Sophrona Jewett

about 1810–5 June 1857 (Age 47)
Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Sophrona

When Sophrona Jewett was born about 1810, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Thomas Jewett, was 53 and her mother, Melatiah Woodcock, was 42. She had at least 2 sons with Alfred Eaton. She died on 5 June 1857, at the age of 47, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Eaton
1804–1879
Sophrona Jewett
1810–1857
Fayette Eaton
1847–
Edward Eaton
1849–

Spouse and Children

    Alfred Eaton

    Male1804–1879Male

    Female1810–1857Female

children

(2)

    Fayette Eaton

    Male1847–Male

    Edward Eaton

    Male1849–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jewett

    Male1757–1841Male

    Female1768–1855Female

siblings

(8)

    Morris Jewett

    Male1790–1810Male

    Female1792–1850Female

    Male1794–1873Male

    Jerusha Jewett

    Female1796–Female

    Benjamin Jewett

    Male1798–1883Male

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Juwet, Jowet (feminine Juwette, Jowette). These originated as pet forms (with the Anglo-Norman French suffix -et(te)) of Juwe, Jowe, variants of Jull, a short form of Julian , which were borne by both men and women.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sophrona Baton in household of Aaron Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sophrona Eaton, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Sophrona Eaton, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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