Edith Jewett

Female3 July 1893–

Brief Life History of Edith

When Edith Jewett was born on 3 July 1893, in Camden, Camden, New Jersey, United States, her father, Henry Clay Jewett, was 33 and her mother, Lizzie May Overdorf, was 35. She had at least 1 daughter with Sartin. She lived in Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Haverford Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940.

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Sartin
Edith Jewett
1893–
Frances W Sartin
1914–

Sources (7)

  • Edith Sartin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Jewett, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"
  • Edith Sartin in household of Charles Kilby, "United States Census, 1940"

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Children (1)

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World Events (8)

1894

Age 1

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1927

Age 34

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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