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Samuel HEWITT

Samuel HEWITT

Male - 1883

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  • Name Samuel HEWITT 
    Born Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Birth [1837]  NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Birth [1821]  NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth [1843]  NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Birth 1839  [6
    Residence 1851  Saint Patrick, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • James Hewett
      in the 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
      Name: James Hewett
      Gender: Male
      Age: 42
      Estimated birth year: abt 1810
      Relation to Head of House: Husband
      Spouse's Name: Jane Hewett
      Race: Irish
      Province: New Brunswick
      District: Charlotte County
      Sub-district: St Patrick
      Sub-District Number: 20
      James Hewett 42 Irish Farmer 1818
      Jane Hewett 43 Irish 1818
      Adam Hewett 24 Native Lumber
      James Hewett 22 Native Lumber
      William Hewett 20 Native Lumber
      Robert Hewett 18 Native Lumber
      Samuel Hewett 14
      John Hewett 5
      Mary Hewett 19
      Nancy Hewett 17
      Betsy J Hewett 10
      Elizabeth Hewett 12
      Year: 1851; Census Place: St Patrick, Charlotte County, New Brunswick; Schedule: I; Roll: C_995; Page: 45; Line: 10
    Assessed 13 Jun 1860  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 31 Dec 1860  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1861  [3
    General Laborer 
    Religion 1861  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1861  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • James Hewett
      in the 1861 Census of Canada
      Name: James [James Hewett]
      Gender: Male
      Age: 54
      Birth Year: 1807
      Spouse's Name: Jane
      Home in 1861: Dumbarton, Charlotte, New Brunswick
      Race: Irish
      Religion: Church of England
      Film Number: C-1000
      Page Number: 3
      James Hewett 54 Irish Farmer Proprietor Church of England
      Jane Hewett 51 Irish Presbyterian
      Robert Hewett 27 Native General labourer P
      Saml Hewett 24 Native G labourer P
      Betsy Hewett 20 Native
      John A Hewett 14
      Edgar Hewett 0
      Sarah Cookson 23 Lodger Native Shoe maker Baptist
      Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Census Returns For 1861; Roll: C-1000
    Assessed 19 Jun 1861  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Assessed 20 Jun 1862  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Assessed 20 Jun 1862  [Nonresident] Saint Patrick, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Assessed 30 Jun 1863  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Assessed 20 Jun 1866  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1871  [4
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1871  [9
    Sectionman 
    Religion 1871  [4
    Presbyterian 
    Residence 1871  Rolllingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 1871  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 17 Nov 1872  Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 2 Sep 1877  Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 1881  [5
    Farmer 
    Religion 1881  [5
    C Presbyterian 
    Residence 1881  Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Death 4 Dec 1883  [6
    Aged 4 Dec 1883  44 years Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 4 Dec 1883  St Andrews, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Daily Telegraph

      Samuel HEWITT of Hewitt's Siding on N.B. Railroad, about 22 miles from St. Andrews committed suicide Tuesday morn., cutting his throat with a razor. He leaves a widow and six children - `Bay Pilot'
      7 December 1883 D.T.
    Buried Rollingdam United Church Cemetery, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I319  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2011 

    Father James HEWITT,   b. Belfast, Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1881, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Jane O'NEIL,   b. [1804], Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1886 
    Married C 1826 
    Residence McCann's Corner, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Agnes RAY,   b. Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1906, St John, NB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [11
    Children 
     1. Adelaide Mary HEWITT,   b. [JULY 1867],   d. 23 Mar 1893, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Gertrude Ethel HEWITT,   b. 1 Aug 1869, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1932, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. George M HEWITT,   b. March 1871, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1881  (Age ~ 9 years)
     4. Samuel Walter HEWITT,   b. 19 Oct ????, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. C 1872, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Arthur E HEWITT,   b. [NOVEMBER 1874],   d. 3 Jan 1886, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Bessie Mabel HEWITT,   b. 20 May 1877, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1901  (Age > 25 years)
     7. Bertha M HEWITT,   b. February 1879,   d. 16 Dec 1885, Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 6 years)
     8. Beatrice R HEWITT,   b. 14 Dec 1881, NB Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Nora Blanche HEWITT,   b. Rollingdam, Dumbarton, Charlotte, NB Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1950
    Family ID F84  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Charlotte marriages: Nil
      Civil War: Nil
    • James Cathcart to Samuel Hewitt
      1 November 1861
      ames Cathcart Saint Patrick farmer
      amuel Hewitt Dumbarton farmer
      500
      ll that portion of the lot of land purchased by my late father John Cathcart from C McStay lying on the northeastern or lower side of the road leading from the corner of the house lately occupied by his family to Digdeguash river
      uch portion containing by estimation one hundred and sixty acres more or less
      eserving however for the use of the public that road at present laid off for a highway across the corner of the afore described lot the above described lot being in the parish of Saint Patrick and was willed to me by my late father the afore said John Cathcart
      the half of the lot between the road and river
      James Cathcart to Samuel Hewitt
      ames Cathcart Saint James
      uit claim unto Samuel Hewitt
      1
      ll the dower right and title to dower property possession claim and demand conveyed by my mother Jane Cathcart to me the said James Cathcart of in and to that portion of the lot of land purchased by the late John Cathcart my father from C McStay and willed by my late father to me and heretofore conveyed by me to the aforesaid Samuel Hewitt lying on the northeastern or lower side of the road leading from the corner of the house lately occupied by my said father John Cathcart and at present occupied by my mother to the Digdeguash River such portion containing by estimation one hundred and sixty acres more or less
      here is reserved for the use of the public that road at present laid for a highway across the corner of the afore described lot


