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Mary Blanche Hewitt

Female 1872 - 1959


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  • Name  Mary Blanche Hewitt  [1, 2, 3
    Born  May 1872  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Gender  Female 
    Died  24 Jan 1959  Sequoia Hospital, Redwood City, San Mateo County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Obituary  12 Feb 1959  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • Mary B. Fent Dies in California

      Mrs. Mary Blanche Fent, aunt of Mrs. Leota Wilson of this, place and a former Morning Sun resident, died January 24 (1959) at the Sequoia hospital in Redwood City, California, after a short illness. She was 88 years old.

      Mrs. Fent (had made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Ida Thomas, at 120 Warwick Street in Redwood City.

      Mrs. Fent grew to adulthood in Morning Sun and on April 15, 1892, she was married to Joseph A. Fent. In 1913 they moved to Salem, Iowa and later to Illinois, where Mr. Fent died in 1940.

      Since that time, Mrs. Fent made her home with her children. For the past 13 years she has lived with Mrs. Ida Thomas. Five years ago she and her daughter moved from Chicago to California, residing at Edgemar. Three years ago they moved to Redwood City where Mrs. Thomas is employed by the city.

      Funeral services will be held in Iowa at a date to be announced. The body is now at the White Oak chapel in San Carlos, awaiting shipment to Morning Sun in the spring.

      Surviving to addition to Mrs. Thomas are two other daughters: Mrs. Jessie Wise, Granite City, Illinois and Mrs. Anna Voss, Leslie, Missouri; and four sons, Curtis Fent, Edgemar, California; I. V. Fent, Olton, Texas; James M. Fent, Midlothian, Illinois and Leonard R. Fent, Weston, Illinois. Also surviving are eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [1
    • Name: Mary B. Fent; Sex: F; Born: 1872; Died or Buried: 1959; Age: 87; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-37; Notes: 1872-1959; wife of Joseph A. Fent
    Buried  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I16252  All Families
    Last Modified  9 Feb 2014 

    Father  Robert Brown Hewitt,   b. 9 May 1822, Butler County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1902 
    Mother  Margaret A. Morrison,   b. 1847,   d. 1882, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Aug 1867  Boone County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Indiana Marriage Records 
    • Name: Robert B. Hewitt; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 1 August 1867; Event Place: Boone County, Indiana; Registration Place: Boone County, Indiana, United States; Marriage License Date: 27 July 1867; Gender: Male; Spouse's Name: Margaret A. Morrison; Spouse's Gender: Female; Officiator's Name: Gabriel Hutchings; Page: 49; Gs Film Number: 001320112; Digital Folder Number: 004202691; Image Number: 00060; Number Of Images: 1
    Residence  1889  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID  F4242  Group Sheet

    Family  Joseph Allen "Joe" Fent,   b. 17 Aug 1865, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1941, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  15 Apr 1892  [5, 8
    Married  15 Apr 1893  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • (both names apparently transcribed incorrectly:)Fent, James A.; Spouse: Hewitt, May Blanche; Marriage Date: 15 April 1893; County: Louisa; State: Iowa
    Residence  1920  Oak Hill, Crawford County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Curtis Lee Fent,   b. 15 Aug 1893, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1978, Santa Barbara County, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Carl Egbert Fent,   b. 5 Apr 1897, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897
     3. Jessie Fern Fent,   b. 6 Sep 1899, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1984
     4. Isaac Verne Fent,   b. 12 Jul 1901, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1966, Planview Hospital, Plainview, Hale County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Anna L. Fent,   b. 7 Apr 1903, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1979
     6. Leonard R. Fent,   b. 20 Feb 1905, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1978, Fairbury Hospital, Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ethel Ruth Fent,   b. 4 Jan 1907, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1910 and 1920
     8. Ida May Fent,   b. 23 Jan 1909, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 2000
     9. James Mitchell Fent,   b. 21 Jun 1914, Jackson Township, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1994
    Last Modified  9 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F5820  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S377] World Connect - Hewitt :2102659, (last updated: Sat May 25 15:18:36 2002, contact: Daniel Hewit) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S12878] Fent, Mary Blanche (Hewitt) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 12, 1959; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S3177] Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S394] Louisa County, Iowa - A Portrait and Biographical Album of Louisa County 1889, (Acme Publishing Company, Chicago, published in 1889), pages 260-261 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S12877] Fent, Joseph Allen "Joe" - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, August 21, 1941; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 4).

    10. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).