Sophia J. Hewitt

1824–20 October 1922 (Age 98)
Pleasant Township, Brown, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sophia J.

When Sophia J. Hewitt was born in 1824, in Pleasant Township, Brown, Ohio, United States, her father, Richard Hewitt Jr., was 30 and her mother, Eda Welch, was 24. She married Enoch B. Hackshaw on 26 September 1844, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Chouteau, Montana, United States in 1880 and Belt, Cascade, Montana, United States in 1920. She died on 20 October 1922, in Cascade, Cascade, Montana, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Lower Belt Cemetery, Belt, Cascade, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enoch B. Hackshaw
1821–1880
Sophia J. Hewitt
1824–1922
Marriage: 26 September 1844
Agnes Verbena Hackshaw
1847–1932
Cornelius N. Hackshaw
1856–1889
John A Hackshaw
1860–
Angus P. Hackshaw
1864–1925
Baby Boy Hackshaw
William Bucknor Hackshaw
1849–1927
Triphena Anna Hackshaw
1853–1936
Fredonia Maud Hackshaw
1858–1906

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1844Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1840
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries 1840: Travis, Republic of Texas 1845: Travis, Texas, United States
    1863
    Age 39
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English:from the Middle English personal name Hewet, Huet, Hughet, Howet, pet forms of Hugh (Middle English Hewe, Hue; see Hugh and compare Hew ). The spelling Hughet stood for both Huet and the synonymous Huget; see Huggett . This surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.habitational name from Hewitts in Chelsfield or Hewitts in Willesborough (both Kent), both named from Old English hīewett ‘cutting’, denoting a place where trees had been cut down. Here there lived families called de la Hewatte (1270), de la hewett (1301), and atte Hewete (1338). The name may also be topographic for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Howatt
    Huitt
    Hewatt
    Hughett
    Hewitson
    Howett
    Huett
    Hewett
    Howat
    Howitt
    Hugh
    Huet

    Sources (25)

    • Sophia Jane Hewett in entry for John Hackshaw, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Sophia Hacksaw in household of Enoe Hacksaw, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sophia in entry for Granville Turner and Maud Gray, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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