Thomas John Hewitt

28 November 1899–26 February 1995 (Age 95)
Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas John

When Thomas John Hewitt was born on 28 November 1899, in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, his father, John Arthur Hewitt, was 24 and his mother, Clara Mary Berthel, was 21. He married Lena E Brendel in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. He lived in Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1995. He died on 26 February 1995, in Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Grove Hill Cemetery, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States.

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · First U.S.  Navy Submarine Constructed
Age 1
The USS Holland was the first commissioned submarine. It was named after John Philip Holland. It had been laid down in November of 1896 and launched a year later. It was acquired and commissioned in 1900 and decommissioned five years later. The submarine was finally sold in 1913 and put on display until it was scrapped in 1932.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies
Age 27
During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (13)

  • Thomas Hurtt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas J Hewitt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas Hewitt in household of John Hewitt, "United States Census, 1910"

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