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John Theodore "Theodore" Hewitt

Male 1871 - 1953


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  • Name  John Theodore "Theodore" Hewitt  [1, 2, 3
    Nickname  Theodore 
    Born  8 Jun 1871  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1880  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Theadore Hewitt, white, male, age 8, son, occupation at school, attended school during the census year, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana
    Iowa State Census  1895  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • John T. Hewitt, age 23, male, son, born in Louisa County, Iowa
    Census  1900  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Theodore Hewitt, son, male, born June 1871, age 28, single, born in Iowa, father born in Ohio, mother born in Indiana, occupation farm laborer, could write, could speak English
    Census  1910  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Theadore Hewitt, son, male, white, age 37, single, birthplace Iowa, father's birthplace Indiana, mother's birthplace Ohio, could speak English, occupation farmer, nature of industry home farm, employer, could read, could write
    Census  1920  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • ("Theodore" Hewitt was single, head of household living with his mother, Amy A. Hewitt, and sister, Mary N. Hewitt:) Line number 39: farm, dwelling number: 10, family number: 10: Theodore Hewitt, head of household, owned home, free of mortgage, male, white, age 40, single, could read, could write, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Ohio, mother's birthplace Indiana, could speak English, occupation manager, nature of industry farm, own account, number of farm in schedule: 42
    Iowa State Census  1925  Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • John T. Hewitt, son, male, white, age 53, single, attended high school, state highest grade (9-12): 11, could read, could write, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: William J. Hewitt, father's birthplace: Ohio, name of mother: Amy A. Bergren, mother's birthplace: Indiana, mother's age at last birthday: 99, place of marriage of parents: Kossuth, Iowa, church affiliation: Presbyterian
    Residence  Feb 1926  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence  Jan 1933  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Residence  Dec 1940  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Residence  Nov 1941  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence  Jul 1947  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Died  31 Jul 1953  east of Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 17
    Buried  4 Aug 1953  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 17
    Obituary  6 Aug 1953  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • J. T. Hewitt Funeral Tuesday

      Theodore Hewitt, 82, lifelong resident of the Morning Sun community, died at his home east of town Friday, July 31 (1953), after a long illness. Born on the farm now occupied by the Bill Macmullin family, Mr. Hewitt had lived for the past 72 years in the home where he died. He had not been actively engaged in farming for several years.

      John Theodore Hewitt was one of ten children born to William J. and Amy Ann Hewitt. He was born June 8, 1871. On October 18, 1928, he was married to Virginia Myers who survives.

      Other survivors are a brother, Alvah H. Hewitt, Spokane, Washington, and several nieces and nephews.

      Preceding him in death were two sisters, Mary and Nina, and four brothers, Cyrus, Irven, Tom and Charles. Two of the Hewitt children died in infancy.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph  Louisa County, Iowa, Cemetery Records  [5
    • Name: John Theodore Hewitt; Sex: M; Born: 1871; Died or Buried: 1953; Age: 82; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-44; Notes: 1871-1953
    Person ID  I7608  All Families
    Last Modified  4 Feb 2014 

    Father  William John "W. J." Hewitt,   b. 13 Jul 1820, Butler County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1894, near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Amy Ann Bergen,   b. 31 Mar 1832, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1926, near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Sep 1854  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 18, 19
    Family ID  F1654  Group Sheet

    Family  Virginia H. Myers,   b. 9 Nov 1879, Hancock County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1962, Ross Nursing Home, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Oct 1928  Eldon, Wapello County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Last Modified  4 Feb 2014 
    Family ID  F23412  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Listed as John T. Hewitt

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

    3. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Page 3, Supervisor's District 1, Enumeration District 127, Sheet 471C; Enumerated on June 2, 1880

    4. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census.

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

    6. [S29] 1895 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township

    7. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; Enumeration District #87; Supervisor's District #74; Sheet 12A; Page 94 8372; June 16, 1900

    8. [S72] 1910 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 98, supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 2A, page number: 107; enumeration date: April 18, 1910

    9. [S19] 1920 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 102; supervisor's district: 1, sheet number: 13A, page number: 239; enumeration date: January 7, 1920

    10. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa

    11. [S957] Hewitt, Amy Ann (Bergen) - Obituary, (originally published in The Davenport Democrat and Leader, page 10, February 24, 1926; Davenport, Scott County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S12786] Hewitt, Mary N. - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, January 5, 1933; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S12802] Hewitt, William Thomas "Tom" - Death Notice, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, December 26, 1940; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S12803] Hewitt, William Thomas "Tom" - Funeral Notice, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, January 2, 1941; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S516] Hewitt, Cyrus Fairchild - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, November 20, 1941; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S12805] Armstrong, Nina Deborah (Hewitt) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, July 17, 1947; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S12807] Hewitt, John "Theodore" - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, August 6, 1953; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    18. [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).

    19. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Morning Sun Township, Louisa County Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1818