Hewitt, Hosea (1847-1906)

Family

Hosea was born 14 February 1847 at Buckley, Flintshire, to parents Joseph Hewitt, a coal miner (1861), and Mary Roberts. He was baptised on 14 March 1847 at Northrop cum Flint.

He emigrated to USA in 1885.

He married Martha Ann Allen (1848-1908) in the spring of 1873 at Leeds, Yorkshire. Census returns identify four children.

  • Joseph William (1875-1938)
  • Florence Mary (1877-1891)
  • Martha Gertrude (1878-1954) – a school teacher (1925)
  • Ethel Elizabeth (1880-1957) – married Fred W Dinsmore, an insurance agent (1930), in 1902

Hosea died on 5 November 1906 at Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA

Circuits

  • 1869 Pateley Bridge
  • 1871 Horbury
  • 1872 Leeds III
  • 1876 Bradford I
  • 1879 to Congregational ministry
  • Airedale Independent College
  • 1880 Gomersal
  • 1881-5 Ipswich, Crown Street

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Surman index id:12391

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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