Date of Service: 1857-1861
1818: Born to parents Robert & Amelia Lively in Elizabeth City, VA.
1857-1861: Amelia Lively Dewees is named Principal Keeper at Old Point Comfort Lighthouse, VA. Her salary is $550/year.
1861: Resigns as Principal Keeper on May 12th.
1865: Amelia Lively Dewees dies on August 10th in Elizabeth City, VA. at age 47. Her occupation is listed as a seamstress.
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org