(January 3, 1720 - 1790)
BaptismFirst Congregational Church, known as The Road, 1st church in Stonington, organized in 1674, it still stands in the same location with a newer building after a fire in 1829. The plain Puritan design, beams and box style pews were built in to the new church building. The church doors open to the front of the church so walking in to the nave the congregation is facing the doors.
CivilDavid's brother, Israel age 15, petitioned for David to be his guardian at their dad's death.
1. Ancestry.com. Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Provo, UT, USA; 2006, Stonington Vital Records 1658-1854 page 131.
2. Ancestry.com, Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013, Volume 111 Stonington page 139 image 43 of 473.
3. Wheeler, Richard. History of the First Congregational Church, Stonington, Conn., 1674-1874, Salem, Mass.: Higginson Book Co., 1997, Page 241 Statistics of the church Dabid and Jabez Dewey baptized .
4. FamilySearch.org. Connecticut marriages 1640-1939, FamilySearch.org, 1 May 2018., FHL 0077300055 image 177 of 1161 not indexed. Item 4: Certificates of marriage, birth and death, 1811-1844.
5. Wheeler, Richard. History of the First Congregational Church, Stonington, Conn., 1674-1874, Salem, Mass.: Higginson Book Co., 1997, Page 252 Statistics of the church David Dewey and Deborah Tracy.