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Joseph Jewett

Birthplace: Bradford, West Riding, Yorkshire, England (United Kingdom)
Death: February 26, 1660
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Jewett and Mary Taylor
Husband of Mary Jewett and Ann Jewett
Father of Sarah Nelson; Jeremiah Jewett; Hannah Babbidge; Nehemiah Jewett, the Elder; Faith Jewett and 4 others
Brother of William Jewett; Deacon Maximillian Jewett; Mary Jewett; Grace D Dobson; Sarah Jewett and 7 others

Occupation: Clothier merchant
Managed by: Joel Lawrence Nichols
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About Joseph Jewett

Please see History and Genealogy of the Jewett Family; (Steven Ferry, March 2, 2021.)

Joseph was baptized in Bradford, West Riding, England on 12/31/1609. Joseph married first Mary Mallinson in Bradford, West Riding, England on 10/01/1634. Joseph with wife Mary, 2 children, and his brother Maximillian sailed from Hull, England in the ship JOHN, in 1638, to Boston, MA. Joseph was admitted as a Freeman 05/22/1639. Joseph married second Ann (?) Allen in Boston, MA on 05/13/1653.

Joseph Jewett memorial placque (and others) Near this spot. their graves unmarked, lie buried MAXIMILIAN AND JOSEPH JEWETT, sons of EDWARD and MARY (TAYLOR) JEWETT of Bradford, England ******** They came over in 1638 in the Company led by Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, which settled the Town of Rowley in the Spring of 1639 ******* 1607 - MAXIMILIAN JEWETT - 1684 Deacon of the Church Forty Five years Selectman, Moderator of Town Meetings Representative in the General Court Twenty Years ******* 1609 - JOSEPH JEWETT - 1660-61 A Distinguished Merchant Served the Town on Important Committees Representative in the General Court Five Years ******* Erected by the Jewett Family of America A.D. 1912

Maximilian Jewett and Joseph Jewett were sons of Edward Jowett and Mary Tayler, who married 1 October 1604 in Bradford, West Riding, Yorkshire. The 2 February 1614/5 will of Edward Jowet of Bradford names children William, Maximilian, Joseph, and Sara; wife Mary; and father-in-law William Taylor [Hazen, NEHGR 94:101–4]. Maximilian, son of Edward Jowett of Eckilshill (a village near Bradford, Yorkshire), was baptized 4 October 1607 (compatible with his deposition that he was born about 1606 [EQC 5:393]). Joseph, son of Edward Jewett of Bradford, was baptized 31 December 1609 (making him a reasonable 25 at marriage). The 1684 will of Maximilian names children Ezekiel (eldest son), Joseph, Elizabeth, Anna, Mary, Sarah, and Faith [Jewett, 11–12], all born in Rowley beginning in 1643 [RowVR 1:106–15]. Joseph married in Bradford 1 October 1634 Mary Mallinson; children of Joseph Jewette of Bradford were Sarah (3 January 1635/6) and Jeremie (26 December 1637) [Hazen, NEHGR 94:99–107]. Joseph and Mary Jewett were admitted to the Dorchester church 4 9m [November] 1639 [DChR 4]. The 15 February 1660[/1] will of Joseph Jewett mentions brother Maximilian, seven unnamed children (including two by his last wife), and eldest son Jeremiah. Estate papers mention youngest son Joseph and Faith, Nehemiah, and Patience [EPR 1:327–30].

further research

Elizabeth Jewett (Pell) of Rowley is said to have been married to a Joseph Jewett... It may not be the same Joseph Jewwet but Maxmillian Jewett also lived in Rowley...

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Joseph Jewett's Timeline

December 13, 1609
Roley, Essex, Mass
December 31, 1609
Bradford, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
December 31, 1609
Bradford, Yorkshire, England
December 31, 1609
Bradford, West Riding, Yorkshire, England
January 3, 1635
Bradford, Yorkshire, England
December 26, 1637
Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
April 15, 1641
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
April 6, 1643
Rowley, Massachusetts Bay Colony, Colonial America
March 5, 1645
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, Colonial America