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943. Andrew HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 2 Apr 1761 in Voluntown, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 11 Aug 1852 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 90.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 2 Apr 1761 (Rev. War Pension), son of Henry Hewitt and Sarah Keeney. He died in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont, 11 Aug 1852, age 91 years (tombstone). Andrew married 1st. RACHEL BOARDMAN (Bible). Rachel was born in Preston, Conn., 5 Apr 1766 (VR), daughter of Joseph Boardman and Rachel Killan. She died in Wallingford, VT, 9 Sep 1832, age 66 years (tombstone).
    Andrew married 2nd, PHEBE ____ after 1832. Phebe was born about 1773 and died in Wallingford, VT, 22 Aug 1835, age 62 years (tombstone). Andrew married 3rd, JULIA (BUCKLIN) GRISWOLD, 5 Sep 1839, at Wallingford (Rev. War Pension). Julia was born in Mass. about 1790. She died at Wallingford, 3 Oct 1853, age 63 years (tombstone). Andrew and his 3 wives were buried in the Sugar Hill Cemetery at Wallingford.
    During the Rev. War, Andrew served from Voluntown, Conn. He was drafted at age 16 in May 1777, for 2 months. He enlisted Mar 1778, in the Continental Army for 9 months under Col. Surgis, and later, under Col. Willis at West Point, NY. On 20 May 1779, he was again drafted from Voluntown for 2 more months. The following year Andrew enlisted in July 1780, in Col. Christopher Grim's regiment until he was discharged at Butt's Hill, RI in Jan 1781.
    Andrew left his home in Voluntown, Conn after the war and by 1792, he had followed his sister Sabra and her husband, Joseph Randall, to Wallingford, VT where he resided the rest of his life. His will, dated 17 May 1851, was probated 11 Oct 1852 (Rutland Co. Probate Records, Book 28, p. 58). Andrew left $100 to each of his 3 daughters, Eunice Pulsifer, Roxy White and Polly Wells. The reminder of the estate, personal and real property, was to go to daughter Electa Smith and her husband, Isaac Smith, provided they came to live with Andrew and his wife Julia, and gave them kind and affection care in their old age, and nurse them in their sickness.
    The Smiths were to come before 1 Apr 1852, to care for the elderly couple.
    Joel W. Ainworth was named executor of the estate.
    All of Andrew's children were born to his 1st wife, Rachel.
    References:
Vital Records of Preston, Conn.
National Archives, Rev. War Pension File #W27860.
Margaret R. Jenks, WALLINGFORD CEMETERY INSCRIPTIONS, 1992, pp. 15, 42, 45 & 52. Bible Record of Eunice (Hewitt) Wylie located at the NEG&H Library in Boston, Mass.
Rutland Co. Probate Records, Book 28, p. 58, Rutland, Vermont.
Games O. Landon, LANDON GENEALOGY AND BOARDMAN GENEALOGY, NYC & South Hero, VT, 1928, pp. 335-339.
NSDAR Records on member #415,320.
US Census 1790-1850.

Andrew married (1) Rachel BOARDMAN, daughter of Joseph BOARDMAN and Rachel KILLAN, before 1793. Rachel was born 5 Apr 1766 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 9 Sep 1831 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

They had the following children:

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Eunice HEWITT was born 11 Oct 1793 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont. She died 15 Feb 1867 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Green Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.
       
Eunice married (1) Solomon WYLIE on 4 Feb 1810.
       
Eunice also married (2) David PULSIFER.
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Thomas S. HEWITT was born 1795 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont. He died 19 Nov 1807 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 90.
    Died in his 13th year.
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Roxanna HEWITT was born about 1800 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont. She died 11 Jul 1881 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.
       
Roxanna married Isham WHITE.
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Polly HEWITT was born about 1802 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont. She died 20 Jul 1879 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.
       
Polly married Eason WELLS.
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Electa HEWITT was born about 1812 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont. She died 25 Oct 1862 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.
       
Electa married Isaac SMITH.

Andrew also married (2) Phebe after 1832. Phebe was born about 1773. She died 22 Aug 1835 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

Andrew also married (3) Julia BUCKLIN on 5 Sep 1839 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont. Julia was born about 1790 in Massachusetts. She died 3 Oct 1853 in Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Sugar Hill Cemetery, Wallingford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

944. Henry HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 7 Jun 1763 in Voluntown, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 8 Nov 1851 in Tecumseh, Lenawee Co., Michigan and was buried in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Lenawee Co., Michigan.

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 92.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 7 Jun 1763 (Rev. War Pension), son of Henry Hewitt and Sarah Keeney. He died in Tecumseh, Lenawee Co., Michigan, 8 Nov 1851 (tombstone) and buried in the Brookside Cemetery at Tecumseh. Henry married PHEBE MORGAN, 26 Nov 1786 (Morgan). Phebe was born in New London, Conn., 10 Jun 1765 (Morgan), daughter of Thomas Morgan and Sarah Leeds. She died in East Venice, Cayuga Co., NY, 18 Nov 1822, age 57 years (tombstone) and was buried in the East Venice Cemetery.
    During the Revolutionary War, Henry enlisted for 1 year as a private from Stonington, Conn. in Capt Whiting's co., Col. Oliver Smith's regiment in March 1778. He re-enlisted for 6 months in the fall of 1779, in Capt. Hewitt's co., Col. Willis' regt., and for 7 months in May 1780, in Capt. Olmsted's co., Col. Sherman's regt. Henry applied for a pension 24 Sep 1832, from Venice, NY. For his 2 years service, he received a pension of $80 per year beginning 4 Mar 1831 (Rev. War Pension #S29218).
    Henry and Phebe lived in Conn. for a few years after their marriage before moving to Cayuga Co., NY. They were in Aurora, NY by 1794, and the next year settled permanently in East Venice, NY. After Phebe's death, a fire destroyed Henry's home in East Venice. He moved to Tacumseh, Michigan in 1849, to live his remaining years with his son Charles and family.
     References:
National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension File #S29218.
Nathaniel H. Morgan, MORGAN GENEALOGY, Hartford, Conn., 1869, pp. 59-61.
Wheeler, HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., pp. 423 & 424.
Avery, THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, pp. 390-91.
Storke, HISTORY OF CAYUGA CO., NY, pp. 398, 432, 433 & 442.
Cayuga Co., NY Graveyard Inscriptions, NYG&BR, Vol. 53, p. 310.
Records of Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh, Michigan.
US Census 1790-1850.

