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Nora (Sinnett) Hewett

Birth: She was born in 1916 at Oklahoma.  

Family Information: Daughter of William and Mabel Sinnett.

At some point prior to June 1933 she married Benny Wade Hewett.  


Pre-Colony History: In 1920 and 1930 she was living in Oklahoma with her parents and siblings.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: In June 1933 she was working on the evening crew for dinner along with Mrs. Swilley, Mrs. Johnson, Florence Anderson, Mrs. Collins, Anna Tabb and Nora Hewitt. 

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1935 she and her husband, Benny Wade, were living in DeRidder, Louisiana.

In 1940 they and their three children were living in the unincorporated town of New Llano, Louisiana while Benny Wade worked as a mechanic at the old colony ice and cold storage plant -- at that time the owner was Joe H. Johnson.

She and Benny Wade divorced sometime before 1958 and she married Frank Kashik in 1958 at San Diego, California.  

Death: She died in 2009 and was buried at Riverside National Cemetery at Riverside, California.  

Sources: US Census: 1920, 1930, 1940; "Llano Colonist": June 4, 1933; California Marriage Index;  


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