Thomas Jewett

1 May 1794–22 May 1873 (Age 79)
Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Jewett was born on 1 May 1794, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Thomas Jewett, was 37 and his mother, Melatiah Woodcock, was 26. He married Sylvia Haradon in March 1822, in Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States in 1860. He died on 22 May 1873, in Hornby, Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jewett
1794–1873
Sylvia Haradon
1799–1877
Marriage: March 1822
Anna Maria Jewett
1823–1903
Almira J. Jewett
1837–
Sylvia Delia Jewett
1825–
Thomas Carlos Jewett
1825–
Elizabeth Jewett
1825–1835
Amos Jewett
1834–1907
Nelson Messer Jewett
1838–1916

Spouse and Children

    Male1794–1873Male

    Sylvia Haradon

    Female1799–1877Female

MARRIAGE
March 1822
Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States
children

(7)

    Anna Maria Jewett

    Female1823–1903Female

    Sylvia Delia Jewett

    Female1825–Female

    Thomas Carlos Jewett

    Male1825–Male

    Elizabeth Jewett

    Female1825–1835Female

    Amos Jewett

    Male1834–1907Male

+2 More Children

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

    Male1799–1883Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 3

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Thomas Jewett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Jewitt, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Thomas Jewett, "New York State Census, 1855"

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