HISTORIC BRAMWELL PIONEER
FRANK R. HEWITT
Frank R. Hewitt was the son of Colonel John D. Hewitt, Sr. Col. Frank Hewitt served as Supertendent of Buckeye Coal & Coke Co.
Col. John D. Hewitt, Sr. was born in 1847 in Lancashire, England and came with his parents to the United States in 1852. They located in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, where he attended school and later found employment in the antracite coal mines. During the Civil War he served in the 13th Pennsylvania Cavalry for two years. In 1886 he brought his family to the Flat-Top Coal Fields. When Colonel Hewitt came to Bramwell he brought his wife, formerly Miss Nancy Katharine Reedy of Pennsylvania , whom he had married in 1876. They had six children, Maude, Frank, Dick, Florance, Stevenson and John.
FRANK R. HEWITT (1881 - 1928) Supertendent Buckeye Coal & Coke. Co.
Birth: March 19, 1881
Death: July 22, 1928
Burial: Evergreen Burial Park Roanoke Roanoke City Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 47