Sarah Orton

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ChartsAncestors of Wilford Ervie Billings
Sarah Orton, daughter of Thomas Orton and Margaret Pratt, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Windsor, Connecticut, 22 August 1652.1 She died 20 November 1711, per an old red sandstone slab, facing south in the old burying ground on Mechanic street.1

Sarah married Jedediah Dewey, son of Cornet Thomas Dewey and Frances (…), at Farmington, Connecticut, before 1672.2,1,3

Sarah joined Westfield Church on March 24, 1780.1


Jedediah Dewey b. 15 Dec 1647, d. May 1718
  • Sarah Dewey1 b. 28 Mar 1672
  • Margaret Dewey1 b. 10 Jan 1674
  • Jedediah 2d Dewey+1 b. 14 Jun 1676, d. 26 Jan 1728
  • Daniel Dewey4 b. 9 Mar 1680
  • Thomas Dewey+1 b. 29 Jun 1682, d. 15 Mar 1758
  • Joseph Dewey4 b. 10 May 1684
  • Hannah Dewey4 b. 14 Mar 1686
  • Mary Dewey4 b. 1 Mar 1689, d. 19 Jun 1740
  • James Dewey4 b. 3 Apr 1692
  • Abigail Dewey4 b. 17 Nov 1694
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [S507] Adelbert Milton Dewey, Louis Marinus Dewey, William T. Dewey, Orville C. Dewey and George Dewey, Life of George Dewey, Rear Admiral, U.S.N., and Dewey Family History, Illustrated (Westfield, Mass: Dewey Publishing, 1898), 845, further cited as Dewey, et al., Dewey Family.
  2. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 1:537-39 (Thomas Dewey), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 447, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  4. [S507] Dewey, et al., Dewey Family, 846.