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Death Of Samuel P. Jewett

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Af ter a lingering illness, Mr. Samuel y. Jewett died last Saturday evening at lis residence on West Huron street. Ie was held in high esteem by the many of our citizens who knew him, and although he had grown to manhood before coming here, he was one of our earlier settlers. He was bom in Conïecticut in 1809, and henee was in his eventy-ninth year at the time of his death. He graduated at the Cayuga Academv in 1826. In 1833 he flrst carne to Michigan, but returned to New ï"ork. In 1837 he again carne to this State, locating at Ann Arbor, whme heengaged in the mercantile business for many years. Aftenvards he had the management of the Chicago branch of the great stove house of Stierman S. Jevvett & Co., of Buffalo. 111 health compeiled him to abandon active business in 1873. In 1840 he built nis residence on Huron street in which he resided for so many years. He was a devoted father. He leaves four dauc;hters, all of whom are married, Mrs. Hyde and Mrs. Kinne, of this city, Mrs. Paul of Montreal, and Mrs. Smith of Detroit. The funeral ervices were held VVednesday atternoon, and were conducted by Rev. Mr. Miller, of Detroit.