Erastus Dewey

FatherAsaph Dewey (1758-1833)
MotherPenelope Sacket (1761-1837)
Marriage1813, Pittsfield, Berkshire CountyGMatilda Millard1,2
Erastus Dewey, son of Asaph Dewey and Penelope Sacket, was born in Richmond, Berkshire County, MassachusettsG, on 15 April 1789.1,2 He died aged 76 on 15 April 1865.1 He married at Pittsfield, Berkshire CountyG, on 11 March 1813, Matilda Millard, daughter of Samuel Millard.1,2

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1401. Erastus Dewey, b. Apr. 15, 1789, d. Apr. 15, 1865; m. Matilda Millard."
  2. Rollin H Cooke, Pittsfield Families (Pittsfield, Massachusetts: Berkshire Athenaeum), 3:51 "P.50, Dewey, Asaph, son David Dewey of Westfield & Rebecca Phelps, b. Feb 2 1758, Westfield, Mass., d. Jan 17 1833, Richmond, Mass., m. Mar 16 1783, Pittsfield (TR) to Penelope Sackett, dau. of Erastus Sackett & Elizabeth Leonard. She b. Jan 17 1761, Westfield, d. June 1 1837.
    He lived in Hancock and Richmond. He was a Revolutionary soldier.
    Children, b. Richmond: 1. Roxana, b. Oct 13 1783, m. James Foote; 2. Zelotes, b. 1785, m. Mehitable Roberts of Pittsfield or Dalton; 3. Asaph, b. Mar 7 1787, of Lenox, m. (pub Sept 4 1808), Sidney Howland of Pittsfield; 4. Erastus, b. Apr 15 1789, of Lenox, m. Mar 11 1813 (pub Mar 6 (TR)) to Matilda Millard of Pittsfield, dau. of Samuel Millard; 5. Lyman, b. 1791, m. Phebe Burt of Pitts; 6. Jerusha, b. 1793, m. Joseph Howland Jr.; 7. Elias, b. July 5 1794, of Richmond, m. Mar 26 1818 (pub Mar 11) to Nancy Wood of Pittsfield; 8. Solomon S., b. Oct 13 1799, of Richmond, m. Apr 28 1828 (pub Apr 8) to Polly Wood of Pittsfield.
    Elias & Solomon both m. 2d. Lyman Dewey & Mrs Phebe adm. chh. 1840, dism. ___."
Sackett line6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited26 Nov 2012

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