Franklin Joseph West Hewlett

Male15 February 1862–16 June 1938

Brief Life History of Franklin Joseph West

When Franklin Joseph West Hewlett was born on 15 February 1862, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Hewlett, was 31 and his mother, Mary West, was 32. He married Emily Brooks Jones on 30 November 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Seattle, King, Washington, United States in 1907 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 16 June 1938, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Joseph West Hewlett
Emily Brooks Jones
Marriage: 30 November 1882
Mabel Elizabeth Hewlett

Sources (29)

  • Franklin Joseph Hewlett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Franklin J Hewlett, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Franklin Joseph West Hewlett, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 5

    Diamonds discovered in Orange Free State and Kimberley.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 20

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Somerset): variant of Howlett . This surname is also established in Ireland (mainly Tipperary).

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

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