Theodore Furber Jewett
|Birthplace:||Rochester, Strafford, NH, USA|
|Death:||Died in South Berwick, York, ME, USA|
|Place of Burial:||South Berwick, York, ME, USA|
Husband of Elizabeth Sewel Jewett
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About Capt. Theodore Jewett
CAPTAIN THEODORE FURBER JEWETT (Dearborn1129, Benjamin478, Benjamin180, Jonathan 63, Joseph11, Maximilian3, Edward1), was born in Rochester, N. Y., June 30, 1787. When a boy he was bound out, but ran away and shipped on a "Whaler" for the Pacific Ocean; was left, with two companions, on an uninhabited island to guard stores and secure seals, where he remained eight or nine months. He returned to New England, and at the time of the Embargo ran a vessel to the West Indies, was captured by an English vessel and confined on the famous Dartmour Prison Ship. He later became a successful ship-owner and merchant in South Berwick, Me. Capt. Jewett married in Portsmouth, N. H., June 22, 1812, Sarah Orne, daughter of Capt. James and Sarah Orne of Portsmouth. She died there June 15, 1819. His second wife, whom he married Oct. 15, 1821, was Olive Walker, daughter of Capt. Tobias Walker of Portsmouth. She was born in Portsmouth, in 1790, and died in South Berwick, Me., Feb. 15, 1826. He then married, June 2, 1829, Mary Rice, who was born in Portsmouth, in 1786, daughter of Samuel Rice of Portsmouth. She died in South Berwick, Dec. 3, 1854, and he married Eliza Sleeper (Lang) Jewett, widow of his brother Nathan. She was born Exeter, N. H.. and died in South Berwick, Feb. 9, 1870. She was the daughter of J. Sleeper of Exeter.
American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) about Theodore Furber Jewett
Name: Theodore Furber Jewett
Birth Date: 1787
Birthplace: New Hampshire,
Page Number: 323
Biographical Info: sea capt.
Reference: History and gen. Of the Jewets in America. By Fred. Clarke Jewett. New York, 1908. (2v.):2343