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Note: http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=nancn&id=I29698 DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN THOMAS HEWITT OF STONINGTON, CONN.. Compiled by Virginia Hewitt Watterson, 1996. Found in the Joseph Smith Library, Salt Lake City, Ut. Page 37. Born in Canaan, Litchfield Co., Conn., 5 Dec 1750 (VR), son of Ephraim Hewitt and Mary Randall; died after Aug 1820, probably in Concord (now Day), Saratoga Co., NY. Asa married MAHALEY ____. Nothing is known of this lady, she may have been a 2 nd wife. She and Asa were members of the Baptist Church of Northville in 1815 and 1816. Asa served during the Revolutionary War as a private in the New York militia in Col. Van Veghten's regiment. He also served in the Albany Co. militia (Saratoga District) under Col. John McCrea in 1778. There is no record of Asa having applied for a pension on his own service, but he did sign a deposition for his brother, Joseph Hewitt, on 23 Aug 1820, attesting to their having served during the war. Asa was a resident of Saratoga Co., NY when he signed the deposition. After the war, Asa settled in Stillwater, Albany Co. (now Saratoga Co.), NY sometime before 1790. He later moved to Edinburg in that county. Asa sold his land in Edinburg to his son, David Hewitt, on 23 Jun 1815 (Book C, p. 310) and moved to Concord (now Day) in Saratoga Co., NY. Not all of the children in this family are known. The 1790 NY census records indicate there were 3 sons and 3 daughters in Asa's household. There were other children born after that year. No probate or cemetery records have been found for Asa or Mahaley. Note: Another daughter may have been Hannah Hewitt, b. c. 1780, in NY, who m. Robert Scribner, 19 Jun 1798, at Christ Church, Ballston Spay, NY (CR); she died 10 Sep 1862 (tombstone), and was buried in Northville, NY at Main Street Cem. References: Vital Records of Canaan, Conn. National Archives, Rev. War Pension File #843,659. Land Records of Saratoga Co., NY, Book C, p. 310, LDS film #556,588. Berthold Fernow, NEW YORK IN THE REVOLUTION, Cottonport, LA, 1972, p. 393. NEW YORK IN THE REVOLUTION AS COLONY AND STATE, Albany, 1909, p. 123. Durkee, CEMETERY EPITAPHS OF SARATOGA CO., NY, LDS film #17934. Chapman, PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF HILLSDALE CO., MICHIGAN, Chicago, 1888, p. 464. Information from Priscilla L. Edwards, Historian of the Town of Edinburg, NY, Bible record of William Hewitt family and Isaac Scribner family. Cornelius E. Durkee, INDEX TO MARRIAGES AND DEATHS TO SARATOGA CO., NY, LDS film #33296. US Census 1790-1820.
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