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Mary Eliza Grainger Hewett
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1882
Horry County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1960

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Mrs. Benjamin E. Hewett, 77, died at 11:15 p.m. Sunday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Bernice H. Jernigan, Woodland Drive, Hampton Heights. Her husband died January 29, 1956.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Waters Funeral Home by Elder Oscar Broom of the Primitive Baptist Church of Monroe, N.C. and Laverne Gandy of Florence. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Serving as active bearers will be Weston Hardee, Paul Hardee, Rudolph Todd, Nathaniel Harrelson, Vernon Harrelson and Boyce Todd.

A native of Horry County, Mrs. Hewett was born December 17, 1882. She was the former Miss Mary Grainger and a daughter of the late George W. and Nancy Prince Grainger, pioneer citizens of Horry County. She had been a citizen of Florence for 22 years and was a member of Five Points Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Bernice H. Jernigan, Florence; one son, G.E. Hewett, Florence; six sisters, Mrs. Glenn Todd, Loris, Mrs. Minnie Littleford, Chevy Chase Md., Mrs. Emma Harrelson, Loris, Mrs. Sallie Burroughs, Conway, Mrs. Ola Fowler, Tabor City, N.C. and Mrs. Balsoria Blackburn, Wilmington, N.C., and nine grandchildren.

(The Florence Morning News - Tuesday, July 12, 1960)

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 Parents:
  George Washington Grainger (1854 - 1928)
  Nancy Caroline Prince Grainger (1861 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Benjamin E. Hewett (1886 - 1956)
 
 Children:
  Nancy B. Hewett (1914 - 1914)*
  George Edwood Hewett (1916 - 1995)*
  Benjamin Eldridge Hewett (1919 - 1947)*
  Bernice Hewett Jernigan (1921 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles J. Grainger (1874 - 1916)**
  Sarah Estelle Grainger Burroughs (1879 - 1965)**
  Davis Burt Grainger (1879 - 1938)**
  Mary Eliza Grainger Hewett (1882 - 1960)
  Emma Caroline Grainger Harrelson (1883 - 1963)*
  Bradley Grainger (1886 - 1896)*
  Craven P. Grainger (1889 - 1918)*
  Etta Viola Grainger Fowler (1892 - 1971)*
  Nancy Glendora Grainger Todd (1893 - 1981)*
  Edna Balzoria Grainger Blackburn (1897 - 1986)*
  Minnie Jeroe Grainger Littleford (1900 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Florence
Florence County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: SuzanneTF
Record added: May 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70152858
Mary Eliza <i>Grainger</i> Hewett
Added by: Barbara Lehman
 
Mary Eliza <i>Grainger</i> Hewett
Added by: Barbara Lehman
 
 
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