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Nehemiah Jewett
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1643
Rowley
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1719
Rowley
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

Nehemiah Jewett was born in Rowley, Massachusetts to Joseph Jewett, who immigrated to Massachusetts from England and represented Rowley as a representative on five occasions. Nehemiah Jewett became a noticeable figure in Essex County, Massachusetts by 1675 when much of the local legal transactions were written by him.[1]

In 1689, he was elected to represent Rowley at the Massachusetts General Court for the first time. He was reelected to serve Rowley as a delegate for fourteen more years between 1689 and his death. From 1693 to 1694 and in 1701, he served as the Speaker of the House.[2] During his tenure he compensated those damaged by the Salem witch trials. In 1711 and 1712, he was Justice of the Session Court.[3]
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Jewett (1609 - 1660)
  Mary Mallinson Jewett (1606 - 1652)
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Jewett Nelson (1634 - 1664)**
  Jeremiah Jewett (1637 - 1714)*
  Hannah Jewett Babbage (1641 - ____)*
  Nehemiah Jewett (1643 - 1719)
  Joseph Jewett (1656 - 1694)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Here Lyes What was Mortal of ye Worthy Nehemiah Jewet, Esquier who died Ianuary ye 1st 1719-20 aged 77 years Lacking 3 monthes
 
Note: son of Joseph & Mary
 
Burial:
Rowley Burial Ground
Rowley
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: No. 118, 6 Row, West 4
GPS (lat/lon): 42.7131, -70.8772
 
Created by: Frank Grimes
Record added: Nov 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6920015
Nehemiah Jewett
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Nehemiah Jewett
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 Added: Apr. 2, 2015
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 Added: Jul. 17, 2014
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