Clipped From The Monticello Express

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still considered an important part of ^^^•••^••^^••^••••^••MM^Mna^^MMMB^MMH ^T Pioneer farmer (Con't from D-7) Their daughter and son-in-law, Eben and Ella Jewett Hicks took over the farm. They operated it for 10 years before moving to Monticello where Hicks went into business. However, the farm stayed in the family. Jewett died at his Monticello home Nov. 18, 1901 at the age of 76. His wife died Feb. 2, 1921 at the age of 87. After the death of Ella Jewett Hicks on Feb. 12,1957, the farm went to her three sons, Lowell, Lyle and Frank. None of the sons live in the Monticello area. The sale of the farm in 1965 marked the end of the farm which had remained in the Jewett family for 109 years. (Editor's note; Information for this story was obtained from an article written by Frank Dewitt Hicks and published in the 1963 edition of the Jewett Family of America yearbook). A the

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  1. The Monticello Express,
  2. 10 Jul 1965, Sat,
  3. Page 340

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