Dewees, Samuel B.

Born: 1807-07-10

Died: 1840-01-01 Macon County, Illinois

Flourished: 1830-05-26 Decatur, Illinois

Dewees served in a regiment of mounted milita during the Black Hawk War. He was also a member of the Decatur, Illinois, Board of Trustees in 1839.

John W. Smith, History of Macon County, Illinois, from its Organization to 1876 (Springfield, IL: Rokker's, 1876), 59-60, 221; Gravestone, Spangler Cemetery, Decatur, IL.