Also researching this line is Russell Ranshaw at rranshaw@columbus.rr.com
    Henry's wife Phebe was daughter of Sarah Leeds and Thomas Morgan and sister to Ephraim Morgan who lived next door. Ephraim Morgan's wife was Mary, a sister to William, Sr. and Thomas Hewitt.
    Henry kept a store that was taken over by sons Charles and Henry Leeds Hewitt. He had an army pension. Henry went to Michigan in his old age to join his children who went there earlier. He died in 1841 in Tecumseh, Lenawee Co., Michagin.

Henry married Phebe MORGAN, daughter of Thomas MORGAN and Sarah LEEDS, on 26 Nov 1768 in Connecticut. Phebe was born 10 Jun 1765 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 18 Nov 1822 in East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York and was buried in East Venice Cemetery, East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York.

They had the following children:

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Prudence HEWITT was born 23 Dec 1787 in Connecticut. She died 10 Jul 1839.
       
Prudence married James HAMPTON on 18 Dec 1802.
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Phebe HEWITT was born 17 Mar 1790 in Connecticut. She died 25 Nov 1845 in Scripio, Cayuga Co., New York.
       
Phebe married Cyrus AVERY, son of Ebenezer AVERY Jr. and Phebe DENISON, on 23 Nov 1806 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Cyrus was born 7 Jul 1779 in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 24 Feb 1847 in Moravin, New York.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. Found in the DAR Library, Washington DC. Page 249 & 390.
    He was paymaster in Col. John Tillotson's regiment of Cayuga Co., New York, militia in 1810; moved from the county before 1814. The division of his estate gives the names and locations of many of his relatives.
    Petition of Henry Hewett of Venice, NY, sworn to March 15, 1847, shows that Cyrus Avery of Moravina, died Feb. 24, 1847; that he left a will dated April 17, 1838, by which he appoints his wife executrix. The petition states that she has died. The petition further shows that he left a next-of-kin, Hezekiah, Daniel and Rebecca Morgan of Ledyard, Charles of Brutus, and Henry of Wayne Co., Pa., being brothers and sisters of the deceased. He further left Ebenezer of New Milford, Pa., Phebe Hussey, Elias Morgan, Erastus Morgan, Ebenezer Morgan, Betsey Avery of Collins, NY, Fred Morgan of Caroline, NY, Amasa Avery of Burlington, NY, Russell Williams of Parkman, Ohio, Elishaa Morgan of Gallipolis, Ohio, Ann Morgan, widow of Dudley Morgan, deceased, of Huron Co., Ohio, Egbert Avery of Norwich, Samuel R. Avery and Lucy Mitchell of Groton, Henry AVery and Nathan Denison of Mystic, Conn., Sydney Avery of Belvidere, Illinois. Also the children of the deceased wife of John O. Miner of Groton (names unknown). (Surrogate's Office, Cayuga Co., NY.)
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Elizabeth HEWITT was born 28 Apr 1792 in Connecticut.
       
Elizabeth married Henry WOOD on 27 Dec 1807.
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Henry Leeds HEWITT was born 3 Mar 1794 in 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 92.
       
Henry married (1) Mary Ann TEFT.
       
Henry also married (2) Rachel M. STILLWELL.
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Almeria HEWITT was born 17 Jun 1796 in East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York. She died 1887 in East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York and was buried in East Venice Cem., East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York.
       
Almeria married Isaac HAMPTON on 13 Jul 1814.
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James HEWITT was born 27 Feb 1798 in East Venice, 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 92.
       
James married Clarissa GRANT.
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Charles HEWITT was born 12 Jan 1801 in East Venice, 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 92.
       
Charles married (1) Malinda KIMBALL.
       
Charles also married (2) Mary TIBBETS.
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Don Carlos HEWITT was born 1 Apr 1806 in East Venice, 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 92.
       
Don married Betsey KIMBALL.
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Sarah HEWITT was born 7 Jun 1808 in East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York. She died 20 Aug 1826 in Farmerville, Seneca Co., New York and was buried in East Venice Cem., East Venice, Cayuga Co., New York.
       
Sarah married Hinman LOCKWOOD on 25 Mar 1825.

945. Mahala HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 2 May 1767 in Voluntown, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 29 Jul 1847 in Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Preston, 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 28.
    Died at Ledyard, Conn., 29 July 1847, age 80 years (Bible) and buried in Preston, Conn.; m. Simeon Hewitt (#197), 18 Jan 1787, Stonington. Widow's and husband's Rev. War Pension File.

Mahala married Simeon HEWITT, son of Simeon HEWITT and Rachael GEER, on 18 Jan 1787 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Simeon was born 21 Jun 1766 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 10 Jul 1843 in Ledyard, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Gates Cemetery, Preston, 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 103.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 23 Jun 1766 (Bible), son of Simeon Hewitt and Rachel Geer; died in Ledyard, Conn., 10 Jul 1843, age 78 years (Bible & tombstone). Simeon married MAHALA HEWITT (#174), 18 Jan 1787, at Stonington, Conn. (Rev. War Pension). Mahala was born in Stonington, 2 May 1767 (Bible), daughter of Henry Hewitt (#56) and Sarah Kenney; she died in Ledyard, Conn. 29 Jul 1847, age 80 years (Bible & tombstone). Both she and Simeon were buried in the Gates Cemetery at Preston, Conn.
    When he was not yet 16 years old, Simeon served as a substitute for his father in Conn. Line during the Revolutionary War. The length of his service is not known but he applied for a pension based on his military service 18 Aug 1832, while living in Preston, Conn. Mahala applied for a widow's pension 8 Aug 1843, and was granted one of $55 per year (Rev. War Pension #W25766)
    Simeon and Mahala resided in Stonington, Conn. until 1808, when they went to Preston, Conn. where they remained most of their married life. Shortly before their deaths, they were living in Ledyard, Conn at the home of their daughter, Phebe Bedant, where they both died.
    No probate records have been found for Simeon Hewitt but Mahala's estate was administered by her son-in-law, Jesse Bedant, on 6 Sep 1847 (Ledyard Probate Records, docket $468). She left 4 children still living; Polly Gates, Simeon Hewitt of Preston, Conn. Phebe Bedant of Ledyard, Conn., and Charles E. Hewitt of New London, Conn.
    References:
Vital Records of Preston, Conn.
Bible Record of Simeon and Mahala Hewitt, published in Roto-Gene Magazine, Vol. 1, #6, p. 26.
National Archives, Revolutionary War Pension File #W25766.
Ledyard, Conn. Probate Records, LDS film #1,022,319.
Conn. Cemetery Records, LDS film #3139.
Charles Otis Gates, STEPHEN GATES, NYC, 1898, pp. 69 & 132.
US Census 1790-1860.

