George Dewey

Ancestry of Admiral
George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy


    George Dewey

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 26 Dec 1837 
    • Birth Location:
    • Montpelier, Washington, Vermont 
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    • Death Date:
    • 16 Jan 1917 
    • Death Location:
    • Washington, D.C. 
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    • Admiral of the Navy

      Admiral Dewey was the captor of Manila during the Spanish-American War.

      Admiral Dewey is the only person to ever attain the rank of Admiral of the Navy, the highest possible rank in the United States Navy.

  • Marriages for George Dewey


    • Spouse:
    • Susan Boardman Goodwin
    • Marriage Date:
    • 24 Oct 1867

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  • Sources for George Dewey

    • 1 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), 1982, Vol. 136, p. 314.
    • 2 Dewey, Adelbert M., et. al., Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Westfield, Massachusetts: Dewey Publishing Company (1898), 576, 683, Ancestry.com (Online Database).
    • 3 Goodwin, John Samuel, comp., The Goodwins of Kittery, York County, Maine, Chicago: Orrin Sheller Goodwin, Printer and Publisher (1898), 40-41, Hathi Trust Digital Library.