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298. Richard HEWITT (Benjamin , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 27 May 1766 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. He died 30 Oct 1855 in Owego, Tioga Co., New York and was buried in Catatoak Cemetery, Owego, Tioga Co., New York.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 140.
    Born in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn., 23 May 1766 (VR), son of Benjamin Hewitt and Dorothy Roe. He died in Owego, Tioga Co., NY, 30 Oct 1855, age 89 years (Rev. War Pension). Richard, a Revolutionary War soldier, was reported by the Owego Gazette, issue 12 Sept 1929, to have been buried in the Catatoak Cemetery in Owego, in a grave marked only with a fieldstone. Richard married ABIGAIL ___. Abigail was born about 1768, and died in Candor, NY, 26 June 1831, age 63 years (tombstone). She was buried in the Woodbridge Cemetery in Candor, VT.
    During the Revolutionary War, Richard enlisted from Canaan, Conn. in April 1782, for a term of one year. He served as a private in Capt. James Stoddard's company, Col. Canfiled's regiment of the Connecticut Line, and was stationed the entire time at Horse Neck, Conn. Richard was discharged in April 1783, and returned to Canaan. His discharge papers were destroyed when a fire burned his home in Feb 1793.
    A farmer, Richard resided in Canaan, Conn. and Pittstown, NY before he and Abigail settled in Tioga Co., NY, at the village of Candor in 1819. He purchased land, made a clearing and built a log house in the area known as Anderson Hill. On 27 June 1836, Richard applied for a government pension for his military service (Rev. War Pension #S23258). It was granted at the rate of $40 per year. He also received a Bounty Land Warrant, #26032-160-55.
    In 1850, at the age of 84 years, Richard was living with his son, William in Tioga, Tioga Co., NY. No probate records were found for Richard. He and Abigail had 3 sons and 3 daughters born before 1810. The names of the daughters are unknown.
    References:
Vital Records of Canaan, Conn.
Records of Woodbridge Cemetery, Candor, NY.
National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension File #S23258.
Owego Gazette, issue 12 Sept 1929.
Leroy W. Kingman, A MEMORIAL HISTORY OF TIOGA CO., NY, Elmira, NY, 1907, p. 730.
Bible Records of Thomas and Dorcas Hewitt.
Information from the Tioga County Historical Society, Owego, NY.
New York State Census 1855.
US Census 1900-1860.

Richard married Abigail about 1788 in Tioga Co., New York. Abigail was born about 1768. She died 26 Jun 1831 in Candor, Tioga Co., New York and was buried in Woodbridge Cemetery, Candor, Tioga Co., New York.

They had the following children:

+ 920 M i William HEWITT was born about 1789.
  921 M ii
Thomas HEWITT was born 31 Jan 1791 in Pittstown, Tioga Co., New York.
  922 M iii
Richard HEWITT was born about 1799 in Pittstown, Tioga Co., New York.

309. Benjamin HEWITT (Gershom , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 7 May 1778 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. He died 7 Jul 1853 in North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut and was buried in No. Canaan Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 141, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
       Born in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn., 7 May 1778 (VR), son of Gershom Hewitt and Elizabeth Stevens. He died in North Canaan, Conn., 7 Jul 1853, age 75 years (tombstone). Benjamin married MARY (POLLY) BARNES who was born about 1785, and died in North Canaan, 23 Feb 1826, age 41 years (tombstone). Both she and Benjamin were buried in the North Canaan Cemetery.
    Benjamin and Polly resided in Canaan and North Canaan, Conn. Very little is known of this couple. They had 5 known children, only 2 children were listed in the vital records of that area as having being born to them. No probate records were found for Benjamin.
    References:
Vital Records of Canaan, Conn.
Conn. Cemetery Records, LDS film #3139.
Records of Greenwood Cemetery, Birmingham, Michigan.
Michigan Pioneer and Historical Collection, Vol. 14, pp. 148 & 154-5, Vol. 17, p. 146; and Vol. 18, p. 665.
Olmstead's Hewitt File, NEH&G Library
US Census 1810-1860.


