Not many details on Israel Dewey (8th great uncle) b. 16 Sep 1738, d. 1806 in Connecticut. Israel may have asked his brother David Dewey (8th great grandfather) to be his guardian in 1753. Israel’s Probate (on Ancestry.com Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999) contains 32 pages or images. There’s a cover page, inventory, assorted notes and this is image 13:
Israel may have been a deacon and may have been married to Bethiah, still searching.