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Dr. William Henry Jewett

Dr. William Henry Jewett

Male 1831 - 1915  (83 years)

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  • Name William Henry Jewett  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Prefix Dr. 
    Born 2 Oct 1831  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Male 
    AFN 2T72-JW4 
    Died 29 Jan 1915  [9
    Buried Walnut Grove Cem, Worthington, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I646  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2010 

    Father Benjamin Franklin Jewett,   b. 29 Jul 1800, Berkshire, VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1867, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Eliza Bridges,   b. 1 Jan 1810, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1862, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1829  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F2422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy Ellen Snouffer,   b. 15 Dec 1834, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1918, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1854  Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Children 
     1. Mary Eliza Jewett,   b. 21 Dec 1854, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1923, Grand Rapids, Kent Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Dr. George Franklin Jewett,   b. 17 Mar 1857, Dublin, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1946, Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     3. Laura E. Jewett,   b. 24 Jan 1859, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1860, Worthington, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Flora Estella Jewett,   b. 6 Jun 1861, Delaware Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1950, Kokomo, Howard Cnty, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Charles Elliott Jewett,   b. 10 Jan 1868, Hilliard, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1944, Sharon Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Dimpie Jewett,   b. 8 Jun 1874, Madison Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1877, West Canaan, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     7. Leslie Jewett,   b. 21 May 1877, Madison Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1877, West Canaan, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Frederick Clark (Clarence) Jewett,   b. 8 Apr 1880, Madison Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1960, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Sara Adella Jewett,   b. 5 Aug 1864, Hilliard, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1940, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     10. Kate Ellen Jewett,   b. 8 Nov 1871, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1920, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F222  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1850 census lists his father "Franklin" Jewett, 50, a farmer born in Vermont, living with his wife Eliza, 40, born in Ohio, and their Ohio-born children: "Henry," 19, a farmer; "Lucina," 16; John, 14; Elam, 12; "Cyrena," [a female; sic] 10; and Jared, 2. 1850 U.S. Census, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 432, Roll 680, stamped p. 237).

      The 1900 Census lists William H. Jewett, 68, born Oct 1831 in Ohio, living with his wife Lucy E, 65, born Dec. 1834 in Maryland, together with daughter Kate E, 28, born Nov 1871 in Ohio; daughter Sarah Downing, 35, born Aug 1864 in Ohio and her daughter Cara Downing, 15, born Dec 1884 in Nebraska, and her son Fred Downing, 20, born Apr 1880 in Ohio. William's occupation is as a physician; daughter Kate was a school teacher; and grandson Fred Downing was a farm laborer. 1900 U.S. Census, Perry Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 623, Roll 1270, stamped p. 184).

      In 1910 the census lists William, 78, living with his wife Lucy E, 75, daughter Kate E, 38, and widowed daughter Mary E. Reed [or Rud], 55. The census indicated that, during their 56 years of marriage, Lucy had given birth to 10 children, 7 of whom were still living. 1910 U.S. Census, Sharon Twsp, Franklin Cnty, OH (T 624, Roll 1183, stamped p. 274B).

      Frederic Clarke Jewett, History and Genealogy of the Jewetts of America, p. 770 (New York, The Grafton Press; 1908), states:
      "Dr. William Henry Jewett ... was born in Franklin Co., Ohio, Oct. 2, 1831. He married there Feb. 5, 1854, Lucy Ellen Snouffer, daughter of George and Mary Ann (Wirtz) Snouffer.
      "Dr. Jewett graduated from the Eclectic Medical Institute of Cincinnati in the class of 1858, and settled in Ohio. He was in the Union army during the Civil war; is a member of the Masonic Order, the Odd Fellows, and the G.A.R. Residence, Elmwood, Ohio."

      For an 1862 Union Army photo, see "My Worthington Memories," at http://www.worthingtonmemory.org/WorthingtonMemoryExpandedRecord.cfm?ID=1394&tn=1 (accessed May 2009).

