Harry Jewett

27 July 1891–2 February 1969 (Age 77)
Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Harry

When Harry Jewett was born on 27 July 1891, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, Francis Marion Jewett, was 46 and his mother, Adelia Jane or Delia Haun-Vandergriff, was 35. He married Florence Lucile Pawley on 27 September 1914, in Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Sharon Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Jackson Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died on 2 February 1969, in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77.

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Harry Jewett
Florence Lucile Pawley
Marriage: 27 September 1914
Lester Mayfield Jewett
Edna Mae Jewett
Betty Bernice Jewett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1914Huron, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 5
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 7
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 21
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Harry Jewett in entry for Betty Lucille Jewett, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Harry Jewitt, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Harry Jewett, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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