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Dr Julius Yemans Dewey

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Dr Julius Yemans Dewey

Julius married first, Mary Polly Perrin, 9 Jun 1825, in Berlin, VT. They had 4 children:

-Charles Dewey (1826-1905)
-Edward Perrin Dewey (1829-1900)
-George Dewey (1837-1917)
-Mary Perrin Dewey (1839-1918)

Julius married second, Susan Edson, 4 Aug 1845, in Randolph, VT. They had no children.

Julius married third, Susan Elizabeth Griggs, 9 Mar 1855, in Montpelier, VT. They had no children.
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Dr. Julius Yemans Dewey was an American doctor of medicine and businessman in the state of Vermont during the 19th century. He was born in Berlin, Vermont. He attended Washington County Grammar School and then the University of Vermont.

He was a founder of the Christ Episcopal church of Montpelier. He served as a trustee of Norwich University. He was a founder of and later president of the National Life Insurance Company and he personally delivered the remittance for the company's first claim, prompting a public thank-you from the surviving family.

He served as a surgeon for the First Regiment of the Vermont State Militia.

His son, Admiral George Dewey, was USN Admiral of the Navy and hero of the Spanish-American War. He was most well known for the battle with the Spanish fleet in Manila Bay during the Spanish American War, sinking all 8 Spanish ships, while sustaining very little damage to his own ships, no dead and only 8 wounded.


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  • Maintained by: KBStewart-Family
  • Originally Created by: KBStewart
  • Added: 15 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117090576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Julius Yemans Dewey (22 Aug 1801–29 May 1877), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117090576, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Washington County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by KBStewart-Family (contributor 48715148) .