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Posted by: Debra Eddy (ID *****7794) Date: August 26, 2010 at 06:26:24
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Can anyone help me with information about Joseph HEWITT, the husband of Phoebe PRICKETT of Woodland, Barry Co., MI? I know very little about them. Joseph and Phoebe had at least 3 children:

Benjamin is said to have served in the Civil War. He married Erva WEEKS and moved to Hickory County, VA, where he died. No further info.

Elizabeth married Philetus WALDRON. No further info.

Mary E. (15 Jun 1849-19 May 1915) married 31 Dec 1876, Asa DILLENBECK (12 Mar 1846, NY-19 Feb 1910, Castleton Twp., Barry Co., MI

Phoebe was a sister of my husband's ancestor, Maria PRICKETT. The PRICKETTS were born in Binsey, Oxford, England. Some of them came to America, others stayed in England.

I'm not sure when Phoebe emigrated, but Maria is said to have come to America about 1840. She settled for a time in Wayne Co., MI, and been a maid for Lewis CASS's household.

If anyone knows anything about these people, I'd really appreciate hearing from you.

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