They had the following children:

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Paty Polly HEWITT was born 10 Aug 1788 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died after 1860.

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 103.
   She was a widow living with her brother Simeon and family in 1850 and 1860.
       
Paty married Cyrus GATES on 5 Sep 1813 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
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Esther HEWITT was born 25 Sep 1790 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 3 May 1827.
       
Esther married Mr. ARMSTRONG.
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Phebe HEWITT was born 21 Jan 1795 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 27 Jul 1877 in Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Phebe married Jesse BEDANT on 15 Sep 1822 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
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Simeon HEWITT Jr. was born 3 Sep 1787 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Simeon married Betsey GATES.
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Henry Kenney HEWITT was born 1 May 1799 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Henry married Lucinda HACKETT.
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Washington HEWITT was born 21 Jan 1802 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 19 May 1816 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Preston City Cemetery, Preston, 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 103.
    Died at age 14 years.
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Charles Edwin HEWITT was born 11 Jan 1810 in Preston, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Charles married Louisa WHIPPLE.

946. James HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 23 Feb 1771 in Voluntown, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 8 Aug 1858 in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Old Congregational Church Cemetery, Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 93.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 23 Feb 1771 (Caverly), son of Henry Hewitt and Sarah Keeney. He died in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont, 8 Aug 1858, age 88 years (tombstone). James married PHEBE MEAD in June 1794 (Caverly). Phebe was born in West Rutland, Vermont, 13 Feb 1774 (Mead), daughter of Zebulon Mead and Mercy Cary. She died in Pittsford, VT, 8 Aug 1855, age 81 years (tombstone). Both Phebe and James were buried in the Old Congregational Church Cemetery at Pittsford.
    James left Conn. in 1787, and went to Vermont, probably first to Wallingford, VT where his brother Andrew and sister Sabra, wife of Joseph Randall had settled. He was in Pittsford by 1794, and purchased 82 acres of land there on 10 Nov 1895. After James cleared the land, he built a home in which he and Phebe raised their family. They had 12 children but only 9 grew to adulthood. Cavely listed the names of 9 children in THE HISTORY OF PITTSFORD, VT. After James died, his son, Seth Hewitt inherited the family farm , which had increased to 200 acres.
    References:
Vital Records of Pittsford, Vermont, LDS film #28,700.
A.M.Caverly, HISTORY OF PITTSFORD, VERMONT, Rutland, Vt., 1872, pp. 279 & 707. Spencer Percival Mead, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE MEAD FAMILY, NY, 1901, p. 345.
H.P. Smith and W.S. Rann, HISTORY OF RUTLAND COUNTY, VERMONT, Syracuse, NY, 1886, p. 742.
Cemetery Records of Pittsford, Vermont, LDS film #27,756.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF LEADING CITIZENS, RUTLAND CO., VERMONT, Buffalo, NY, 1899, pp. 412-3.
US Census 1800-1860.

James married Phebe MEAD, daughter of Zebulon MEAD and Mercy CARY, on Jun 1794. Phebe was born 13 Feb 1774 in West Rutland, Rutland Co., Vermont. She died 8 Aug 1855 in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Old Congregational Church Cemetery, Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

They had the following children:

+ 2039 M i Alvin H. HEWITT was born 11 Feb 1795.
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Mahala HEWITT was born 3 Aug 1797 in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont. She died 27 Sep 1868 in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont and was buried in Old Congregational Church Cemetery, Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 93.
    Died unmarried, age 71 years (tombstone & death record) and buried in the Old Congregational Cemetery at Pittsford.
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Phebe HEWITT was born in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.
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Henry Mead HEWITT was born in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 93.
    Nothing further known.
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Sarah HEWITT was born in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.
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James HEWITT was born in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 93.
    Nothing further known.
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Seth Hiram HEWITT was born 21 Apr 1811 in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 93.
       
Seth married Lovina LOVELAND.
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William H. HEWITT was born in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

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 93.
    Nothing further known.
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Mary G. HEWITT was born in Pittsford, Rutland Co., Vermont.

947. Prentice HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born about 1773 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 3 Mar 1842 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Hewitt Cemetery, Stonington, 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 94.
  Born in Stonington, Conn., about 1773, son of Henry Hewitt and Phebe Prentice; died in North Stonington, Conn., 3 Mar 1842, age 69 years (tombstone).
    Prentice married 1st PEGGY BROWN, 16 Feb 1894 (VR) at Stonington, Conn. Peggy was born in Stonington, 4 Mar 1772 (VR), daughter of Christopher Brown and Margaret Holmes; she died in North Stonington, 12 Jun 1801, age 26 years (tombstone).
    Prentice married 2nd, ELIZA PRENTICE, 27 Mar 1802 (VR) at Stonington. Eliza was born about 1775, daughter of Col. Samuel Prentice and Ann Billings; she died in North Stonington, 17 Mar 1808, age 33 years (tombstone).
     Prentice married 3rd FANNY ___. She was born in Conn. about 1787, and died in North Stonington, 27 Nov 1867, age 80 years (Death Record). Prentice and his first 2 wives were buried in the Hewitt Cemetery in Stonington, Conn. It is not known where the 3rd wife Fanny was buried.
    Prentice resided in Stonington and North Stonington, Conn. His will, written 17 Jan 1838, was probated 19 Mar 1842 (North Stonington Probate Records, docket #395). He provided for his wife Fanny and his 4 children, Peggy Barber, Amos Hewitt, Eliza P. Hillard and Lucy Ann Hewitt. Also mentioned was a grandson, Franklin Hillard.
    The widow Fammy continued to live in North Stonington with her step-daughter, Eliza P. Hillard, and her family. Fanny was with them in 1850 and 1860.
    References:
Vital Records of Stonington and North Stonington, Conn.
North Stonington Probate Records, Vol. 2, pp. 197-203, LDS film #1,309,961.
Cemetery Records of Stonington Conn., LDS film #1, 311, 117.
Wheeler, HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., pp. 426 & 473.
Death Records of North Stonington, LDS film #3139.
Conn. Cemetery Records, LDS film #3139.
US Census 1800-1860.

