Rev Henry Erastus Jewett

Rev Henry Erastus Jewett

Birth
Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death 16 May 1910 (aged 68)
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, USA
Burial Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Plot 15
Memorial ID 117614034 · View Source
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He was the son of Ephraim and Jane (Fairbanks) Jewett, and was born in St. Johnsbury, Vt., April 9, 1842. Was educated at St. Johnsbury Academy, graduating in 1859; Amherst College, class of 1863 (non-graduate); Andover Theological Seminary, graduating in 1869. Ordained by council at Redwood, Cal., July 12, 1870. Was non-commissioned officer, Thirty-Ninth Wisconsin Volunteers, 1864. Pastorates: Pastor, Redwood, Cal., 1869-79. Was superintendent of schools, San Mateo, Cal., 1873-75; principal. Golden Gate (later Hopkins) Academy, Oakland, Cal., 1879-88. Resided in Vacaville, Cal., 1889-97. Pastor, Vacaville, Cal., 1890-96. Without charge, Berkeley, Cal., from 1897. Was trustee. Pacific Theological Seminary, 1877-1903. Registrar and state secretary of California General Association from 1877. Director, Home Missionary Society. Degree conferred: Honorary m.a., Amherst College, 1883. Publications: Memoir of Rev. Israel Edson Dwinell, 320 pp., Oakland, Cal., 1902; pamphlets; various memorials. Married, May 31, 1876, at Sacramento, Cal., Alice H. Dwinell, daughter of Rev. Israel Edson and Rebecca E. (Maxwell) Dwinell. Four children, living. Died May 16, 1910, at Berkeley, of heart failure, aged 68 years, 1 month, and 7 days.

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Jewett-In Berkeley, May 16, 1910, at his residence, 2511 Benvenue avenue. Rev. Henry E. Jewett, dearly beloved husband of Alice Jewett, and father of Mrs. M.B. Greely, Mary Rebekah and Franklin Jewett, a native of Vermont, aged 68 years 1 month and 7 days.

Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services tomorrow (Thursday), May 19, 1910, at 10 o'clock a.m., at the First Congregational Church, corner of Durant and Dana streets, Berkeley. Internment Mountain View Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Member#47194125
  • Added: 25 Sep 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 117614034
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Henry Erastus Jewett (9 Apr 1842–16 May 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 117614034, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA ; Maintained by Member#47194125 (contributor 47194125) .