OLIVER DEWEY, son of Silas, b. July 9, 1809, in Massachusetts; d. Sept. 21, 1890, age 81, at Portageville, N. Y., where he was a broom maker; served a year and a half in 136th regt., N. Y. Vols., in Civil War; was a fine-looking man, straight as an arrow, with blue eyes and brown, curly hair; m. (???), 1831, at Liester, Livingston Co., N. Y., KATHARINE ALLEN, dau. of Richard and Ann (Ingles) b. (???), 1814, at Liester; d. Feb. --, 1861, at Pike, N. Y.
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Dewey genealogy and family history. Compiled by Louis Marinus Dewey, Westfield, Massachusetts, 1898.