleans.

HIRAM married (3) in Mar 1852 

CORDELIA TANNER who was born on 29 Dec 1828 and died on 11 Feb 1857 in
Town of Orleans.

HIRAM married (4) on 30 Sep 1857.  

DELIA SYLVESTER who was born on 6 Apr 1825.



6. REBECCA DEWEY (daughter of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY) was born on 5
Sep 1815 in Town of Alexandria.  She died on 27 Nov 1898 in Town of
Orleans, and is buried in Omar.

She married on 9 Feb 1837 in LaFargeville, NY

ALANSON JEREMIAH GREENE (son of EDWARD and MARTHA (SHELDON) GREENE) who
was born on 23 Nov 1815 in Adams.  He died on 13 Jun 1892 in Town of
Alexandria, and is buried in Omar.

Children, GREENE:

+    16    i      COLLINS BENJAMIN GREENE

+    17   ii      BRADLEY JEREMIAH GREENE



7. POLLY DEWEY (daughter of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY) was born on 17
Dec 1817.  She died in 1898.

She married on 24 Jun 1834

WILLIAM HOLLOWAY who was born on 17 Jun 1811.  He died on 27 Dec 1886.

Children, HOLLOWAY:

+    18    i      ALVARO D. HOLLOWAY

+    19   ii      ADA L. HOLLOWAY


8. DAVID JESSE DEWEY (son of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY) was born on 26
May 1820.  He died on 25 Jan 1884 and is buried in Grove Cemetery,
LaFargeville, NY.

He married in 1851  

JULIA A. TANNER who was born on 11 Mar 1831.  She died on 2 Aug 1892 and
is buried in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville, NY.

Children, DEWEY:

+    20    i      ARMIDA MARISSA DEWEY



9. BENJAMIN WHITMAN DEWEY (son of DAVID and POLLY (COLE) DEWEY) was born
on 5 Jun 1822 in Hartford, Washington County, NY.  He died on 26 Jul 1909.

He married on 21 Sep 1843  

ALMA L. SWEET who died on 7 Sep 1853.

He married (2) on 6 Apr 1854  

ELLEN D. HALLETT who was born on 5 Jul 1835.  She died on 7 Aug 1910.

They had the following children:

+    21    i      HARTLEY FREDERIC DEWEY


14. MELVIL DEWEY (son of JOEL and ELIZA (GREENE) DEWEY) was born on 10 Dec
1851 in Adams Center, Jefferson County.  The inventor of the Dewey Decimal
System, he was probably America's most notable figure in the field of
library science.  He was also a proponent of the simplification of
spelling the English language.  He died on 26 Dec 1931 in Lake Placid,
Highlands County, FL. 

He married on 19 Oct 1878 in Milford, MA.  

ANNIE ROBERTS GODFREY who was born on 11 Feb 1850 in Milford, MA.  She
died on 3 Aug 1922 in Lake Placid, Essex County, NY.

Child, DEWEY:

+    22    i      GODFREY DEWEY

MELVIL also married on 28 May 1924.

Mrs. EMILY McKAY BEAL  


15. EDGAR A. DEWEY (son of HIRAM and SYLVA (MARBLE) DEWEY) was born in
1843.  He died on 28 Jan 1914 and was buried in Grove Cemetery,
LaFargeville.  

He married 

MARTHA AUGSBURY who was born in 1843.  She died on 28 Feb 1929 and was
buried in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville.

Children, DEWEY:

+    23    i      WINNIE DEWEY

     24   ii      RAYMOND A. DEWEY 


16. COLLINS BENJAMIN GREENE (son of ALANSON JEREMIAH and REBECCA (DEWEY)
GREENE) was born on 17 Oct 1838 in Town of Alexandria. He died on 1 Jan
1894 in Town of Alexandria.

He married on 20 Jan 1860 in LaFargeville

MARY JANE LA GRAVES who was born on 30 Jan 1843 in LaFargeville.  She died
on 14 Apr 1918 in Town of Alexandria.

Children, GREENE:

+    25    i      CORA "CORRIE" REBECCA GREENE

+    26   ii      LELIA RACHEL GREENE

+    27  iii      CANDACE "CANNIE" SARAH GREENE



17. BRADLEY JEREMIAH GREENE (son of ALANSON JEREMIAH and REBECCA (DEWEY)
GREENE) was born on 17 May 1841 in Jefferson County.  He died in 1934.

He married on 24 Jan 1867 in Town of Orleans, Jefferson County

ADELAIDE LOUISE EVANS who was born on 9 Sep 1846.  She died in 1933.

Children, GREENE:

+    28    i      EMMETT ABNER GREENE

+    29   ii      EDNA ADELAIDE GREENE

+    30  iii      ELSIE EVANS GREENE



18. ALVARO D. HOLLOWAY (son of WILLIAM and POLLY (DEWEY) HOLLOWAY) was
born in 1835.  He died in 1913.

He married (1)
MARY ANN STICKNEY who was born in 1837 and died on 10 Sep 1884.

He married (2) (---)

Children, HOLLOWAY:

+    31    i      ROLAND F. HOLLOWAY



19. ADA L. HOLLOWAY (daughter of WILLIAM and POLLY (DEWEY) HOLLOWAY)was
born on 18 Jul 1852 in Omar, Jefferson County.  She died on 11 Mar 1922
and was buried in Omar Cemetery, Omar.

She married on 30 Jun 1870  

FRED W. BRETSCH who was born on 18 Mar 1848 in Omar.  He died on 7 Mar
1931 and was buried in Omar Cemetery.

Children, BRETSCH:

     32    i      WINDSOR BRETSCH 



20. ARMIDA MARISSA DEWEY (daughter of DAVID JESSE and JULIA A. (TANNER)
DEWEY) was born on 19 Nov 1852.  She died on 10 Oct 1889 and was buried
in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville.

She married on 11 Dec 1873 

WILLIAM GILSON FORD who was born in 1849.  He died on 7 Feb 1923 and was
buried in Grove Cemetery, LaFargeville  

Children, FORD:

+    33    i      ARMINDA JULIA FORD
 
     34   ii      LYNDON J. FORD 

+    35  iii      JESSIE M. FORD

     36   iv      NELLIE FORD d.y. 



21. HARTLEY FREDERIC DEWEY (son of BENJAMIN WHITMAN DEWEY) was born in
     1862.

He married in 1888,  

JENNIE E. GREAVES who was born in 1864.

Children, DEWEY:

+     37    i      HARTLEY GREAVES DEWEY


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