Betsey Jewett

about 1792–after 1850 (Age 58)
Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Betsey

When Betsey Jewett was born about 1792, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Thomas Jewett, was 35 and her mother, Melatiah Woodcock, was 24. She had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Abel Palmer. She lived in Campbell, Steuben, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died after 1850, in Campbell, Campbell, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Abel Palmer
Betsey Jewett
Wilson N. Palmer
Desdemonda Palmer
Artemesia Palmer
Catherine Palmer
George B. Palmer

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+1 More Child

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+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
Age 2
The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Age 5
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
Age 16
Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

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Sources (4)

  • Betsy Palmer in household of Abel Palmer, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Bitsey Palmer in household of Abel Palmer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Betsey Jewett - Published information: birth: about 1792; Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

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