MAR. 11, 1822, VOL. 2, PAGE 473.
    Benjamin Hewitt of North Stonington to Prentis Hewitt in consideration of Prentice Hewitt executing jointly with me a warranty deed to Isaac Williams 2nd. of the Elkannah Hewitt and Hanks land bearing date March 11, 1822 quit-claiming land and buildings which was willed to me by my father Henry Hewitt, dec'd in Stonington (excepting and reserving to myself and heirs the one half of my mother Content Hewitts thirds set off to her by the distributors which half is to fall to me at her decease.
Witnesses: Prentice Holmes and Isaac Williams, 2nd.

MARCH. 20, 1832, VOL. 4, PAGE 121.
    Prentice Hewitt of North Stonington to Benjamin Hewitt, quit-claim 1/2 of the widow Content Hewitt's their of the real estate of Henry Hewitt, for #24, two tracts in North Stonington:
    No. 1 -- Beginning at the head of the lane, so-called, thence running northerly to a bar post about 10 rods, thence northerly by an old fence to the corner of Foster land, thence easterly by an old well to Isaac William's land, thence southerly by a fence to Prentice Hewitt's land, thence westerly by a wall about 30 rods, thence southerly by said wall to Prentice Hewitt's land thence westerly to first mentioned bound containing by estimation 25 acres, more or less.
    No. 2 -- Beginning at the south west corner of the premices it being the northwest corner of Prentice Hewitt's wood lot, thence northerly by and with the lands of Isaac Williams to the lands of William Eccleston, thence easterly by said Eccleston's land to a black oak tree near a gate, thence southerly by lands of William rodman to a white oak tree, thence westerly by an old fence with lands of Prentice Hewitt to the first mentioned bound, containing about 11 acres, more or less, called the Silas Hewitt wood lot.
Witnessed by Amos Hull and Isaac P. Langworthy.

Prentice married (1) Peggy BROWN, daughter of Capt. Christopher BROWN and Margaret HOLMES, on 16 Feb 1794 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Peggy was born 4 Mar 1772 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 12 Jun 1801 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Hewitt Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

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Peggy HEWITT was born 23 Mar 1795 in Stonington, 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 94.
    Father's will.
       
Peggy married Mr. BARBER.
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Amos HEWITT was born 6 Apr 1797 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

VITAL RECORDS OF STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., page 120, Vol. 4, page 32.
    HEWITT, Amos, s. Prentice & Peggy, b. Apr. 6, 1797.

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 94.
       
Amos married Esther.

Prentice also married (2) Eliza PRENTICE, daughter of Col. Samuel PRENTICE and Ann BILLINGS, on 27 Mar 1802 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Eliza was born about 1775 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 17 Mar 1808 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Hewitt Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

+ 2050 F iii Eliza Prentice HEWITT was born about 1805 and died 2 Apr 1883.
  2051 F iv
Lucy Ann HEWITT was born about 1807 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

VITAL RECORDS OF NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CONN., Book 1, page 199.
    HEWITT, Lucy, m. Charles Fish, both of N. Stonington, Mar. 23, 1843, by Asher Prentice, Jr., J. P.
       
Lucy married Charles FISH on 23 Mar 1843 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut, by Asher Prentice, Jr., J.P..

Prentice also married (3) Fanny in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Fanny was born about 1787 in Connecticut. She died 27 Nov 1867 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

948. Benjamin HEWITT [scrapbook] (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 8 Aug 1774 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was christened 18 Jun 1780 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 1 Jul 1867 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Wheeler Cemetery, No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

VITAL RECORDS OF STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., page 120, Vol. 3, page 134.
    HEWITT, Benjamin, twin with Joseph, s. (Henry), b. Aug 8, 1774.

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 95.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 8 Aug 1774 (VR), son of Henry Hewitt and Phebe Prentice, and twin to Joseph; died in North Stonington, Conn., 1 Jul 1867, age 92 years (tombstone). Benjamin married DESIRE BABCOCK, 21 Oct 1798, at Stonington (Wheeler). Desire was born in Conn., 30 Mar 1780 (tombstone), parents unknown; she died in North Stonington, 12 Jan 1875, age 94 years, 9 months and 12 days (tombstone). Both she and Benjamin were buried in the Wheeler Cemetery at North Stonington.
    Benjamin was a farmer. He and Desire resided in North Stonington where they raised their family and lived their remarkable long lives. Benjamin left a will dated 31 Mar 1867, and probated in 1867 (North Stonington Probate Records, Vol. 2, pp. 197-203). He provided for his wife Desire during her lifetime by giving her the use of the dwelling house, all furniture and movables. $80 yearly plus foodstuffs. The 5 living daughters - Sally, Desire, Phebe, Louisa and Frances - were each given $125. Son Benjamin was to have $750, and Joseph was to have all real estate, cattle and farm tools. Joseph was named executor of the estate.
References:
Vital Records of Stonington and North Stonington, Conn.
Denison, DENISON GENEALOGY, pp. 352-353.
North Stonington Probate Records, Vol. 2, pp. 197-203, LDS film #1,309,961.
Wheeler, HISTORY OF STONINGTON, CONN., pp. 426 & 473.
Conn. Cemetery Records, LDS film #3139.
Algemon Aikin Aspenwall, DESCENDANTS OF EZEKIEL MAINE OF STONINGTON, CONN., Stonington, 1955, p. 103.
US Census 1800-1860.

MAR. 11, 1822, VOL. 2, PAGE 473.
    Benjamin Hewitt of North Stonington to Prentis Hewitt in consideration of Prentice Hewitt executing jointly with me a warranty deed to Isaac Williams 2nd. of the Elkannah Hewitt and Hanks land bearing date March 11, 1822 quit-claiming land and buildings which was willed to me by my father Henry Hewitt, dec'd in Stonington (excepting and reserving to myself and heirs the one half of my mother Content Hewitts thirds set off to her by the distributors which half is to fall to me at her decease.
Witnesses: Prentice Holmes and Isaac Williams, 2nd.

