Della Hewitt

1886–Female
Fountain, Indiana, United States

The Life of Della

When Della Hewitt was born in 1886, in Fountain, Indiana, United States, her father, Eli Franklin Hewitt, was 23 and her mother, Lynna O Hickman, was 20.

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Family Time Line

Eli Franklin Hewitt
1863–1946
Lynna O Hickman
1866–1913
Martin Roscoe Hewitt
1886–1959
Della Hewitt
1886–
Dr Charles Freeman Hewitt
1888–1955
Mark Lee Hewitt
1891–1964
Hewitt
1895–
Gertrude Bell Hewitt
1896–1968
Oren Francis Hewitt
1898–1958
John Hewitt
1902–1940
Nellie Waneta Hewitt
1906–1999

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 0

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 20

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Adella Hickman in entry for Clyde E Sheppard, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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