Moses Jewett

about 1792–7 February 1865 (Age 73)
Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Jewett was born about 1792, in Bath, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, his father, Jonathan Jewett, was 31 and his mother, Hannah Hale, was 23. He married Mary Ann Colburn on 2 December 1837, in Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 February 1865, in Kennebec, Maine, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Putnam Cemetery, Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States.

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Moses Jewett
Mary Ann Colburn
Marriage: 2 December 1837
Ann Jewett
Emma Jewett
Delia Jewett
Caroline Jewett
Hiram Jewett
Elizabeth Jewett

Spouse and Children

2 December 1837
Pittston, Kennebec, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)

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.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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 (3)

  • Moses Jewett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Moses Jewett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Moses Jewett, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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