Moses Jewett

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

The Life Summary 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

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  • Marriage
    2 December 1837Pittston, 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 (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 (27)

    • Moses Jewett, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Moses Jewett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Moses Jewett, "United States Census, 1850"

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