Arlis Gene Hewitt Sr

31 May 1924–29 January 2010 (Age 85)
Smith, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Arlis Gene

When Arlis Gene Hewitt Sr was born on 31 May 1924, in Smith, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Leslie Hewitt, was 26 and his mother, Bessie Lee Davis, was 23. He married Ruby Glenda Kirby on 9 November 1962, in Smith, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Civil District 5, Smith, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 29 January 2010, in Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arlis Gene Hewitt Sr
Ruby Glenda Kirby
Marriage: 9 November 1962

Spouse and Children

9 November 1962
Smith, Tennessee, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Leslie Hewitt


    Bessie Lee Davis




World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 7

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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 (3)

  • Arlis G Hewitte in household of John L Hewitte, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arliss J Hewitt in household of J Leslie Hewitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arlis G Hewitt, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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