Wilbert Hewitt

Brief Life History of Wilbert

When Wilbert Hewitt was born in 1905, in Barbour, West Virginia, United States, his father, Perry Wagner Hewitt, was 32 and his mother, Lucy Velva Poling, was 21. He died in 1906, in his hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Age, Solomon Islands.

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Family Time Line

Perry Wagner Hewitt
1873–1955
Lucy Velva Poling
1884–1943
Myrtle Elva Hewitt
1901–1994
Berl Hewitt
1915–1924
Hartsel David Hewitt
1903–1955
Clyde O Hewitt
1904–1974
Wilbert Hewitt
1905–1906
Bessie Hewitt
1908–1908
Coorman Hewitt
1908–1909
Freda Glendora Hewitt
1911–2000
Beryl Hewitt
1914–1914
Mamie L. Hewitt
1916–1977
Lucille Hewitt
1921–

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Wilber Hewitt - Individual or family possessions: birth: 1907; Barbour, West Virginia, United States
  • Wilbert Hewitt, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Wilber Hewitt - Company record: death: about 1908; Barbour, West Virginia, United States

World Events (2)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1906 · Licencing Butchers

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Name Meaning

English:

from the Middle English personal name Hewet, Huet, Hughet, Howet, pet forms of Hugh (Middle English Hewe, Hue; see Hugh and compare Hew ). The spelling Hughet stood for both Huet and the synonymous Huget; see Huggett . This surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

habitational name from Hewitts in Chelsfield or Hewitts in Willesborough (both Kent), both named from Old English hīewett ‘cutting’, denoting a place where trees had been cut down. Here there lived families called de la Hewatte (1270), de la hewett (1301), and atte Hewete (1338). The name may also be topographic for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood.

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

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