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HEWLETT, Jacob C

HEWLETT, Jacob C[1, 2]

Male 1800 - 1879  (79 years)

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  • Name HEWLETT, Jacob C 
    Born 23 Sep 1800  Cold Spring Harbor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Dec 1879  Cold Spring Harbor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From History of Queens County

      The subject of this memoir was born at Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., September
      23d 1800, and died at the same place, December 28th 1879.

      His ancestors were among the earliest settlers in their respective sections.
      He was the lineal descendant of George Hewlett, who was actively engaged in the
      early settlement of the town of Hempstead, L.I.

      John the youngest son, from whom Jacob C. descended and who is designated as
      John Hewlett the first, settled at Rockaway. His wife’s name was Mary Smith.
      They had a son John, who in the line of descent is called John Hewlett second.
      He married Hannah Jackson, daughter of the second Colonel John and Elizabeth
      Jackson, who lived at Jerusalem, L.I. After their marriage he bought a tract of
      land located in East Woods (now known as Woodbury). Here he settled and remained
      till his death, May 5th 1790, in the 88th year of his age. His wife, Hannah J.,
      died three years previous, viz, March 3d 1787, in the 90th year of her age.
      Their remains rest in a family burying ground situated on a narrow projecting
      mound a short distance east of the house now designated as Mount Nebo. The place
      is now in the possession, and the ground thus dedicated is to be the burial
      place, of the descendants of
      John Hewlett the second, who among other children left a son John,
      born February 17th 1731,who is designated as
      John Hewlett the third. He married Sarah Townsend, a daughter of Rumoan and Mary Townsend.
      John Hewlett the third died April 4th 1812, and his wife Sarah died September 9th 1808.
      They had seven children married, including Devine, who was the father of
      the subject of this memoir.

      Devine Hewlett married Annie Coles, daughter of Jacob Coles and Sarah Cock.
      Annie Coles, the mother of Jacob Coles Hewlett, was of the 7th generation from Robert Coles,
      who came from England in 1630 and settled in Massachusetts, afterward going with
      Roger Williams to Rhode Island, where he died about 1651.
      Devine and Annie Hewlett had twelve children, as follows:
      -Sarah, who married John Hewlett for her first husband and Singleton Mitchell for her second;
      -Amelia, married Thomas Coles;
      -Loretta, married John H. Jones;
      -Elizabeth, married Henry Scudder;
      -Martha and an infant son, died young;
      -Hannah, married Thomas Harrison;
      -Phebe, died unmarried;
      -John D., married first Jane P. Townsend, second Elizabeth T. Townsend;
      -William, unmarried;
      -Margaret Anne, married Edward K. Bryar;
      -Jacob C. Hewlett, married Elizabeth Jones. She was the daughter of John and Hannah Jones,
      and was born December 9th 1798, and died at Cold Spring Harbor January 13th 1869.

      The children of Jacob C. Hewlett were:
      -Mary E., who married Townsend Jones;
      -John D., who married Harriette A., daughter of Thomas Harrison, for his first,
      and Emma E., daughter of Isaac and Maria L. Labagh, for his second wife;
      -Sarah, who married William E. Jones;
      -Walter R., who married Henrietta Muhl; and
      -Phebe A., who married John E. Chase.

      The children of Walter R. Hewlett now living are
      -Walter J.,
      -Phebe E.,
      -Louis,
      -Robert, and
      -Henrietta A.

      The children of Townsend Jones and Mary E. Hewlett are
      -Townsend, who married Katharine S. Howard, and
      -Joshua Thomas.

      The children of William E. Jones and Sarah Hewlett are
      -Sarah E.,
      -Florence L., and
      -William E. [1]
    Person ID I1341  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 

    Father HEWLETT, Judge Devine,   b. 5 Feb 1767,   d. 23 Oct 1846, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother COLES, Anne,   b. 23 Aug 1768, Glen Cove, Long Island, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1855, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 25 May 1786  Westbury, Nassau, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • Alternative date from Hinshaw: “Ann, dt Jacob & Sarah (Cock), b 8-22-1768; m 1788 Wm M. HEWLETT” [6]
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family JONES, Elisabeth Hewlett,   b. 9 Dec 1798,   d. 13 Jan 1869, Cold Spring Harbor, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1828  [7
    Children 
     1. HEWLETT, Mary
     2. HEWLETT, John D
     3. HEWLETT, Sarah
     4. HEWLETT, Walter R
     5. HEWLETT, Phebe
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Sep 1800 - Cold Spring Harbor, NY Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Jacob C Hewlett.

  • Sources 
    1. [S693] History of Queens County, New York: With Illustrations, Portraits, and Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals, (W. W. Munsell and Company, 1882).

    2. [S704] Peter Ross, (Lewis Publishing Company, 1902), They had seven children, one of whom was Devine, father of Jacob C.

    3. [S693] History of Queens County, New York: With Illustrations, Portraits, and Sketches of Prominent Families and Individuals, (W. W. Munsell and Company, 1882), The subject of this memoir was born at Cold Sprint Harbor, N.Y., September-23d 1800, and died at the same place, December 28th 1879.

    4. [S247] Letter from Emma Hewlett to Keziah Whitson Coles, Emma Hewlett.

    5. [S704] Peter Ross, (Lewis Publishing Company, 1902), Devine Hewlett married Annie Coles, daughter of Jacob and Sarah (Cock) Coles, and they became the parents of twelve children.

    6. [S405] William Wade Hinshaw, (1940, Ann Arbor, MI).

    7. [S96] Notes on Coles Family by Edna Valentine Trapnell Bruce, (Unpublished).




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