Geary or Gary Family Genealogy

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Tracing the Descendants of Peter Gary, a Revolutionary War soldier of Somerset County, PA.
Tracing the Moose family from Somerset County, PA to Marshall County, WV.
Tracing the Matthew Shields family from Ireland to Pittsburgh, PA
Many other collateral lines

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  • ID: I8
  • Name: Iva Lewellen JEWEL
  • Surname: Jewel
  • Given Name: Iva Lewellen
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 9 May 1880 in , Montgomery, Virginia 1
  • Death: 24 Oct 1980 in Bridgewater, Rockingham, Virginia 2
  • Burial: Sunset Cmtry, Christiansburg, Montgomery County, Virginia
  • _UID: D5B86670EC8C82419AE4CB88909FAD2C77E6
  • Note:
    !MARRIAGE: Certificate of Marriage No. 6620 Series I; 1912; Issued by the Orphans Court of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; ;Original in poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA; NOTE: Wedding Invitation also in his poss. Separated in 1918 but never divorced.

    She was called Vivi by her family (nickname given her by son, JJG, attempting as a baby to say Iva).

    !BIRTH-PARENTS-CHILDREN: Jewel Family Bibles; 1880-11980; Bible publ various dates; ; In poss of James Geary, Harrisonburg, VA.

    !EDUCATION: - Grade school, Christiansburg, VA; taught herself typing and shorthand.

    !PROFESSION: - Worked as a secretary; went to Pittsburgh and became society editor of the fashionable Pittsburgh Bulletin; later wrote free-lance articles and was employed on several newspapers; 1945-1967 self-employed as a professional genealogist in Washington, D. C.
  • Change Date: 13 Jan 2004 at 00:00:00

    Father: William Hank JEWEL
    Mother: Sarah Jane DAVIS

    Marriage 1 James Madison GEARY b: 28 Mar 1887 in Pittsburgh, Alleghany, Pennsylvania
    • Married: 4 Dec 1912 in Pittsburgh, Alleghany, Pennsylvania
    1. Has Children James Jewel GEARY b: 14 May 1914 in Pittsburgh, Alleghany, Pennsylvania
    2. Has No Children Iva (Tissie) GEARY b: 4 Aug 1916 in Pittsburgh, Alleghany, Pennsylvania

    1. Title: Social Security Death Index
      Author: US Social Security Administration
      Publication: Internet Web Site
    2. Title: Social Security Death Index
      Author: US Social Security Administration
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note: IVA GEARY SSN 229-24-9147
      Residence: 22801 Harrisonburg, Harrisonburg City, VA
      Born 9 May 1880 Last Benefit:
      Died Oct 1980 Issued: VA (Before 1951)
    3. Title: 1930 United States Federal Census. [database on-line]
      Author: Provo, UT:, 2001-.
      Publication: Internet Web Site
      Note: Image Source: Year: 1930; Census Place: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia; Roll: T626_2483; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 36; Image: 0084. Name: Iva L Geary Age: 49 Estimated birth year: 1880 Birthplace: Virginia Relation to Head-of-house: Sister Race: White Home in 1930: Roanoke, Roanoke (Independent City), Virginia.

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    Documentation has been included when available. I am adding information from the Social Security Death Records, as well as obituaries as I have time. Corrections, additions and comments welcome.

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