JERUSHA DEWEY
1815 - 1893

From Dewey Genealogy and Family History, Louis Marinus Dewey, comp., Westfield, Mass.: Dewey Publishing Company, 1898. 1117 pp. On page 800, # 6910 is the following: "JERUSHA DEWEY, dau. of David, 5th [and Margaret Tracy], b. April 19, 1815, at Cayuga [Cayuga], N. Y.; height 5 ft. 5 in., weight 130 lbs., blue eyes, black hair, light complexion; d. about 1893; m. May 19, 1836, at Sullivan [Madison], N. Y., MELANCTHON MARSH, son of Daniel and Anna (Jager), b. Feb. 14, 1811, at Bennington [Bennington], Vt., d. Aug. 10, 1857; farmer, sec. 31, Oronocko J. S., Berrien Co., Mich.; height 5 ft. 10 in.; weight 201 lbs., black eyes and hair; educated at Onondaga Academy, N. Y.

Their children NINTH GENERATION [from Thomas Dewey, "The Settler"] 1. Sanford, b. Sept 26, 1838; residence, Stevensville, Bergen Co., Mich. [in 1898] 2. Wanzer, b. Dec. 5, 1841; d. March 19, 1842. 3. Edward, b. March 4, 1844. 4. Dewey, b. Sept. 9, 1846. 5. Junius, b. Jan. 26, 1848; d. June 14, 1848."

Contributed by: Deborah (Debby) Dewey, Williamsburg, Virginia

 


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