Hewitt, Nancy, 1793 -

Nancy Hewitt (June 23, 1793-) was the daughter of Elias Hewitt and Anna Hull.  She married Erastus Williams on February 15, 1818 in Groton and had nine children.  One of the members of her household after the death of Erastus Williams in 1845 was Edward Nedson, an elderly Eastern Pequot man who served as their servant.  In the late summer of 1847, Nedson was brutally assaulted by George and Isaac Jackson at the nearby Mashantucket Pequot reservation on August 1st.  He returned to the Williams' home gravely wounded, where he died two days later on August 3rd.  Nancy and her son William subsequently testified before New London County officials at Jackson's hearing.  By 1850, Nancy was living in New London in the household of Joseph Douglas and his wife Nancy Williams Culver.

Wheeler, History of Stonington, 422, 424.  Connecticut, Town Marriage Records,  pre-1870 (Barbour Collection), Ancestry.  Federal Enumeration of Connecticut (New London, 1850), Ancestry.

June 23, 1793