    

Benjamin married Mary BARNES. Mary was born about 1785. She died 23 Feb 1826 in North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut and was buried in No. Canaan Cemetery, North Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  923 F i
Charlotte HEWITT was born 4 Oct 1804 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. She died 19 Jul 1875.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 141, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Died unmarried.
  924 M ii
Lyman HEWITT was born about 1806 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
  925 F iii
Mary HEWITT was born about 1810 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 141, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Mary Hewitt married Mr. Brockett of New Haven, Conn.
+ 926 M iv Oliver W. HEWITT was born 4 Sep 1812 and died 9 Oct 1888.
  927 F v
Jane HEWITT was born about 1814 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 141, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Jane Hewitt married Jere Bailey of Rockville, Conn.
       
Jane married Jere BAILEY.

311. Sally A. HEWITT (Gershom , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 22 Jan 1784 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. She died 6 Dec 1858 in No. Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut and was buried in Lower Mountain View Cemetery, Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

Sally married Anthony HORSFORD on 16 Nov 1803 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  928 F i
Hannah J. HORSFORD.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN.. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, Ut. Page 51.
    Hannah J. Horsford, who m. Reuben G. Stewart, was heir to the estates of her uncle and aunts, Gershom, Betsey and Anna Hewitt.
        Hannah married Reuben G. STEWART

313. Walter HEWITT (Gershom , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 17 Jun 1795 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 142, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Born in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn., 17 June 1795 (VR), son of Gershom Hewitt and Hannah Stannard. He died in May Twp., Christian Co., Ill, 6 Feb 1873 (Cortright). He was last recorded residing in Mercer Co., Pennsylvania in 1860. Walter married LAURA HEWITT. Laura was born in Tolland, Tolland Co., Conn, 5 Aug 1801 (VR), daughter of Daniel Hewitt and Sarah Tyler. She died 1 April 1778, Christian Co., Ill. (Death Cert.).
    Walter was a carpenter. He and Laura resided in Granby, New Haven, Oswego Co., NY by 1830. They were still there 23 March 1835, when Walter appeared before the Probate Court for the District of Sharon, Litchfield Co., Conn. to post bond and accept the appointment as administrator of his father's estate (Litchfield Co. Probate Records, Book N17, p. 466). Within the next few years Walter and Laura moved to French Creek, Venango Co., Pa where they were located in 1840. They moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co., Pa. Before 1850 and by 1851, Walter had purchased property in Jefferson Township, Mercer Co., Pa. They were still residing there in 1860.
    Laura and her sisters applied for a government pension on their father's Revolutionary War service, as survivors, after their mother died, but the request was rejected in 1853 (Rev. War Pension #R4930).
    No probate or cemetery records have been found for this couple.
    References:
Vital Records of Canaan and Tolland, Conn.
Litchfield Co., Conn. Probate Records, Book R17, p. 466, LDS film #5687. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension File #R4930.
Mercer Co., Pennsylvania Land Records, Book Z., p. 540.
US Census 1820-1860 & 1880.

Walter married Laura HEWITT, daughter of Daniel HEWITT and Sarah TYLER. Laura was born 5 Aug 1801 in Tolland, Tolland Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  929 F i
Caroline HEWITT was born about 1827 in New York. She died about 1899 in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co., Ohio.
       
Caroline married John REILEY.
  930 F ii
Fanny HEWITT was born 25 Feb 1828 in New York. She died 21 Feb 1873 in Christian Co., Illinois.
       