MARCH. 20, 1832, VOL. 4, PAGE 121.
    Prentice Hewitt of North Stonington to Benjamin Hewitt, quit-claim 1/2 of the widow Content Hewitt's their of the real estate of Henry Hewitt, for #24, two tracts in North Stonington:
    No. 1 -- Beginning at the head of the lane, so-called, thence running northerly to a bar post about 10 rods, thence northerly by an old fence to the corner of Foster land, thence easterly by an old well to Isaac William's land, thence southerly by a fence to Prentice Hewitt's land, thence westerly by a wall about 30 rods, thence southerly by said wall to Prentice Hewitt's land thence westerly to first mentioned bound containing by estimation 25 acres, more or less.
    No. 2 -- Beginning at the south west corner of the premices it being the northwest corner of Prentice Hewitt's wood lot, thence northerly by and with the lands of Isaac Williams to the lands of William Eccleston, thence easterly by said Eccleston's land to a black oak tree near a gate, thence southerly by lands of William rodman to a white oak tree, thence westerly by an old fence with lands of Prentice Hewitt to the first mentioned bound, containing about 11 acres, more or less, called the Silas Hewitt wood lot.
Witnessed by Amos Hull and Isaac P. Langworthy.

MAR. 25, 1832, VOL. 4, PAGE 122.
    Benjamin Hewitt of North Stonington quit-claim 1/2 of Widow's Content Hewitt's thirds in real estate of Henry Hewitt in a certain piece of land with one half a dwelling house thereon standing in North Stonington. Beginning at the south west corner of the premises at a bar post. Thence northerly till you come to a cider mill lot so-called. Thence westerly by an old wall to said Prentice Hewitt's land, thence northerly by said Prentice Hewitt's land with an old wall to the north west corner of the premises; thence easterly to the head of the lane so-called; thence easterly by an old wall to said Prentice Hewitt's land; thence southerly to lands of the Heirs of Jonas Hewitt; thence westerly by said heirs land to the first mentioned bound. Containing by estimation 10 acres more or less.
Witnesses: Amos Hull & Samuel B. Phillips, Jr.

1850 CENSUS OF NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT, LDS #0442880, Dwelling #176, Family 193.
    HEWITT, Benj., 78, M, Farmer, $4500, CT
    HEWITT, Desire, 70, F, CT
Dwelling #176, Family 194.
    HEWITT, Joseph D., 33, M, ?, CT
    HEWITT, Emily L., 33, F, CT
    HEWITT, Ezra D., 10, M, CT
    HEWITT, Emily L., 3, F, CT

1860 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., 24 June 1860, by Ephraim Wheeler, page 34, Dwelling #258, Family #278.
    HEWITT, Benj., 84, M, W, $1,000, $850, CT
    HEWITT, Desire, 80, F, W, CT
    HEWITT, Joseph D., 44, M, W, Farmer, $500, $4,000, CT
    HEWITT, Emily L., 43, F, W, CT
    HEWITT, Dwight E., 20, M, W, CT
    HEWITT, Louisa E., 13, F, W, CT

HISTORY OF STONINGTON CT, by Wheeler, pages 422 & 426.
GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS, by Hale, page 49.
#62 - Wheeler Cementery, tombstone
             Hewitt, Benjamin, died July 1, 1867 age 92.

Benjamin married Desire BABCOCK [scrapbook], daughter of Benjamin BABCOCK Sr. and Desire BILLINGS, on 21 Oct 1798 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Desire was born 31 Mar 1780 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 12 Jan 1875 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut and was buried in Wheeler Cemetery, No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.

1860 CENSUS - NORTH STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., 24 June 1860, by Ephraim Wheeler, page 34, Dwelling #258, Family #278.
    HEWITT, Desire, 80, F, W, CT

GENEALOGY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM CHESEBROUGH OF BOSTON, REHOBOTH, MASS., by Anna Chesebrough Wildey, New York, Press of T. A. Wright, 1903.
Page 557.
   (Mentioned in grandfather,) Joseph Billings, Jr. (103S), of Preston, Conn--Will proved Dec. 11, 1797; recorded in Norwich, Conn.; mentions "my granddaughters ... Desire Hewitt...

HISTORY OF STONINGTON CT, by Wheeler, page 426.
GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS, by Hale, page 49.
#62 - Wheeler Cementery, tombstone.
    Hewitt, Desire Babcock, wife of Benjamin, died Jan. 12, 1875, age 94 years 9 mos. 12 days.
     (This makes her born March 31, 1780)
    Daughter, Phebe Prentice Hewitt's death ceretifiate stated that both her parents were of North Stonington.

Vital Records of Stonington CT does NOT have a Desire Babcock listed born on or
    near 31 Mar 1780.

Researching this line is Nancyann Norman at exis.net

They had the following children:

  2052 F i
Desire HEWITT was born 28 Dec 1800 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died in her youth.
+ 2053 F ii Sarah HEWITT was born 17 Jan 1802.
+ 2054 F iii Desire HEWITT was born 27 Sep 1803 and died 16 Mar 1885.
+ 2055 F iv Phebe Prentice HEWITT was born 24 Aug 1806 and died 6 Jun 1893.
  2056 F v
Emmilla HEWITT was born 19 Jun 1808 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Emmilla married Joseph H. ROBINSON on 25 Dec 1827.
+ 2057 M vi Benjamin Babcock HEWITT was born 11 Oct 1811 and died 9 Jul 1890.
+ 2058 M vii Joseph Denison HEWITT was born 15 Nov 1815 and died 3 Aug 1903.
+ 2059 F viii Mary Louisa HEWITT was born 13 Apr 1818.
+ 2060 F ix Frances Mary HEWITT was born 25 Mar 1820.

949. Joseph HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 8 Aug 1774 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 28 Jul 1830 in Lewiston, Niagara Co., New York and was buried in Lewiston Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara Co., New York.

VITAL RECORDS OF STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., page 121, Vol. 3, page 134.
    HEWITT, Joseph, twin with Benjamin, s. (Henry) b. Aug 8, 1774.

