Paul Dewey was a farmer in Lenox, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, taking up arms during the revolution:
He appears as a private in Capt. Oliver Belding's co., Col. John Brown's regiment, from 21 Sep to 14 Oct 1777, serving to the north. He was a sergeant in Capt. Joseph Raymond's co., Col. Israel Chapin's regiment, from 18 Oct 18 to 21 Nov 1777, raised to reinforce the Continental Army at Claverack. He was a private in Capt. Isaac Marsh's co., Col. Sear's Berkshire Co. regiment, stationed at Fort Plain, under Brig-Gen Gates, from 21 July to 2 Nov 1781.
He was born on 6 Mar 1739 at Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts. He married Susan Reed in 1763. He married Hannah (Sabin) Crawford in 1788. He died on 8 Aug 1827 at Lenox, Berkshire County, Massachusetts at age 88.