Fanny married Henry L. COOK on 18 Mar 1846. Henry was born 18 Mar 1822. He died Feb 1873 in Christian Co., Illinois.
+ 931 M iii Leander W. HEWITT was born about 1834.
  932 F iv
Viola Margaret HEWITT was born 4 Dec 1847 in Venango Co., Pennsylvania. She died 28 Mar 1907 in Martins Ferry, Belmont Co., Ohio and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Belmont Co., Ohio.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT.  Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Information from Diane Bower, great granddaughter who contacted Courtright.
  933 F v
Laura Jane HEWITT was born 4 Dec 1842 in French Creek, Venango Co., Pennsylvania. She died 12 Aug 1908 in Oxford, Harlan Co., Nebraska.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 142, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Laura Jane Hewitt died age 66 years, 8 months & 8 days (her obit)
    Sylvester was a Civil War Vet, Co. D, 159th Penn. Regt. At close of war, they moved to Martins Ferry, Ohio for a few years, then Taylorville, Ill. in 1868 & to Frien, Harlan Co., Neb. in 1878, to Stambord, Furnas co., Neb. in 1880. They had 11 children, 2 died as infants, another at age 14 (History of Stamfore, Furnas Co., Neb., p. 189-190, on Kintsel family, no other details from Cortright.
    Information from: Delores F. Courtright, 1215 N. 15th St., Beatrice, NE 68310-2141; Death record of Laura Hewitt Hewitt, wife of Walter, Bible Rec. of Fanny Elizabeth Cook, their daughter; and obit for Laura Jane Kinstel, their daughter and her husband.
       
Laura married Sylvester H. KINSTEL on 7 Nov 1859 in Mercer Co., Pennsylvania.

314. Isaac HEWITT (Dethick , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 3 Jan 1774 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died Aug 1808 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 3 Jan 1774 (Mayflower Data), son of Dethick Hewitt and Elizabeth Searle. He died in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania in August 1808 (Egle). Isaac married MARY PHILLIPS. Mary was born in Pownal, Bennington Co., Vermont, 4 May 1778 (Blair), daughter of John Phillips and Mary Chamberlain. She died in Pittston, Pa., 25 Feb 1838 (Hartford Times). Mary married 2nd, Ephraim Purdy, before 8 July 1812, when she signed a deed of sale for land as Mary Purdy, Late Hewitt. She was listed as a widow in Pittston, Pa., in the 1810 census.
    Isaac was 4 years old when his father was killed in the Battle of Wyoming during the Revolutionary War. He grew up in Pittston Township, Northampton Co. (now Luzerne Co.), Pennsylvania and remained in that area after his marriage to Mary. They lived in a log house on land granted to his father. Little is known of Isaac. He died at the early age of 34 years.
    Isaac's estate was probated 12 August 1808 (Egle). The widow Mary and her father, John Phillips, were appointed administrators of the estate. Inventory was taken 6 Sept 1808, and 9 Jan 1811, which showed debts exceeding the value of personal property. On 8 Jan 1811, Mary petitioned the court to allow her to sell real estate as she had 6 small children, 3 under 7 years old, and she was destitute. Mary remarried shortly after that date.
    References:
Egle, NOTES AND QUERIES RELATING TO PENNSYLVANIA, 4th Series, Vol. 1, p. 140. General Society of Mayflower Descendants, ancestry of Isaac Hewitt.
Blair, THE MICHAEL SHOEMAKER BOOK, pp. 527, 587 & 588.
Hartford Times, issue 6 Feb 1960, #C4085, on Phillips family.
Alfred Mathews, HISTORY OF CASE CO., MICHIGAN, Chicago, 1882, p. 269.
US Census 1810.

Isaac married Mary PHILIPS, daughter of John PHILIPS and Mary CHAMBERLAIN, about 1794. Mary was born 4 May 1778 in Pownal, Bennington Co., Vermont. She died 25 Feb 1838 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

They had the following children:

  934 M i
Dethic HEWITT was born 26 Dec 1795 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
       
Dethic married (1) Abigail AINSLEY.
       
Dethic also married (2) Louise AINSLEY.
  935 M ii
John Phillips HEWITT was born about 1797 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
    Nothing further known.
  936 F iii
Betsey HEWITT was born about 1799 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. She died 1872 in Purdytown, Wayne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
    Betsey Hewitt married Uriah Williams in 1818 (Mayflower Data). They resided in Greenfield Township, Luzerne Co., Pa.
       