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 11 & 28.
     Born in Stonington, Conn, 8 Aug 1774 (VR), son of Henry Hewitt and Phebe Prentice, and twin to Benjamin; died in Lewiston, Niagara Co., NY, 28 Jul 1830 (tombstone). Joseph married 1st, HANNAH _____, who was born in 1782 and died in Lewiston, NY, 15 Mar 1820, age 38 years (tombstone.
     Joseph married 2nd, ANNA _____, a widow, who was born 9 July 1776 (tombstone) and died in Lewiston, 22 Aug 1742 (tombstone). Joseph and his two wives were buried in the Lewiston Cemetery.
    As a young man, Joseph left Connecticut for western New York State. He and Hannah were in Ontario Co., NY in 1800, with 2 small children, a son and a daughter. In 1804, he purchased land from the Holland Land Company and settled initially, in Cambria, Niagara Co., NY. There he cleared his land and began farming. He also built and operated the first saw mill in the area. The first town meeting of Cambria was held 5 Apr 1808, in his home, and he was elected supervisor of the town for 1808 and 1809. Joseph served as supervisor again in 1815 and 1816. After the town of Lewiston was formed in 1818, Joseph moved his family there and developed a large farm. He set out 25 apple trees to establish the first apple orchard in Niagara Co., NY.
    Joseph left a will dated 12 Jun 1830, and probated 4 Sep 1830 (Niagara Co. Probate Records, Book 1, p. 75). The will provided $100 to his son Prentice, in cash and in property. To daughter Betsey, he gave $1000, and to daughter Olive, $800. Joseph gave 3 grandchildren, Phebe, Minerva and Harriet Olive, children of his deceased daughter Nancy Olive, $100 each when they reach their 18th year. The remainder of the estate was to be divided between his 3 sons, Joseph, Benjamin and James Hewitt. Sons Joseph and Benjamin were named executors of the estate.
    Little is known about Joseph's two wives, but the 1st wife, Hannah, was mother of all the known children in this family.
References:
Vital Records of Stonington, Conn.
Niagara Co. Probate Records, Book 1, p. 75, LDS film #900, 582.
Edward T. Williams, NIAGARA COUNTY, NY., Chicago, 1921, Vol. 1, pp. 372-4 & 383. Cemetery Records of Lewiston, NY, LDS film #1,411,834.
Fred Q. Bowman, 10,000 VITAL RECORDS OF WESTERN NEW YORK, Baltimore, 1985, p. 109.
US Census 1800-1860.

Joseph married (1) Hannah. Hannah was born 1782. She died 15 Mar 1820 in Lewiston, Niagara Co., New York and was buried in Lewiston Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara Co., New York.

They had the following children:

  2061 M i
Prentice HEWITT was born about 1798 in New York.
       
Prentice married Alma C..
  2062 F ii
Nancy HEWITT was born about 1800 in New York. She died before 1830.
       
Nancy married Daniel OLIVE.
  2063 M iii
Joseph Prentice HEWITT was born 20 Sep 1803 in New York.
       
Joseph married Lydia WAGGONER.
  2064 M iv
Benjamin HEWITT was born about 1805 in New York.
       
Benjamin married Lydia SUTHERLAND.
  2065 F v
Olive HEWITT was born about 1809 in Cambria, New York. She died in Battle Creek, Missouri.

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 96.
    Batavia Avocate, newspaper, issue 29 Apr 1831, and went to live in Battle Creek, Michigan.
       
Olive married David HEWITT, son of Amos HEWITT and Nancy WELLS, on 24 Apr 1831 in Byron, Genesse Co., New York. David was born 1805 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
  2066 F vi
Betsey HEWITT was born about 1812 in Cambria, New York.
+ 2067 M vii James HEWITT was born about 1818.

Joseph also married (2) Anna. Anna was born 9 Jul 1776. She died 22 Aug 1842 in Lewiston, Niagara Co., New York and was buried in Lewiston Cemetery, Lewiston, Niagara Co., New York.

950. Amos HEWITT (Henry HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 14 Nov 1776 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 28 Jul 1843 in Byron, Genesse Co., New York.

VITAL RECORDS OF STONINGTON, NEW LONDON CO., CT., page 120, Vol. 3, page 134.
    HEWITT, Amos, s. Henry b., Nov. 14, 1776.

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 97.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., 14 Nov 1776 (VR), son of Henry Hewitt and Phebe Prentice; died in Byron, Genesse Co., NY, 29 Jul 1843 (Bible). Amos married NANCY WELLS, 5 Apr 1798 (Moir Genealogy), Nancy was born in Stonington, 29 Aug 1777 (VR), daughter of David Wells and Hannah Stanton; she died in Marshall, Calhoun Co., Michigan, 24 Dec 1853, age 76 years (Bible & tombstone) and was buried in the Oakridge Cemetery at Marshall, Michigan.
    Amos and Nancy lived in North Stonington, Conn, for a few years after their marriage, then they followed his brother, Joseph Hewitt, to western New York State. They settled in Genesse Co., NY about 1806. Amos was listed as a landholder of Bergen, Genesse Co. in 1812. He established the first merchandise store in the village of Byron and continued to run the business there for many years. Amos took an active part in civic affairs and was elected supervisor of Byron in 1831 and again in 1835.
    After Amos died, Nancy went to live in Marshall, Michigan with one of her sons who had settled there.
    References:
Vital Records of Stonington, Conn.
Bible Records of Prentiss S. Hewitt, NEH&GR, Vol. 92, pp. 205 & 6.
Samuel Merrill, A MERRILL MEMORIAL, Cambridge, Mass., 1917-28, pp. 474-5.
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, Michigan Historical Commission, Lansing, Mich., 1924, pp. 395-6, for data on Henry Hewitt.
E. Stafford North, OUR COUNTY AND IT'S PEOPLE, Batavia, NY, 1899, p. 104.
Records of Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Michigan.
Marriage Records of Calhoun Co., Michigan.
Beers, GAZETTEER OF GENESSE CO., NY, 1788-1890, Syracuse, 1890, p. 325.
LDS Records, on Amos Hewitt.
MOIR GENEALOGY MANUSCRIPT, LDS film #384,994, item 7.
US Census 1800-1860.

Amos married Nancy WELLS, daughter of David WELLS and Hannah STANTON. Nancy was born 29 Aug 1777 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 24 Dec 1853 in Marshall, Calhoun Co., Michigan and was buried in Oakridge Cemetery, Marshall, Calhoun Co., Michigan.

They had the following children:

  2068 M i
Joseph S. HEWITT was born 9 Apr 1799 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Joseph married Eliza JENISON.
  2069 M ii
Amos HEWITT was born 31 Mar 1803 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Amos married Sarah Maria MERRILL.
  2070 M iii
David HEWITT was born 1805 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
David married Olive HEWITT, daughter of Joseph HEWITT and Hannah, on 24 Apr 1831 in Byron, Genesse Co., New York. Olive was born about 1809 in Cambria, New York. She died in Battle Creek, Missouri.

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 96.
    Batavia Avocate, newspaper, issue 29 Apr 1831, and went to live in Battle Creek, Michigan.
  2071 F iv
Phebe HEWITT was born about 1807 in New York.
       
Phebe married James Dalliba MERRILL.
  2072 M v
Prentiss Samuel HEWITT was born about 1809 in New York.
       
