Thomas Jewett

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

The Life Summary 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 27. 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 for about 10 years. 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
Sylvia Haradon
Marriage: March 1822
Anna Maria Jewett
Almira J. Jewett
about 1837–
Elizabeth Jewett
after 1825–1835
Thomas Carlos Jewett
after 1825–1900
Sylvia Delia Jewett
after 1825–
Amos Jewett
Nelson Messer Jewett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    March 1822Painted Post, Erwin, Steuben, New York, United States
  • Children


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    +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 (northern): from the Middle English female personal name Jouet, Jouot, Juet. This was an Anglo-Norman French pronunciation of the Biblical name Judith and also a pet form (with the Anglo-Norman French suffix -et(te)) of both Judith and the much commoner female name Julian (from Latin Juliana, a derivative of Julius). See Jew and Julian .Americanized form of French Jouet or Jouët (see Jouett ) and possibly also of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname.History: This surname is listed along with the variant Jouett in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Thomas Jewett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas Jewitt, "New York State Census, 1865"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Jewett - Published information: birth: 1 May 1794; Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

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