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George Robert Twelves Hewes

George Robert Twelves Hewes

Male 1742 - 1840  (98 years)

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  • Name George Robert Twelves Hewes 
    Born 25 Aug 1742  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Nov 1840  Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grand Army of the Republic plot, Lakeview Cemetery, Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I57371  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father George Hewes,   b. 13 Aug 1701, Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1749  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Abigail Sever,   b. 1711, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1755, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 14 Nov 1728  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26001  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah "Sally" Sumner,   b. 1750, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1828, Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 17 Jan 1768  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth "Betsey" Hewes,   b. 3 Feb 1773, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1837, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F5990  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1742 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jan 1768 - Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Nov 1840 - Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grand Army of the Republic plot, Lakeview Cemetery, Richfield Springs, Otsego, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Robert Twelves Hewes (1742-1840)
    George Robert Twelves Hewes (1742-1840)
    "The Centenarian," painted 1835 by Joseph Cole

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Joanne Lahr-Kreischer to Weldon Whipple, 6 Mar 2002. Cites the book "The Shoemaker and the Tea Party," which is the story of George Robert Twelve Hewes.

      !SOURCE: Alfred F. Young, The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution (Boston: Beacon Press, 1999), p. 15-16, 26-27, 68-70, 83.

      !ACTIVITIES: Noted for his participation in the Boston Tea Party. --A.F. Young

      !SOURCE: Lieutenant Joshua Hewes, a New England Pioneer, and Some of His Descendants, with Materials for a Genealogical History of Other Families of the Name, and a Sketch of Joseph Hewes, the Signer," pp. 26-36. Ebook submitted by Hugh Hudson (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple, 13 Nov 2010.


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