Prentiss married Emily Frances HEWITT, daughter of Winter HEWITT and Emily DIXON. Emily was born about 1823 in Batavia, Genesse Co., New York. She died 14 Feb 1888 in Marshall, Calhoun Co., Missouri.
  2073 M vi
Henry HEWITT was born 15 Oct 1812 in Byron, Genesse Co., New York.
       
Henry married Alzina MERRILL.
  2074 M vii
Marlborough Wells HEWITT was born about 1815 in New York.
       
Marlborough married Jane Eliza HEWITT, daughter of Winter HEWITT and Emily DIXON. Jane was born about 1821 in Batavia, Genesse Co., New York.
  2075 M viii
Elias HEWITT was born Mar 1817 in Byron, Genesse Co., New York.
       
Elias married Caroline Quiver QUIMBY.

952. Winter HEWITT (Silas HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born 12 Feb 1780 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 14 Aug 1824 in Batavia, Genesse Co., New York.

Winter married Emily DIXON, daughter of Charles DIXON and Lucy SAGE, in , , VT. Emily was born 1 Jan 1797 in Chatham, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  2076 F i
daughter HEWITT was born after 1810 in New York.
  2077 F ii
Jane Eliza HEWITT was born about 1821 in Batavia, Genesse Co., New York.
       
Jane married Marlborough Wells HEWITT, son of Amos HEWITT and Nancy WELLS. Marlborough was born about 1815 in New York.
  2078 F iii
Emily Frances HEWITT was born about 1823 in Batavia, Genesse Co., New York. She died 14 Feb 1888 in Marshall, Calhoun Co., Missouri.
       
Emily married Prentiss Samuel HEWITT, son of Amos HEWITT and Nancy WELLS. Prentiss was born about 1809 in New York.

953. Silas HEWITT (Silas HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ).

He had the following children:

  2079 M i
Carlos M. HEWITT was born 1 Jul 1808 in Sangerfield, Oneida Co., New York. He died 10 Feb 1882 in Boscobel, Grant Co., Wisconsin and was buried in Boscobel Cemetery, Boscobel, Grant Co., Wisconsin.

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.
    Carlos M. Hewitt was born in Sangerfield, Oneida Co., NY, 1 Jul 1808 (Death Rec.). He died in Boscobel, Grant Co., Wisconsin, 10 Feb 1882, age 74 years (Death Rec.). Carlos married Elizabeth Nash in 1840, at Watsingham, Upper Canada (bio. & obit). She was born 23 Mar 1820, in Hanover, Chautaugua Co., NY, daughter of Dr. Nash (obit). She died 13 Nov. 1891, Boscobel, Wisconsin, age 71 years (obit). Both were buried in Biscobel Cemetery, Biscobel, Wisconsin.
     At age 15, Carlos entered Lewiston Academy, Lewiston, NY in 1823. He studied medicine under his uncle, Dr. Winter Hewitt, in Batavia, Genesee Co., NY for a few years, then went to Canada and studied under Dr. Merrick for 3 years, and Dr. Nash for 2 years. He graduated from Fairfield Medical College in Herkimer Co., NY in Nov 1838, and returned to Canada for 2 years. In 1841 he was in Grand Detour, Ogle Co., Ill. but then to Grant Co., Wisconsin by 1850, and in May 1859, he and Elizabeth settled in the town of Boscobel where they remained. They had 4 children, all whom died as infants.
    References:
Information from Death Record of Dr. Carlos M. Hewitt, Grant Co., Wisc.
History of Grant Co., Wisc., Chicago, 1881, p. 932.
Boscobel Dial, issue 12 Feb 1882 for obit of Dr. Carlos M. Hewitt.
Boscobel Dial, issue 23 Nov 1891 for obit on Elizabeth Hewitt.
       
Carlos married Elizabeth NASH, daughter of Dr. NASH, on 1840 in Watsingham, , Upper Canada. Elizabeth was born 23 Mar 1820 in Hanover, Chautauqua Co., New York. She died 13 Nov 1891 in Boscobel, Grant Co., Wisconsin and was buried in Boscobel Cem., Boscobel, Grant Co., Wisconsin.
+ 2080 M ii Paul Parke HEWITT was born 26 Jun 1777 and died 2 Jul 1845.

954. Samuel HEWITT (Jonas HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born about 1762 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 11 Jul 1847 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York and was buried in Badeau Hill Cemetery, Westford, Otsego Co., New York.

GENEALOGY OF THE DESCENDANTS OF WILLIAM CHESEBROUGH OF BOSTON, REHOBOTH, MASS., by Anna Chesebrough Wildey, New York, Press of T. A. Wright, 1903.
Page 557. Found in the DAR Library, Washington, DC.
    Joseph Billings, Jr. (103S), of Preston, Conn--Will proved Dec. 11, 1797; recorded in Norwich, Conn.; mentions... my grandsons Samuel & Jonas Hewit...

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 99.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., about 1782, son of Jonas Hewitt and Comfort Billings; died in Westford, Otsego Co., NY, 11 Jul 1847, age 85 years (tombstone). Samuel married LUCINDA SWAN. Lucinda was born in Stonington, Conn., 16 Nov 1765 (VR), daughter of Jesse Swan and Elizabeth Baldwin; she died in Westford, NY 30 Oct 1746, age 82 years (tombstone). Both Samuel and Lucinda were buried in the Badeau Hill Cemetery at Westford.
    Samuel was a farmer. After their marriage, he and Lucinda lived for a few years in North Stonington, Conn. before moving to Otsego Co., NY about 1793. They settled on a farm in the town of Westford where they remained the rest of their lives.
    Samuel drew up his will, dated 12 May 1840, and probated 19 Apr 1848 (Otsego Co. Probate Records, Liber 8, pp. 216-8). The will provided for his wife Lucinda, who had preceded him in death, and for the care of their retarded daughter Lucinda. Daughters Polly Chase, Betsey Delong and Eunice Snyder, were each given $100. Son Samuel, Jr. was to have $150 when he came to call for it. Son Dr. Jesse was to have $50. The three children of deceased daughter, Abby Wright - Salida, Lyman and Olive Wright - were to each have $10. The 3 children of deceased son, Amos Hewitt - John, Harriet and Mary Hewitt - were also to have $10 each. All of the real estate was to go to sons Lyman and Alanson Hewitt, who were named executors of the estate.
    References:
Vital Records of Stonington, Conn.
Otsego Co., NY Probate Records, Liber 8, pp. 216-8.
Records of Badeau Hill Cemetery, Westford, NY.
Hamilton D. Hurd, HISTORY OF OTSEGO CO., NY, Philadelphia, 1878, p. 354.
Family information from Margaret Chase of Lafayette Hills, PA, a descendant of Samuel and Lucinda Hewitt.
Death Records of Recine Co., Wisconsin, for Lyman Hewitt.
US Census 1790-1840.