      Samuel Hewitt to John Cassilis
      28 November 1862
      Samuel Hewitt Dumbarton yeoman
      John Cassilis Saint Patrick farmer
      $1
      west side of the Digdeguash in Saint Patrick
      south by land owned by the said John Cassilis
      east by the McStay Brook
      north by land owned by Samuel Hewitt
      west by the main road
      3 acres
      beginning at a cedar stake on the eastern side of the main road at the northwest angle of the lot now owned by the aforesaid John Cassilis
      thence running by the magnet north 64 degrees east 16 chains of four poles each to the McStay Brook
      thence westerly between the Cassilis road and the McStay Brook 10 chains or to the main road
      thence southerly along the main road nine chains and 50 links to the place of beginning
      the said parcel being part of the grant to William C McStay by the said McStay sold to John Cathcart and by him willed to his son James Cathcart and purchased by Samuel Hewitt from James Cathcart

      Samuel Hewitt to James Hewitt
      10 December 1863
      Samuel Hewitt Dumbarton farmer
      James Hewitt Dumbarton farmer
      $600
      all that portion of the lot of land purchased by the late John Cathcart from C McStay lying on the northeastern side of the road leading from the rolling dam to the Digdeguash Mills
      bounded on the north by land owned and occupied by John Cumming
      on the west by the Digdeguash road
      on the south by the Cassilis road and John Cassilis north line
      east by the Digdeguash river
      containing 160 acres

      Thomas Cathcart to James Hewitt
      22 May 1872
      Thomas Cathcart Saint Patrick and Rachel his wife
      James Hewitt Saint Patrick farmer
      $100
      being one moiety or half part of that lot of land containing 100 acres purchased by the late John Cathcart from the late John Cuney and being part of the grant to Charles McStay and willed by said John Cathcart to his son the aforesaid Thomas Cathcart
      said half of the aforesaid 100 acres hereby sold or intended to be sold
      being that half lying on the eastern side of the Digdeguash highway or road
      50 acres

      19 July 1887
      James Hewitt Saint Patrick farmer
      Elisha Frye Saint Andrews
      $59 mortgage
      all that certain lot or tract of land situate in the parish of Saint Patrick
      lying on the northeastern side of the road leading from the Rolling Dam to the Digdeguash Mills
      containing 160 acres
      conveyed by deed from Samuel Hewitt 10 December 1863

      James Hewitt to James F Hewitt
      23 February 1892
      James Hewitt Saint Patrick farmer
      James F Hewitt Geneva, Watcom County, Washington labourer
      $400
      the southern half in moiety of the following described lot of land purchased by the late John Cathcart from C McStay on the northeastern side of the road leading from the Rolling Dam to the Digdeguash Mills
      bounded on the north by a lot of land at present owned and occupied by Thomas Ray
      on the south by Cassilis road and the north line of the lot of land formerly owned by the late John Cassilis and at present occupied by Jane Cassilis widow of the said John Cassilis
      east by the Digdeguash River
      being the same property conveyed by Samuel Hewitt to James Hewitt 10 December 1863
      the whole lot containing 160 acres
      the southern half containing 80 acres

      28 July 1900
      James F Hewitt Geneva, Watcom, Washington farmer
      Robert M Hewitt Saint Patrick
      $75
      southern moiety or half part of 160 acre lot
      80 acres

  • Sources 
    1. [S3549] Death Certificate of Gertrude E Peacock, Department of Health - New Brunswick, (d 25 November 1932 filed 23 December 1932).

    2. [S5] Census of New Brunswick 1851, Library and Archives of Canada, (http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/1851/index-e.html).

    3. [S101] Census of Charlotte County, NB 1861, Province of New Brunswick, (New Brunswick Genealogical Society, Charlotte Branch, 1999).

    4. [S16] Census of Canada, 1871, Ancestry.com.

    5. [S8] Census of Canada, 1881, Ancestry.com.

    6. [S23] New Brunswick Cemeteries Online, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, (http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NBCemeteries/?L=EN).

    7. [S836] Charlotte County, NB Tax Assessment Books, Charlotte County, NB.

    8. [S528] Greenoch Presbyterian Church, St Andrews, St Andrews, Charlotte, NB, As transcribed by Shirley O'Neill & Nancy Burnham.

    9. [S166] Lovell's Directory 1871, Lovell's Directory 1871, (1871).

    10. [S123] Vital Statistics in New Brunswick Newspapers, Daniel F Johnson, (http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperVitalStats/Default.aspx?L=EN).

    11. [S107] Hewitt - The Story of Rollingdam, Rev Charles M. Smith, St Croix Courier, (October 5, 1972).