Thomas John Hewitt

Male28 November 1899–26 February 1995

Brief Life History 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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Thomas John Hewitt
Lena E Brendel

Sources (14)

  • Thomas Hurtt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas John, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Thomas John Hewitt, "Connecticut, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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    Rockville, Vernon, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    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


    from the Middle English personal name Hewet, Huet, Hughet, Howet, pet forms of Hugh (Middle English Hewe, Hue; see Hugh and compare Hew ). The spelling Hughet stood for both Huet and the synonymous Huget; see Huggett . This surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

    habitational name from Hewitts in Chelsfield or Hewitts in Willesborough (both Kent), both named from Old English hīewett ‘cutting’, denoting a place where trees had been cut down. Here there lived families called de la Hewatte (1270), de la hewett (1301), and atte Hewete (1338). The name may also be topographic for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood.

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

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