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Re: Joel & Hannah (Weston) Dean
Posted by: Gene Taylor (ID *****3057) Date: March 27, 2005 at 10:22:33
In Reply to: Re: Joel & Hannah (Weston) Dean by Barbara Drane of 617

Am reviewing some of the Hatch and Deane paperwork. Have more info on this Deane line. Had set it aside to concentrate on writing a book about Chester E. Hatch, Sr. and his construction of the Lapeer County, Michigan Courthouse. He started it in 1839 and completed it in 1841. It is still standing and being restored as a museum. Court is at the newer building, but is held at the 1839 courthouse once per year so that it is the oldest active courthouse still in use in MI. Have been 6 years researching.
Chauncy Dean was in the 1870 Census at Lapeer.
1870 Census
Lapeer Twp., MI
Home of mother Mary Dean age 59 b. Scotland Keeping house
Harriet Dean age 28 b. Canada at home
Chauncy Dean age 21 b. Canada Farmer
Millie? Age 18 b. Canada

J.D. Ellis book page 149 Chauncy H. Dean married Delia Owen and lived at Petaluma, California. Dau of Harmon & Betsey Owen of Lapeer. Her brother Perry Owen enlisted 1st MI Cav Feb 1864 KIA 19 OCT 1864 Battle of Cedar creek. Her g. grandfather Charles Owen was in Revolutionary War. His son was Joel Owen who married Betsey Flint. Their son Harmon was born 13 JUL 1814 Ancram Twp., Columbia CO, NY. Harmon came to Mayfield Twp in 1852.

The 1880 Census at Lapeer Chancy F. Dean born Canada 1849, age 31 father born Canada, mother born Scotland. Has wife and two children. Also in house was his sister Hatty Dean age 40 born Canada.

Have copied and pasted the asessments from Hamilton CO, Ontario for Dean and Dean in the 1790 Taunton, MASS Census to Excell files. Have other information found at taunton and Hamilton, Port Hope and Cobourg.

If you send your e-mail address, off of this forum, to, will try to send some of these files to you as attachments. Hopefully they will be of help to you.

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