Charles D. Jewett

4 February 1850–3 May 1871 (Age 21)
Rochester, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Charles D.

When Charles D. Jewett was born on 4 February 1850, in Rochester, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Stillman E. Jewett, was 38 and his mother, Persis Rice, was 37. He died on 3 May 1871, at the age of 21.

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Stillman E. Jewett
Persis Rice
Eunice A. Jewette
Elverton Stillman Jewett
Charles D. Jewett
Frank O. Jewett

Parents and Siblings



    Eunice A. Jewette


    Elverton Stillman Jewett



    Frank O. Jewett


World Events (3)


Age 13

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

Age 13

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.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 14

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles D. Jewett - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Charles D. Jewett

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