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  • Author Pelletreau, William S. 
    Publisher The Lewis publishing company, 1907 New York, Chicago,  
    Page 212 
    Periodical Historic homes and institutions and genealogical and family history of New York 
    Source Type Book 
    Source ID S706 

    The family of which George W. Hewlett, produce dealer,
    whose place of business is located at No. 180 South street. New
    York, one of the worthy, respected business men of the city, is
    a member, was founded by George Hewlett, who married, 1680,
    Mary Baylis, died 1722.

    Daniel Hewlett, son of George and Mary (Baylis) Hewlett,
    died 1757-58. He was united in marriage with Sarah Jackson.
    Daniel was the first of the family to settle in Merrick, Queens
    county, Long Island.

    George Hewlett, son of Daniel and Sarah (Jackson) Hew-
    lett, born 1725, died 1787. He married, 1754, Elizabeth Will-
    iams, who bore him the following children: Ann, 1755, died
    1824; married 1774, Hewlett Townsend. Mary, born 1757, mar-
    ried, 1781, Richard Townsend. George, born 1763, died 1847;
    married Jane Williams.

    George Hewlett, only son of George and Elizabeth (Will-
    iams) Hewlett, born 1763, died 1847. He married Jane Will-
    iams, who bore him one child, Israel Horsefield.

    Israel Horsefield Hewlett, only child of George and Jane
    (Williams) Hewlett, was born in Merrick, Long Island, 1814,
    died 1889. He was a farmer by occupation, and spent his entire
    life in Merrick. He was an active politician in the ranks of the
    Republican party, but was never in any sense of the word an
    office seeker. He served in the capacity of assessor. He was a
    member of Morton Lodge, Free and Accepted Masons, Hemp-
    stead, and a member of the Society of Friends. He married,
    1832, Eliza A. Hewlett, daughter of Charles and Sarah Ann
    (Piatt) Hewlett, and died September 20, 1859. Their children
    were : 1. Henry P., born 1832, died 1890 ; married, 1856, Charity
    Jarvis Mott, two children: Jesse M., born 1858, married, 1882,
    Margaret Mott, residing at Freeport, Long Island; and Henry
    P., born 1867, died 1872. 2. Fannie N., born 1835, died 1890;
    married, 1855, William S. Willetts, of Jericho, and their chil-
    dren are: Elizabeth R., born 1857; Frederick, 1858; Ann Eliza,
    Mary W., Allen 0., James, Martha J. 3. Charles, born 1836,
    married, 1863, Mary L. Edwards, and resides at Little Neck,
    Long Island; one child, Frederick E., married, 1895, Cornelia
    Van Nostrand. 4. George W., born September 28, 1838, men-
    tioned hereafter. 5. Sarah Elizabeth, bom 1840, died 1885;
    married 1865, Coles C. Hegerman. 6. Rev. John C, born 1842,
    a minister in the Protestant Episcopal church, now stationed at
    Boston, Massachusetts. 7. Mary W., born 1844, married Ben-
    jamin Wooley, no issue. 8. William W., born 1847, a physician,
    practicing his profession at Babylon, Long Island ; married, 1872,
    Ella Pittman, has two sons: Harold, born 1873, married, 1898,
    Winifred Roberts, and Percy, born 1875; also two children who
    died in childhood. 9. Benjamin P., born 1847, twin to William
    W., died in infancy. Israel H. Hewlett married (second), 1863,
    Margaret Dorland, and their children were: Jane AV., Eliza,
    Xellie, Sarah, married Aekerley.

    George W. Hewlett, third son of Israel H. and Eliza A.
    (Hewlett) Hewlett, was born at Merrick, Long Island, Septem-
    ber 28, 1839. He acquired his education in the district schools
    of Merrick, and his boyhood days were spent upon the home-
    stead farm. He enlisted in Company H, One Hundred and
    Nineteenth New York Regiment, August 19, 1862, and served
    three years in the Civil war. In 1864 he was transferred to the
    Veteran Reserved Corps, where he held the rank of sergeant.
    He was honorably discharged at Washington, D. C, June 30,
    1865. After remaining in Washington one month, he returned
    to the east and accepted a position in a clothing store in Brook-
    lyn, New York. He subsequently became bookkeeper in a whole-
    sale house in New York and remained in this employ for fourteen
    years, and in 1880 engaged in his present business, dealer in
    produce, wherein he has gained a reputation for integrity and
    uprightness. He is a member of Altair Lodge, No. 601, Free
    and Accepted Masons, and Constellation Chapter, No. 134, Royal
    Arch Masons, Brooklyn.

    Mr. Hewlett married, in Brooklyn, New York, June 14, 1872,
    Susan 0. Mott, born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of Jesse
    and Experience Mott. Their children are: Ella E., born Feb-
    ruary 14, 1874 ; Eliza Ann, born November, 1875, married, 1900,
    Edwin L. Hitch, residing in Brooklyn, New York ; Harry P., born
    October], 1877. 
    Linked to (7) BAYLIS, Mary
    HEWLETT, Daniel
    HEWLETT, Daniel
    HEWLETT, Daniel
    HEWLETT, George
    HEWLETT, George
    Family: HEWLETT, George / BAYLIS, Mary 

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