George Frederic Jewett

12 March 1841–9 October 1930 (Age 89)
Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of George Frederic

When George Frederic Jewett was born on 12 March 1841, in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, George Jewett, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Hale, was 24. He married Imogene Eliza Herrick on 17 May 1870, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years and Stoneham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 9 October 1930, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States.

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George Frederic Jewett
Imogene Eliza Herrick
Marriage: 17 May 1870
George Herrick Jewitt
William Averill Jewett
Irene Louise Jewett
Imogene Hale Jewett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1870Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Webster–Ashburton Treaty
    Age 1
    The Webster-Ashburton Treaty was signed on August 9, 1842 and resolved the border issues between the United States and British North American colonies which had caused the Aroostook War. The treaty contained several agreements and concessions. It called for an end on the overseas slave trade and proposed that both parties share the Great Lakes. It also reaffirmed the location of the westward frontier border (near the Rocky Mountains) as well as the border between Lake Superior and Lake of the Woods. The treaty was signed by Daniel Webster (United States Secretary of State) and Alexander Baring (British Diplomat, 1st Baron Ashburton).
    1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages
    Age 7
    """A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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 (40)

    • George F. in entry for Imogene Hale Jewett, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • George F Jewett in household of Ella M Jewett, "United States Census, 1930"
    • George F Jewett in entry for Albert R Hodgman and Imogene H Jewett, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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