Hewitt, Elias, Jr., 1792 - 1865

Lieutenant Elias Hewitt, Jr., (May 5, 1792-January 8, 1865) was the son of Elias Hewitt and Anna Hull of North Stonington, Connecticut, and the husband of Polly Miner.  He served as an ensign in the 4th Company of the 30th Regiment that responded to the British attack on Stonington in 1814. Hewitt was a justice of the peace and judge of probate for North Stonington.  In 1837, he was elected State senator for District No. 8.  In April 1844, the General Assembly appointed him an overseer to the Eastern Pequot Indian community to replace his brother Ezra. Find A Grave (Whhler Cemetery, North Stonington, CT).  Wheeler, History of Stonington, 71, 424. Connecticut Register (1846), 58; (1850), 24. 


Born: 
May 5, 1792
Died: 
January 8, 1865