While looking for information on a Hewlett Smith of Long Island, an on-line search provided this obit.
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The New York Times, 10 February 1880, page 8:1
"Death List Of A Day"
"Mrs. Henrietta Smith, widow of Hewlett Smith, died at her home in Jamaica yesterday in the ninety-eighth year of her age. She was born at Orient and was the daughter of Elijah Griffin. She leaves three daughters, Mrs. Mary John H. Sutphin, wife of the County Clerk of Queens; Mrs. Stephen L. Spaeder and Mrs. Henry Johnson, and one son Melville Smith."