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John Cook Dewey
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Birth: May 19, 1831, England
Death: Oct. 8, 1895
Deweyville
Box Elder County
Utah, USA

Name: John Cook Dewey
Parents: Thomas (Unknown) and Eliza Dewey
Death Date: 08 Oct 1895
Death Place: Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah
Arrival: Moses Daley's Company on 28 Sep 1853
Spouse: Mary Allen
Marriage Date: 23 Apr 1854
Spouse's Parents: Jude and Mary Allen Nicholas Allen
Spouse's Birth Date: 18 Apr 1838
Spouse's Birth Place: Parma, Caugha, Ohio
Spouse's Death Date: 23 Aug 1911
Christened: 12 Jan 1831 , Stroxton, Lincolnshire, England Married 2nd: Harriet May Date: 11 Feb 1857 , Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Parents: George and Hannah Hobson May Born: Jul 1834 Died: 18 Sept 1887 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah John joined the Church when he was 17 and was disowned by his parents. He left England in September 1850 for America . He spent the winter in New Orleans and then went to St. Louis . He stayed until May 1853 , when he was hired to drive a team across the plains. Upon his arrival in the Valley, he settled in Bountiful . He helped guard the city when Johnston 's army came. He married twice in polygamy. He was musical and led the choir for nine years in Bountiful . In 1864 he moved his family to Empy Springs , later called Deweyville, Utah . He was a bishop, farmer, postmaster, school master, Justice of the Peace, and friend. He was a good father and husband. He was faithful in all his callings and was loved and respected by all. He died of stomach cancer and jaundice. Children of 1st wife: Mary Eliza , b. 9 Mar 1855 , Bountiful, Davis, Utah . Md. 10 Oct 1872 , William Walter Howard . D. 24 Nov 1928 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . Martha Matilda , b. 7 Feb 1857 , Bountiful, Davis, Utah . Md. 27 Dec 1875 , Marion Alexander Lish . D. 20 Jan 1941 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . John Cyrus , b. 12 Apr 1859 , Bountiful, Davis, Utah . Md. 24 Jan 1878 , Sarah Annie Child . D. 21 Mar 1948 . Eunice Ellen , b. 10 May 1861 , Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 23 Dec 1880 , Orville Rensseler Child . D. 7 Feb 1944 . Emily Jane , b. 11 May 1863 , Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 23 Dec 1880 , James Samuel Lindsey . D. 18 Jun 1890 . Jude Lehi , b. 21 Oct 1865 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . D. 4 Oct 1866 . Horace Andrew , b. 1 Oct 1867 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . D. 26 Aug 1889 . Joseph Ira , b. 13 Jan 1870 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 4 Jul 1889 , Emma Tricha Lindsey . D. 2 Mar 1943 . Sarah Maretta , b. 20 Nov 1873 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . D. 10 Apr 1874 . Lettie Ann , b 28 Jul 1875 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 12 Apr 1898 , Chester Frederick Campbell . D 25 Sep 1955 . Charles Jesse , b. 23 May 1879 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 1st, 8 Oct 1903 , Mary Ceneth Chidester . Md. 2nd 22 Feb 1909 , Constant Ann Eggleston . D 30 Mar 1953 . Lois Edna , b. 31 Oct 1881 , Deweybille, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 7 Jun 1911 , Lester Hyrum Peirson . D. 9 Oct 1946 . Edward Rilley Spikings , (Adopted) b. 4 Mar 1883 , Oxford, Idaho . Md. 24 Feb 1902 , Maude Elizabeth Priest . D. 14 Dec 1918 . Children of 2nd wife: George Carlos , b. 23 Dec 1857 , Bountiful, Davis, Utah . Md. 22 Mar 1876 , Susan Emma Chidester . D. 2 Sep 1930 . William Alfred , b. 28 Jun 1861 , Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 20 Jan 1882 , Eunice Jane Shurtliff . D. 12 Dec 1943 . Hannah Elizabeth , b. 1 Sep 1863 , Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 20 Nov 1880 , Almond Francis Loveland . D. 20 Jun 1938 . James Ernest , b. 12 Jun 1866 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 23 Jan 1889 , Matilda Bailey . D. 23 Jun 1945 . Harriet Adelaide , b. 27 Dec 1868 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . Md. 23 Jan 1889 , Robert Nathanial Gardner . D. 3 Apr 1954 . Thomas Ezra , b. 24 Feb 1871 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . D. 19 Jan 1877 . Alma (Twin), b. 28 Jan 1874 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . D. 28 Feb 1874 . Amelia (Twin), b. 28 Jan 1874 , Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah . D. 20 Apr 1874 . written by Bessie Barnes 
 
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 Spouses:
  Mary Allen Dewey (1838 - 1911)
  Harriet May Dewey (1835 - 1882)*
 
 Children:
  Martha M Dewey Lish (1857 - 1941)*
  John Cyrus Dewey (1859 - 1948)*
  Eunice Ellen Dewey Child (1861 - 1944)*
  William Alfred Dewey (1861 - 1943)*
  Hanna Elizabeth Dewey Loveland (1863 - 1938)*
  Emily J. Dewey Lindsay (1863 - 1890)*
  Jude L Dewey (1865 - 1866)*
  Horace Andrew Dewey (1867 - 1889)*
  Harriet Adalaide Dewey Gardner (1868 - 1954)*
  Ezra Thomas Dewey (1871 - 1877)*
  Sarah Merella Dewey (1873 - 1874)*
  Amelia Dewey (1874 - 1874)*
  Alma Dewey (1874 - 1874)*
  Lettie Ann Dewey Campbell (1875 - 1955)*
  Lois Edna Dewey Pierson (1881 - 1946)*
  Edward Riley Dewey (1883 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Deweyville Cemetery
Deweyville
Box Elder County
Utah, USA
 
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Jun 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53385027
John Cook Dewey
Added by: Marc & Jackie LePage
 
John Cook Dewey
Added by: Marc & Jackie LePage
 
John Cook Dewey
Added by: Marc & Jackie LePage
 
 
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relationship to me husband of aunt of wife of uncle of wife of 3rd great grand nephew of wife of brother-in-law of 1st great grand aunt of wife of 1st cousin 5x removed
- Michael J. Lanni
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014
 
 
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