Thomas Hewson

Male2 February 1847–1922

Brief Life History of Thomas

When Thomas Hewson was born on 2 February 1847, in Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, James Hewson Junior, was 48 and his mother, Phoebe Wry, was 35. He lived in Westmorland, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada for about 40 years. He died in 1922, at the age of 75, and was buried in Port Elgin, Westmorland, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Hewson Junior
Phoebe Wry
John Hewson
Ruth C Hewson
Thomas Hewson
Elizabeth Hewson

Sources (10)

  • Thomas Hewson, "New Brunswick Census, 1861"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Hewson - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Thomas Hewson
  • Thomas Hewson, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 20

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.


Age 22


1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 54

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): variant of Huson .

Scottish and Irish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Aodha (see McCoy ).

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

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