Betsey married Uriah WILLIAMS on 1818.
  937 F iv
Lavina HEWITT was born about 1802 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania. She died 1855 in Greenfield, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
  Lavina Hewitt married John Russell (Mayflower Data), and resided in Greenfield Township, Luzerne Co., Pa.
       
Lavina married John RUSSELL.
  938 M v
Daniel HEWITT was born about 1804 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
    Nothing further known.
  939 M vi
Isaac HEWITT was born about 1806 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
    Nothing further known.
  940 F vii
Mary Ann HEWITT was born 18 Nov 1808 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 143.
    Married Phineaus Hour, an associate judge of Wayne Co., Pa. (Mayflower Data).
       
Mary married Phineaus HOUR.

315. Daniel HEWITT (Dethick , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 22 Mar 1776 in Kingston, Pennsylvania. He died before 11 Mar 1801 in Pittston, Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN.. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, Ut. Page 52.
    Daniel, b. 22 Mar 1776, Kingstown, Pa. (Mayflower Data); m. _____; d. in Pittston, Pa. before 11 March 1801, when John Phillips was appointed to administrate his estate (Egle). Daniel purchased 2 plots of land in Pittston in 1796 and 100 acres of land in Exeter Twp. in 1798 (Egle). He and his wife were said to have 2 sons, Isaac and George, but no further data found on them.

He had the following children:

  941 M i
Isaac HEWITT.
  942 M ii
George HEWITT.

327. Laura HEWITT (Daniel , Walter , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 5 Aug 1801 in Tolland, Tolland Co., Connecticut.

Laura married Walter HEWITT, son of Gershom HEWITT and Hannah STANNARD. Walter was born 17 Jun 1795 in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 142, Additions and Corrections, page 5.
    Born in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn., 17 June 1795 (VR), son of Gershom Hewitt and Hannah Stannard. He died in May Twp., Christian Co., Ill, 6 Feb 1873 (Cortright). He was last recorded residing in Mercer Co., Pennsylvania in 1860. Walter married LAURA HEWITT. Laura was born in Tolland, Tolland Co., Conn, 5 Aug 1801 (VR), daughter of Daniel Hewitt and Sarah Tyler. She died 1 April 1778, Christian Co., Ill. (Death Cert.).
    Walter was a carpenter. He and Laura resided in Granby, New Haven, Oswego Co., NY by 1830. They were still there 23 March 1835, when Walter appeared before the Probate Court for the District of Sharon, Litchfield Co., Conn. to post bond and accept the appointment as administrator of his father's estate (Litchfield Co. Probate Records, Book N17, p. 466). Within the next few years Walter and Laura moved to French Creek, Venango Co., Pa where they were located in 1840. They moved to Delaware Township, Mercer Co., Pa. Before 1850 and by 1851, Walter had purchased property in Jefferson Township, Mercer Co., Pa. They were still residing there in 1860.
    Laura and her sisters applied for a government pension on their father's Revolutionary War service, as survivors, after their mother died, but the request was rejected in 1853 (Rev. War Pension #R4930).
    No probate or cemetery records have been found for this couple.
    References:
Vital Records of Canaan and Tolland, Conn.
Litchfield Co., Conn. Probate Records, Book R17, p. 466, LDS film #5687. National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension File #R4930.
Mercer Co., Pennsylvania Land Records, Book Z., p. 540.
US Census 1820-1860 & 1880.

They had the following children:

  943 F i Caroline HEWITT is printed as #929.
  944 F ii Fanny HEWITT is printed as #930.
+ 945 M iii Leander W. HEWITT is printed as #931.
  946 F iv Viola Margaret HEWITT is printed as #932.
  947 F v Laura Jane HEWITT is printed as #933.

357. William HEWITT (William , Abijah , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 2 Dec 1772 in Norfolk, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. He died 3 Jun 1836.