Samuel married Lucinda SWAN, daughter of Jesse SWAN and Elizabeth BALDWIN. Lucinda was born 16 Nov 1765 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 30 Oct 1846 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York and was buried in Badeau Hill Cemetery, Westford, Otsego Co., New York.

They had the following children:

  2081 F i
Polly HEWITT was born about 1786 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Polly married Benjamin CHASE.
  2082 F ii
Betsey HEWITT was born about 1788 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Betsey married Ephraim DELONG.
+ 2083 F iii Abigail HEWITT was born about 1788 and died before May 1840.
  2084 F iv
Eunice HEWITT was born 1791 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Eunice married George SNYDER on 1816.
  2085 M v
Samuel HEWITT Jr. was born about 1794 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York.
       
Samuel married Laura SCHOONBER.
+ 2086 M vi Amos HEWITT was born about 1797.
  2087 F vii
Lucinda HEWITT was born about 1800 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York. She died after 1860 in Rochester, Racine Co., Wisconsin.

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 99.
    Nebtakkt retarded, She was still living in 1860, with her brother Lyman and his family in Rochester, Racine Co., Wisconsin.
  2088 M viii
Jesse Swan HEWITT was born about 1803 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York.
       
Jesse married Marilla BUNDY.
  2089 M ix
Alanson HEWITT was born about 1805 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York.
       
Alanson married Lucy Pratt PELTON.
  2090 M x
Lyman HEWITT was born 31 May 1807 in Westford, Otsego Co., New York.
       
Lyman married Isabella HAROY.

955. Jonas HEWITT (Jonas HEWITT , Elkanah HEWITT , Benjamin HEWITT , Hannah PALMER , Walter ) was born about 1766 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 14 May 1850 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut and was buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham, Windham 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. Pages 100 & 101.
    Born in Stonington, Conn., about 1766, son of Jonas Hewitt and Comfort Billings; died in Windham, Windham Co., Conn., 14 May 1850, age nearly 85 years (Bible, tombstone & VR). Jonas married EUNICE HOLMES, 14 Nov 1790, at Stonington, Conn. (VR). Eunice was born in Stonington, about 1765, daughter of Thomas Holmes and Margaret Frink; she died in Windham, Conn., 4 Jun 1847, age 82 years (Bible & tombstone). Jonas and Eunice were buried in the Windham Cemetery near several of their children.
    Jonas was a farmer. He and Eunice resided in Stonington, North Stonington and Griswold in New London Co., Conn. until sometime before 1830, when they moved to Windham, Windham Co., Conn.
    On 30 Mar 1842, Jonas wrote his will which was probated 13 Jun 1850 (Windham Co. Probate Records, docket #1875). An inventory was taken 18 Aug 1850, giving the value of $2516 for his real and personal property. The will left all his real property to his wife, Eunice, as long as she remains my widow. Daughter Olive was to receive 1/3 of the dwelling house until she married. Son Thomas was to have the rest of the remaining real estate after his mother's death. Thomas was to pay sums of money to other heirs from the property. Daughter Eunice, wife of Elias Armstrong, was to have $40; son Benjamin, $400; daughter Emeline Kinny, $100; grandson, William E. Beckwith, son of deceased daughter Sophia Beckwith, $30; children of deceased son Jonas $100; and children of deceased daughter Mary Ann Safford, $60. The son, Thomas H. Hewitt, was appointed executor of the estate.
    References:
Vital Records of Stonington, Windham, Griswold,, New London and Franklin, Conn.
 Bible Records of deaths of Jonas and Eunice Hewitt and their family, published in the Detroit Society of Genealogical Research, Vol. 6, p. 102.
Windham Co. Probate Records, LDS film #1,032,670.
Conn. Cemetery Records, LDS film #3130.
US Census 1790-1850.

Jonas married Eunice HOLMES, daughter of Thomas HOLMES and Margaret FRINK, on 14 Nov 1790 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. Eunice was born about 1765 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 4 Jun 1847 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut and was buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut.

They had the following children:

  2091 M i
Jonas HEWITT was born 5 Aug 1791 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Jonas married Eunice BOARDMAN.
  2092 F ii
Eunice HEWITT was born 16 Feb 1793 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Eunice married Elias ARMSTRONG on 25 Dec 1820 in Franklin, New London Co., Connecticut.
  2093 M iii
Thomas Hazard HEWITT was born 30 Sep 1794 in Stonington, 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. Pages 100 & 101.
    Unmarried farmer who inherited the family farm in Windham, Conn. Chester Hunt was appointed to administer Thomas' estate, which had a value of $16,353, to be distributed to 23 legatees, including his only living brother, Benjamin, and sister Olive Hewitt, and all the children of Thomas deceased brothers and sisters. The distribution was made 18 Apr1863 (Windham Co. Probate Records, docket #1876).
  2094 M iv
Benjamin HEWITT was born 4 Nov 1797 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
       
Benjamin married Ann PERRY.
  2095 M v
Denison HEWITT was born 4 Nov 1797 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died in his youth.
  2096 M vi
Denison HEWITT was born about 1804 in Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. He died 13 Sep 1840 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut and was buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham, Windham 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. Pages 100 & 101.
    Unmarried.
  2097 F vii
Sophia C. HEWITT was born about 1807 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 3 Nov 1839 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut and was buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut.
       
Sophia married William E. BECKWITH on 25 Nov 1835 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut.
  2098 F viii
Olive HEWITT was born about 1810 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 22 Mar 1870 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut and was buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham, Windham 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. Pages 100 & 101.
    Unmarried, lived on the family farm with her unmarried brother, Thomas H. Hewitt.
  2099 F ix
Mary Ann HEWITT was born about 1812 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 27 Mar 1840 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut and was buried in Windham Cemetery, Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut.
       
Mary married Morgan SAFFORD on 2 Dec 1832 in Windham, Windham Co., Connecticut.
  2100 F x
Emeline HEWITT was born about 1814 in No. Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut. She died 23 Feb 1846 in Missouri.
       
Emeline married Josiah Franklin KINNEY on 25 Dec 1831 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut.

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