      In writing about William's son George Franklin Jewett, Fred Lockley, History of the Columbia River Valley, From The Dalles to the Sea, vol. 2, p. 526 (S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., Chicago, IL; 1928), commented that Dr. William Henry Jewett was born in Franklin County, Ohio, and that his wife Lucy E. Schnauffer [sic] was born in Virginia. He wrote that William H. Jewett "was a graduate of the Cincinnati Medical College and was a successful practitioner in central Ohio during all of his active years, his death occurring in Columbus, that state, in 1915. His wife died in 1917. They became the parents of ten children, namely: Mary Eliza, deceased; George F.; Laura E., deceased; Flora E. and Sarah A., who live in Indiana; Charles E., who is a practicing physician in Franklin county, Ohio; Kate E., who was a college graduate and a school teacher and is now deceased; Dimpie and Leslie, who are deceased; and Fred, who lives in Columbus, Ohio. All of these children received good educations. William H. Jewett was a veteran of the Civil war, having enlisted in Company C, One Hundred Twenty-first Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, in which he rose to the rank of captain, later also serving in the hospital corps. During the battle of Chickamauga, an orderly instructed him to get his company to a certain exposed point. Getting his color bearer beside him, they successfully reached their objective, with the enemy's bullets flying around and over them, but came through unscathed. Dr. Jewett was a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Grand Army of the Republic."

      Dr. Jewett's death certificate (OH Registration Dist. 399, Cert. # 3112; 31 Jan 1916) indicates that he was born 2 Oct 1831 to B. F. Jewett and Eliza Bridges, both born in Vermont, and that he died at 7:15 pm on 29 Jan 1916.

  • Sources 
    1. [S156] Cem - Walnut Grove, Worthington, OH |, Walnut Grove Cemetery, "Interment Records", (Walnut Grove Cemetery, Worthington, Franklin Cnty, OH; http://www.worthingtonmemory.org/cemeteries).

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    3. [S93] Jewett Genealogy|, Frederic Clarke Jewett, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE JEWETTS OF AMERICA, (New York, The Grafton Press : 1908), p. 499 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S37] Ancestry Tree - Mann|, James D. Hug, "Mann_2011-12-09", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/33020986/listofallpeople).

    5. [S778] OH Marriages - 3 |, Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; Online database, https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1614804 ), (vol. 45, p. 14, Cert. # 17995).

    6. [S93] Jewett Genealogy|, Frederic Clarke Jewett, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE JEWETTS OF AMERICA, (New York, The Grafton Press : 1908), pp. 499, 770 (Reliability: 2).

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    9. [S174] Death Certificate|, Death Certificate, (OH Cert. # 3112; 31 Jan 1916).

    10. [S93] Jewett Genealogy|, Frederic Clarke Jewett, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE JEWETTS OF AMERICA, (New York, The Grafton Press : 1908), p. 498 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S27] Pheneger, Diane|, Diane & Don Pheneger, "John Snouffer [1779-1823] Family Group" (5 Mar 1979) & Family group and lineage charts : 1979 - 2004 , (431 W. College, Granville, OH 43023; Email: dondi@windstream.net).

    12. [S729] OH Marriages - 2 |, Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958, (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; online database at https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1681001), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XDN9-7H3.

    13. [S91] OH Census 1900, Perry Twsp|, Ohio, Franklin Cnty, Perry Twsp, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 1270, p. 184).

    14. [S92] John Snouffer|, John Irving Snouffer, "Family History Reports" & Emails: 2000-2011, (John I. Snouffer, 807 Loch Lomond Ln, Worthington, OH 43085; Email: JohnSnouffer@gmail.com ).

    15. [S74] LDS IGI Index|, "International Genealogical Index", (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT; www.familysearch.org).

    16. [S93] Jewett Genealogy|, Frederic Clarke Jewett, HISTORY AND GENEALOGY OF THE JEWETTS OF AMERICA, (New York, The Grafton Press : 1908), pp. 499, 770.

    17. [S94] Ancestry Tree - Hobson Family|, John L. Hobson, "hobson family", (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/ListView.aspx?tid=15149), (12 May 1967).