Col Albert Burton Jewett

Col Albert Burton Jewett

Saint Albans, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 6 Mar 1887 (aged 57)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Swanton, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 20555413 · View Source
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"born St. Albans Vt, died Jacksonville, Fl"

wife: Achsa M Jewett
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Jim Monical
Plymouth, Minnesota

Colonel Albert Burton Jewett, b. March 20, 1829, Swanton, Vermont (St. Albans , Vt. on gravestone). d. March 6, 1887, Swanton, Vt. (Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida on tombstone). He was the son of Eleazer Jewett and Dorothy Abel (buried St. Albans Bay Cemetery). He married March 20, 1851, Achsa Griffin b. Jul 13, 1833. d. April 23, 1912.

"Mr. Jewett enlisted for the Civil War as 1st Lieutenant of Co. A, 1st Regiment Volunteers (a three month regiment) April 27, 1861, and was mustered out Aug. 15, 1861. He again enlisted Aug. 26, 1862, as Colonel of the 10th Vermont Volunteers and resigned on account of physical disability April 25, 1864. He was stationed most of the time on the upper Potomac and was in the Battle of Orange Grove, Nov. 27, 1863. Soon after leaving the service he became interested in the proposed St. Johnsbury and Lake Champlain R.R., and it was largely due to his efforts that the road was finally built. He was Superintendent of the road until it was sold to the Boston and Maine R.R. They lived in Swanton, where he died March 6, 1887."

The Jewett genealogy had no further information or dates for Achsa Griffin.

Ref: Frederick Clarke Jewett: History and genealogy of the Jewetts of America : a record of Edward Jewett, of Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, and of his two emigrant sons, Deacon Maximilian and Joseph Jewett, settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts, in 1639; also of Abraham and John Jewett, early settlers of Rowley, and of the Jewetts who have settled in the United States since the year 1800 Rowley, Mass.: Jewett Family of America, 1908, Vol. 1, p. 486; Vol. 2, p. 745.


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