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
Lucy Velva Poling
Myrtle Elva Hewitt
Berl Hewitt
Hartsel David Hewitt
Clyde O Hewitt
Wilbert Hewitt
Bessie Hewitt
Coorman Hewitt
Freda Glendora Hewitt
Beryl Hewitt
Mamie L. Hewitt
Lucille Hewitt

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


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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