Bethia Dewey

19 November 1789–5 December 1849 (Age 60)
Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Bethia

When Bethia Dewey was born on 19 November 1789, in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Medad Dewey, was 28 and her mother, Tryphena Roberts, was 20. She married Job Fisk about 1810, in Leyden, Lewis, New York, United States. She died on 5 December 1849, in Hillsdale, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60.

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Job Fisk
Bethia Dewey
Marriage: about 1810

Spouse and Children

about 1810
Leyden, Lewis, New York, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 2

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Dewi, Welsh form of David .2 Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of uncertain form and origin. Traditionally it is recorded as Douai, from a place in northern France, but it could also be from Old Norman French du we(z) ‘of the ford’, from a variant of standard French gué ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Bethiah Barnes, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Bethiah Dewey Barnes, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bethiah Barnes in entry for Charles Barnes, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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