Samuel Dewees

1760–6 August 1846 (Age 86)
Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Dewees was born in 1760, in Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, Samuel Dewees, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Bell, was 22. He married Elizabeth Etzell in 1787, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 August 1846, in Carroll, Maryland, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Manchester, Carroll, Maryland, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Dewees
1760–1846
Elizabeth Etzell
1767–1806
Marriage: 1787
Henry Dewees
1788–
Elizabeth Deweese
1800–
Sarah Dewees
1790–
Peter DeWeese
1791–1868
Infant Dewees
1794–1794
William Dewees
1796–1814

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1787
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Henry Dewees

    Male1788–Male

    Sarah Dewees

    Female1790–Female

    Male1791–1868Male

    Infant Dewees

    Male1794–1794Male

    William Dewees

    Male1796–1814Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1719–1777Male

    Elizabeth Bell

    Female1738–1777Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 16

Maryland is the 7th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 23

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of De Weese .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Samuel Dewees in entry for Sara Dewees, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Samuel Dewees in entry for Sara Dewees, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Samuel Deweese, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.