Also researching this line is Russell Ranshaw at rranshaw@columbus.rr.com
    William Hewitt, Jr., son of William and Sarah Morgan, sister to Ephraim Morgan. His daughter Polly married a Smith, probably worthington who was a witness to William's will. William was a founder of the Genoa Universalist Church in 1830 along with Arthur's son Palmer Hewitt and Worthington Smith.
    Will: William Hewitt of Genoa age 63 years, died June 3, 1836, dated May 17, 1836, probated Aug. 16, 1836 mentions sons: Leeds M., William, Elias, Abijah, Ledyard, John. Wife Sarah, dau: Polly Smith, Amanda, Ann, Melissa Jane. Executors: wife, son Ledyard. Witnesses Ephraim Morgan of Eenoa, Worthington Smith of Genoa.

William married Sarah MORGAN.

They had the following children:

  948 M i
Leeds M. HEWITT.
  949 M ii
William HEWITT.
  950 M iii
Elias HEWITT.
  951 M iv
Abijah HEWITT.
  952 M v
Ledyard HEWITT.
  953 M vi
John HEWITT.
  954 F vii
Polly HEWITT.
        Polly married Worthington SMITH
  955 F viii
Amanda HEWITT.
  956 F ix
Ann HEWITT.
  957 F x
Melissa Jane HEWITT.

360. Oliver HEWITT (William , Abijah , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 10 Jan 1779 in Norfolk, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, Ut. Page 87.

Also researching this line is Russell Ranshaw at rranshaw@columbus.rr.com
    Oliver had a son Orrin born in 1805.

Oliver married Sabra HEWITT, daughter of Arthur HEWITT and Sarah UTLEY. Sabra was born 10 May 1784.

They had the following children:

  958 M i
Orrin HEWITT was born 1805.

370. Amy HEWITT (Thomas , Abijah , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 19 Apr 1802 in Genoa, Cayuga Co., New York. She died 23 Aug 1834 in Charlton, Saratoga Co., New York and was buried in Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlton, Saratoga Co., New York.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN.. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, Ut. Page 65.
    Amy Hewitt Kirby is buried in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Charlton, Saratoga Co., NY, with an infant son. She and her husband resided in Charlton where they had 3 other children who were mentioned in Thomas Hewitt's will.

Amy married Major Thomas KIRBY on 21 Feb 1827.

They had the following children:

  959 M i
John KIRBY.
  960 F ii
Sarah KIRBY.
  961 F iii
Elizabeth KIRBY.

378. Nancy STARR (Rebecca HEWITT , Abijah , Benjamin , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 1782 in Connecticut. She died 13 Jan 1857 in Genoa, Cayuga Co., New York.

Nancy married Ebenezer HEWITT, son of Richard HEWITT and Experience LEEDS, about 1812. Ebenezer was born about 1778 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 2 Jul 1836 in Genoa, Cayuga Co., New York.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Page 138.
    Born in Conn. about 1778, son of Richard Hewitt and Experience Leeds, died in Genoa, Cayuga Co., NY, 2 July 1826, age 48 years (Starr).
     Ebenezer married NANCY STARR. Nancy was born in Conn. about 1782, daughter of Elijah Starr and Rebecca Hewitt. She died in Genoa, NY, 13 Jan 1857, age 75 years (Starr).
    Ebenezer was of Groton, New London Co., Conn. when he entered the Medical Institute of  Castleton, Vermont. After graduating, he set up practice in 1802, as the first physician in Genoa, Cayuga Co., NY. He was an active member of his community, was postmaster of Genoa for 2 or 3 years, and an elected member of the New York legislature from Cayuga County, serving 2 terms from 1809 to 1813. Ebenezer helped established the county Medical Society in 1806.
    On 21 June 1826, Ebenezer drew up his will in anticipation of his early death. The will was probated on 8 Jul 1826 (Cayuga Co. Probate Records, Book C1, pp. 158-9). All of his real and personal property was left to his wife Nancy during her lifetime, or widowhood, for the benefit and support of their children and herself. After her death, or if she remarried, the estate was to be divided, to his 2 sons, Volney and Stephen Hewitt, and to his 4 daughters, Mary Ann, Harriet, Eveline and Julia Minerva. The widow Nancy, William Brown and Daniel Throp were named executors of the estate.
    Nancy never remarried. She continued to reside in Genoa, NY and raise their young family.
    References:
Starr, THE STARR FAMILY, pp. 112-3.
Storke, HISTORY OF CAYUGA CO., NY, pp. 86, 96 7 497.
Cayuga Co., NY probate Records, Book C1, pp. 158-9, LDS film #853,219.
Records of the Genoa Village Cemetery, Genoa, NY
New York State Census 1855.
US Census 1810-1860.
    

