Laura Jewett

1863–about 1881 (Age 18)
New York, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Jewett was born in 1863, in New York, United States, her father, Horace B Jewett, was 30 and her mother, Delphine Merritt, was 19. She lived in Westville, Franklin, New York, United States in 1875. She died about 1881, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Horace B Jewett
1833–
Delphine Merritt
1844–1930
Charles Burton Jewett
1861–1940
Laura Jewett
1863–1881
David Jewett
1865–1941
Fred Jewett
1866–
Fredrich Jewett
1871–
George Henry Jewett
1877–1955
Bessie Ann Jewett
1882–1940

Parents and Siblings

    Horace B Jewett

    Male1833–Male

    Delphine Merritt

    Female1844–1930Female

siblings

(7)

    Male1861–1940Male

    Female1863–1881Female

    David Jewett

    Male1865–1941Male

    Fred Jewett

    Male1866–Male

    Fredrich Jewett

    Male1871–Male

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World Events (7)

1863

Age 0

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 0

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 7

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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 (2)

  • Laura Jewitt in household of Horrace Jewitt, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Laura Jewett in household of Horace Jewett, "United States Census, 1870"

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