Mehitable Jewett

F, (5 December 1730 - 14 April 1802)
Father-Biological*Samuel Jewett1 b. 26 Apr 1694, d. 13 Oct 1753
Mother-Biological*Ruth Hardy b. 15 Jun 1699, d. 13 Aug 1757
Family Lines
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Last Edited=12 May 2023
Gravestone of Mehitable (Jewett) Wheeler
     Mehitable Jewett was born on 5 December 1730 at Bradford, Massachusetts.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Samuel Jewett and Ruth Hardy.1

Mehitable Jewett, age 20, married Peter Wheeler, age 21 , son of Peter Wheeler and Hannah Colburn, on 19 March 1751 at Hollis, New Hampshire.1,4,5,6,7 Mehitable Jewett was mentioned in the will of Samuel Jewett on 18 July 1752 at Hollis, New Hampshire.8 Mehitable and Petermoved to Temple, New Hampshire. towards the end of their life.1 Mehitable Jewett died on 14 April 1802 at Temple, New Hampshire, at age 71.2 She was buried at Alstead Center Cemetery, Alstead, New Hampshire. Mehitable's epitaph reads:

In memory of Mrs.
Mehitable Wheeler
Relict of Mr. Peter Wheeler
who died April 14th
1802 in the 72d
year of her age.2,9

Children of Mehitable Jewett and Peter Wheeler


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  9. Historic Activities Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire. Colonial Gravestone Inscriptions in the State of New Hampshire. Dover, New Hampshire: by the author, 1942.