They had the following children:

  962 F i Mary Ann HEWITT is printed as #911.
  963 F ii Harriet HEWITT is printed as #912.
  964 F iii Eveline HEWITT is printed as #913.
  965 M iv Volney HEWITT is printed as #914.
  966 F v Julia Minerva HEWITT is printed as #915.
  967 M vi Stephen Starr HEWITT is printed as #916.

393. Nancy WILLIAMS (Nancy HEWITT , Israel , Isreal , Benjamin , Thomas ) was born 13 Sep 1779 in New London, New London Co., CT. She died 31 Mar 1849 in Waterford, New London Co., CT and was buried in , Waterford, New London Co., CT.

Nancy married Paris HEWITT, son of Charles HEWITT and Hannah STANTON, on 12 Feb 1797 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Paris was born 29 Apr 1770 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 13 Jul 1857 in Waterford, New London Co., Connecticut.

DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN.. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, Ut. Page 77.
    Born in Stonington, Conn, 29 Apr 1770 (VR & Bible), son of Charles Hewitt and Hannah Stanton; died in Waterford, Conn., 13 Jul 1857, age 87 years (tombstone). Perez married NANCY WILLIAMS, 12 Feb 1797, at North Stonington, Conn. (VR). Nancy was born in New London, Conn., 13 Sept 1779 (VR), daughter of George Williams and Nancy Hewitt; she died in Waterford, 31 Mar 1849, age 69 years (tombstone). Both were buried in Waterford, Conn.
    Perez and Nancy resided in North Stonington and later in Waterford, Conn. He was a farmer. In 1814, Perez was elected Representative from North Stonington.
    Nancy had inherited money of her own from her parents. Her will, dated 25 Nov 1843, was probated 12 Nov 1849 (New London Probate Records, docket #2600). An inventory gave a value of $2124 to her estate. The will provided for her husband Perez and for the care of the retarded daughter Nancy. Money was left to daughter, Mary Comstock and to sons, Henry and George Hewitt.
Part of the debt owed by daughter Eunice and her husband, Austin Hewitt, was forgiven. Four of Nancy's grandchildren were to be given Bibles. Sons Henry and George were named executors of the estate.
    After Nancy's death, Benjamin Jerome was named conservator for the retarded daughter Nancy, on 22 Dec 1849 (Probate Records). No will or probate records were found for Perez Hewitt.
    References:
Vital Records of Stonington, North Stonington and New London, Conn.
New London Probate Records, LDS film #1,025,024
Bible Record of Charles and Hannah Hewitt, Conn. State Library.
Records of 2nd Church of Christ, North Stonington, Conn., LDS film #5081
Wheeler, HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., pp. 425, 66 & 674
Conn. Cemetery Records, LDS film #3139
Hurd, HISTORY OF NEW LONDON CO., CONN., p. 739.
US Census 1800-1850

VITAL RECORDS OF NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CONN., Book 1, page 23.
    HEWITT, Paris, son of Charles & Hannah, b. Apr. 29, 1770.
    HEWITT, Paris, m. Nancy Williams, Feb. 12, 1798.

They had the following children:

  968 M i Paris HEWITT Jr. is printed as #441.
  969 F ii Hannah HEWITT is printed as #442.
  970 F iii Nancy HEWITT is printed as #443.
  971 M iv Henry HEWITT is printed as #444.
  972 F v Cynthia HEWITT is printed as #445.
  973 F vi Eunice A. HEWITT is printed as #446.
  974 F vii Mary E. HEWITT is printed as #447.
  975 M viii George Williams HEWITT is printed as #448.
  976 M ix Charles HEWITT is printed as #449.

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