Charles Dewey

11 January 1799–12 September 1800 (Age 1)
Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Dewey was born on 11 January 1799, in Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Loan Dewey, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Billings, was 32. He died on 12 September 1800, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 1.

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Family Time Line

Loan Dewey
1765–1831
Susannah Billings
1767–1855
Fanny Dewey
1785–
Betsey Dewey
1786–1786
Laura Dewey
1789–
Susanna Dewey
1791–1810
Sabrina Dewey
1794–1794
Loan Dewey
1796–
Charles Dewey
1799–1800
Samuel Billings Dewey
1801–1882
John Billings Dewey
1809–

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World Events (1)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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