My Hewes are a spelling variant of Hughs. There is a free site, surnamedb.com that has some background information about the Hughs surname. It's said to be of French origins and derives from pre 7th century personal name "Hue."
It sounds like you have a fair amount of family history info. You might be able to show a few generations of your tree. Parents, grandparents, great grandparents and so on.