|Father||Charles C Dewey (1784-1871)|
|Mother||Electa Sacket (1788-1861)|
In 1850 Gay was living in WestfieldG in the household of his parents Charles and Electa, and was recorded in the census as Gay Dewey, a farmer, aged 18 and born in Massachusetts.3
Notes & Citations
- Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "1369. Gay Dewey, b. Mar. 2, 1832, d. in Union Army."
- Adelbert M Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Dewey Publishing Company, Westfield, MA (1898), digital image, Ancestry.com, pp766–7, "6939. Gay [Dewey, s. Charles C Dewey & Electa Sackett], b. [Westfield,] March 2, 1832; was a soldier in Civil War; d. at Charles J. Dewey's house, unm.; had been a prisoner; was so far gone with starvation when exchanged that he never recognized any one and soon died."
- 1850 United States Federal Census
Roll 318, p 209b
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Dewey, Chas C, 60, farmer, real estate $3000, b. MA
Dewey, Electa, 62, b. MA
Dewey, Thomas, 23, farmer, b. MA
Dewey, Gay, 18, farmer, b. MA
Dewey, Mary, 21, b. MA.
|Sackett line||6th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet|
|Charts||Line 3a (American)|
|Last Edited||30 May 2022|