When Samuel Jewett was born on 14 December 1794, in Weybridge, Addison, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Jewett, was 33 and his mother, Lucy Hungerford, was 21. He married Marie Xexerera De La Puente in February 1827, in Mexico City, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 November 1850, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 55.
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.
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