Jewett, William D
Jewett, William D.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Ballston, N.Y., about 1788; was converted in 1811; was licensed to preach in 1821, and preached much, and was ordained deacon previous to entering the Genesee Conference in 1830; was superannuated in 1845, and died at Huron, N.Y., Nov. 10, 1855. Mr. Jewett was a man of unobtrusive piety, and a pattern of ministerial fidelity." He labored with all faithfulness and love until his strength failed him. At death he left his property, about $3000, to the Bible and Missionary societies, and the superannuated brethren of his own Conference. — Minutes of Conf. 6, 102. (G.L.T.)